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Interview with Ruby Lorkin

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Poulson, Bruce

Date: 1992-08-11 -

Description: Ninety minute audio tape made at Calvary Hospital 11 August 1992 with Ruby Lorkin (nee Price) daughter of the Hastings Mill Manager, James Price. (She was about to turn 100 when the tape was made.) Ruby was educated at Hastings School and stayed on as monitor. She describes her schooldays, the mill, the township, her cricket team, the Chinese gardener, the accidental death of a mill worker ("he was cut in half!"), gardening techniques etc.

Format: Audio-visual materials
Object: audio tapes
Material: cassette

Interview with Ruby Lorkin

Subjects: timber industryschools and collegesschoolchildrenmanners & customs

People/Orgs: Lorkin, Ruby

Places: Hastings, Tasmania

Institution: Southport Community Centre

Object number: SCC_00002

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