Murray: Oral History of the Green family

Title

Murray: Oral History of the Green family

Description

An interview in six parts with the Green family.

The Green family grew up at 'Chinaman's Lagoon', in one of the original homesteads in the district. The lagoon and acreage became their backyard, and is were they spent all their holidays and afternoons after school.

The Green family talk about: local history; stories of people that lived in the Red Gum forests; Chinese market gardens; ecological changes in Chinaman’s Lagoon (now known as Dairy Lagoon); the impact of European Carp on vegetation, 1970s; changes in water clarity and levels in the lagoon as a result of canal construction; flood events; Dartmouth Dam; an Aboriginal canoe tree; use of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) on tobacco plantations in the area, 1950s; fish with spinal deformities; acid sulphate; fishing techniques.

Creator

Heather Goodall
Jodi Frawley

Publisher

University of Technology, Sydney

Contributor

Murray-Darling Basin Authority
NSW Department of Primary Industries - NSW Fisheries

Rights

Copyright University of Technology, Sydney

Date

2010-11-26

Access Rights

Open access

License

Interviewer

Jodi Frawley

Interviewee

David Green
Margaret Crago
Colin Green
Hayden Green

Location

Corowa, NSW

Duration

Part 1 00:20:26
Part 2 00:09:18
Part 3 00:21:00
Part 4 00:05:46
Part 5 00:00:03
Part 6 00:15:54

Item Relations

This Item Is Part Of Item: Mainstem Murray River
This Item Was Created By Item: Prof. Heather Goodall
Item: Dr Jodi Frawley
This Item Has Provenance Information Item: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA)
Item: State Library of New South Wales
This Item References The Subject Item: Tench
Item: European Carp
Item: Murray: Images from interview with the Green Family
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