Paroo: Images from interview with Beryl and Colin Leigo


Paroo: Images from interview with Beryl and Colin Leigo


A selection of historical images from the family archive of Colin and Beryl Leigo, from 1926-1985. They show the Paroo River and Willara during flood periods 1926, 1932, 1942, and 1949; flooded shearing sheds; getting food supplies; boating sheep across the river for shearing.

Images were sourced by the Talking Fish project team from Colin and Beryl Leigo on the day of their oral history interview.


Heather Goodall
Jodi Frawley


University of Technology, Sydney


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


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Colin and Beryl Leigo



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These images may only be reproduced or re-used with permission from Colin and Beryl Leigo. Please contact State Library of NSW regarding collection ML OH 647/1-130.

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This Item Is Related To Item: Paroo: Oral History of Beryl and Colin Leigo
This Item Is Part Of Item: Paroo 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

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