Getting to and from school

Getting to and from school
Joyce remembers her 5 primary schools - Peterborough, Broken Hill, Walkerville, East Adelaide and Magill.  She walked to school when she was younger, but when she went to East Adelaide she rode her two wheeler bike while dinkying her sister on the back.  After that she caught the tram to Magill...
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Getting to and from school

Ruth started at Dover Gardens Primary School at aged 7, a new school in a new residential area of Adelaide.  She tells the story of the day she lost one of her galloshes on the way home from school.    
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My introduction to school life

My introduction to school life
  Annette shares her introduction to school life when she was taught by Nuns, who convinced her at 4 years of age that we were all sinners.          
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Travelling to and from school

Graham recalls travelling to and from school in Adelaide, South Australia.
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The Growing Menagerie

The Growing Menagerie
  Margaret's children loved pets and over the years they had cats, dogs, up to 70 lizards, butterflies and guiinea pigs, but nothing can compete with the time at Adrian tried to capture a wild Parente Monitor Lizard near Alice Springs, Australia.            
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Travelling to and from school

Lisa recalls her primary school years, especially travelling to and from Virginia Primary School....
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Modes of travel to and from School

Modes of travel to and from School
  Judith talks about the different schools she attended - Sutherland, Loftus and Griffith NSW and Nambour in Queensland.  Over her school years she walked to school, travelled by train and roder her bike.      
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Parents view of education and first days at school

Graham talks about his parents philosophy of education for their children and describes his keenness to start school.  
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The first years of my education

The first years of my education
Judith parents believed in a good education for their children.  Judith remembers at the age of 6 attending the Sutherland Infant school.  
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My school years and teachers

My school years and teachers
Bill attended a rural school for the first six years of his schooling and when he moved to Adelaide he attended Adelaide High School.  In particular he remembers most of his teachers throughout his school years.  
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My education

My education
Joyce started school in Peterborough at the age of 5.  She did not attend pre-school and was very keen to learn.  She enjoyed her years at school and was educated at 5 different schools over the years.    
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Early School days

Early School days
Ruth remembers listening to the story of Madeleine being read to her when she was 4 years old, and of starting school at 5 years of age at Parkside Infant School    
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Goodwood Orphanage and early school years

Goodwood Orphanage and early school years
Annette talks about the 18 months she spent living in the Goodwood Orphange when she was 4 years of age.  She goes on to tell of how she enjoyed her years at Marryatville Primary School when she lived above the Rising Sun Hotel in Kensington.
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Schooldays in an orphange

Pat talks about her life in the Nazareth House orphange in Plymouth, Devon. Here she recalls the schooling she received, a far cry from school in 2013.  
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Education

Education
Education was important to Margaret's parents, and it was expected that both she and her eldest brother would attend university, but World War II but a stop to that.  Margaret started school at the age of 5 in 1930 and shares some of her experiences in the early years of her...
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A World Event That Changed My Life - Post WW2 migration to Australia

A World Event That Changed My Life - Post WW2 migration to Australia
Alice continues the story of her husband's life after World War II.  Stan came to South Australia on the SS Goyer which brought 900 migrants to South Australia.   He was transferred to the Migrant Camp at Woodside and then given work by SA Railways.  With a group of 19 Polish...
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Henry H Tilbrook - notebook

Henry H Tilbrook - notebook
Henry H Tilbrook, Jill's great-grandfather, a keen photographer, also kept notebooks on his various adventures throughout South Australia.  Jill talks about one such notebook from the year 1900, which describes his journey to the South East of South Australia.
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World, National, State events 1956-1963

World, National, State events 1956-1963
Judith remembers World, national and state events from 1956-1963 when she was aged between 10 and 17 years. Judith gathered her information from Newspapers, TV and radio.  
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What Anzac Day means to me

What Anzac Day means to me
Bill, born in 1917, shares his memories of Anzac Day over the years, and tells us what Anzac Day means to him.    
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World, National and State Events - 1960's

World, National and State Events - 1960's
Ruth remembers major events during her teen years of the 1960's - the assassination of John F Kennedy, balloted conscription in Australia for young men to fight in Vietnam War, Harold Holt's disappearance and the introduction of decimal currency into Australia in 1966 are among the events remembered.  
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