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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
Interview with Ruby Lorkin
Subjects: timber industry; schools and colleges; schoolchildren; manners & customs
People/Orgs: Lorkin, Ruby
Places: Hastings, Tasmania
Institution: Southport Community Centre
Object number: SCC_00002
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