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Community oral histories:  Introduction

Oral histories of people in Newcastle, the Hunter Region and Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia

Community oral histories

Community oral histories

The University Library holds numerous audio cassette tapes containing interviews of local people. Oral history is an important part of the historical record.

At present, there are three sources for our oral histories -

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