Special Collections at Murdoch University

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Interview with Ernie Rose

Interview with Ernie Rose. [Sound recording] [Special Collections]

Audio (MP3) (Interview - Part 1)
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Audio (MP3) (Interview - Part 2)
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Interview with Ernie Rose by John Clements, recorded in Perth, Western Australia.

Ernie Rose speaks about the early days of radio in Western Australia, beginning his career as a telephone technician in Cottesloe and Fremantle. He speaks of the Depression years in Merredin, recalls the birth of the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) in 1932 and reflects on outside broadcasts and the conditions in various ABC buildings.

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

Date: 4 July 1982
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Other Information: This recording was originally made on a 5 inch (13 centimetre) reel to reel tape.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 : 29 MB
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/54299
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