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Interview with Norman Lockyer

Interview with Norman Lockyer. [Sound recording] [Special Collections]

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Audio (MP3) (Interview - Part 2)
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Interview with Norman Lockyer by John Clements.

Norman Lockyer talks about his family, who were pioneers of Northam and grew the first commercial crop of wheat in Western Australia. He talks of his involvement in the Douglas Social Credit Movement which appealed to a cross section of the community during the Depression years, the establishment of youth clubs in Northam, his approach to conservative farming, the Old Mill at South Perth built by his great grandfather, Paul Lockyer and his views on the environment.

Part 1 was recorded on 19 July 1983. Part 2 was recorded on 26 July 1983.

This sound recording is part of the John Clements Oral History Collection.

Date: 19 July 1983
Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: John Clements Oral History Collection
Copyright: © Estate of John Clements
Other Information: This recording was originally made on a 5 inch (13 centimetre) reel to reel tape.
Notes: 2 digital files : 58 MB
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/54259
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