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#20373 - Pioneers gathering 15 March 1980

Resource ID
20373
Title/subtitle
Pioneers gathering 15 March 1980
Format
Sound Recording
Identifier
Wood, Elma (daughter of Thomas Woodger); Woodger and Calthorpe; Arneson, Richard; Reid, Joe; Tizzard, Catherine (nee Fallick) 1905-1995; Fallick, Alfred; Hardy, Phil; Cook, Tom; Cunningham, Andrew; pioneer gatherings.
Publisher
Canberra : Canberra and District Historical Society, 1980
Physical description
1 audiotape
Summary
Gathering of descendants of pioneer settlers. Anecdotes presented at gathering include: Richard Arneson's father and the drought; Phil Hardy being present as a child at Canberra naming ceremony on 12 March 1913; Andrew Wallis outlining programme of 12 March 1913; Tom Cook telling about air crash during flypast at opening of parliament in 1927 and emergency landing field in Canberra in 1920s; Andy Cunningham's flying exploits.
Location
Tapes Drawer 18
Availability
Audiotape not for loan; transcript available for purchase
Notes
Transcript has been made of this tape recording of proceedings at the Australian National University 15 March 1980: Andrew Walls (President CDHS) Master of Ceremonies.