Territory Stories

A Very Short History of Tennant Creek from a Woman's Point of View with audio

Details:

Title

A Very Short History of Tennant Creek from a Woman's Point of View with audio

Creator

Kelham, Megg

Collection

Historical Buildings and Sites; HistoryNT

Date

2012-06-06

Location

Tennant Creek

Description

A history of Tennent Creek's founding years as seen through the recorded letters of Francie Udall who lived in Tennant from 1930-1942.; 5 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.

Language

English

Subject

Local history -- Research -- Technique; Australia, Central -- History, Local

Publisher name

Meg Kelham

Place of publication

Alice Springs

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Meg Kelham

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/238944

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/628681

Page content

The Aunt from Whoop Whoop Francie Udalls Letters From Tennant Creek Narrated and produced by Megg Kelham meggkel@yahoo.com Page 2 of 5 Click the sugar bag to view the media player. Click on to listen to an edited selection of Francies letters from 1937-1940 If you are annoyed by the sound of flies, just be thankful that you didnt have to live with them! They were so bad that even the most macho of Tennants miners wore fly veils until the 1970s when the African dung beetle was introduced and the worst of the problem disappeared. Francie at Barrow Creek: Havard Collection MAGNT PIC 048/012, Car history buffs might like to know that the engine noise you can hear whenever Francie and Jim travel anywhere is the sound of the actual truck which carried Francies letters to Tennant Creek in the 1930s. The truck is now part of at the National Transport Hall of Fame in Alice.


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