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Author Brand, David, Sir, 1912-1979.
Title [Interview with Sir David Brand, Premier] [sound recording] / [interviewed by Jean Teasdale].
Imprint 1976.
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Call # OH150
Phys. Description 1 sound cassette (2 hr., 30 min.)
Series 200 Voices from the Oral History Records Rescue Group Project
Local Note Transcript (typescript, 90 p.)
Note This sound recording has been preserved and made available by the Oral History Records Rescue Group (OHRRG) Project supported by Lotterywest.
Access Access open
Note Copyright or other restrictions may apply. For public use, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
Summary Born Dongara; family background; life in Northampton, Mullewa; farming; school life at Isseka; sporting activities; church activities; falling prices of wheat during the Depression; camel teams; Afghan teamsters; social life; Aboriginals; lack of medical facilities; working in Kalgoorlie; gold mining; World War II; enlistment; army training in Newcastle; Middle East; Crete; injury; return to WA; Narrows Bridge; Comprehensive Water Supply; Kwinana Oil Refinery; BHP; steel rolling mill; Ord River Scheme; farming expansion; Stephenson Plan; sewerage plan; Democratic Labor Party; the East-West railway development; iron ore development in Pilbara, Goldsworthy, Mt Newman, Hamersley and Pannawonica; Cockburn Sound ship building; Esperance development; overseas investment; immigration of skilled workers; overseas trips to USA and UK; sealing East-West road; Midland Railway takeover; Lang Hancock; mining leases; personal reflections and philosophy; family; political disappointments; Barracks Arch referendum; lack of support for a good harbour in Geraldton to serve Greenough region.
Subject Brand, David, Sir, 1912-1979 -- Interviews.
Isseka (W.A.) -- History.
Afghans -- Western Australia.
Barracks Arch (Perth, W.A.)
Premiers -- Western Australia -- Interviews.
Western Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Hancock, Lang (Langley George), 1909-1992.
Alt Author Teasdale, Jean, 1928-2002.