Your memories of: First days at school/teachers Secondary school Schoolyard games, e.g. marbles, swap cards, knuckles, hop scotch, skippy, etc Going to church Ministers/priests Going on holidays and their locations Visiting the cemetery First job, hours per week, pay, conditions Family pets Experiences with death " " birth Family weddings First falling in love Courting/Dating customs The Depression The War Years Family superstitions Family predjudices/racism Father's employment Father out of work/working away from home Mother's employment Mother's favourite occupations in the home Family friends First house and neighbourhood My bedroom/kitchen/neighbourhood Family garden/fruit trees/vegie patch Best friend Entertainment, e.g. dances, footy, movies Household smells Main Street in town Transport, e.g. horse & cart, car, trams, trains, etc Household deliveries, e.g. baker, iceman, rent collector, groacer, butcher Old photographs Stories my mother used to tell " " father " " " Your Grandparents/Great Grandparents Radio programs/tv programs Books I used to read/books read to me Family games we used to play Family and personal hobbies Family outings, e.g picnics, sea bathing, concerts, theatre, school Functions Household chores - who did what? Family routines and rituals Music we played or listened to Family doctor/dentist Hospital - as a patient or a visitor Military - Newspapers, comics, magazines we read Police force and law enforcement Voting and family politics Crimes - by others or family members Pubs, 6 0'clock closing, temperance attitudes Childhood diseases, e.g. polio, diptheria, whooping cough, tuberculosis,measles Natural disasters, e.g. bushfires, floods, storms, etc Local and city shows, e. g. garden fetes; hospital day. Local and state footy teams barracked for The Olympic Games Moving house/town/school Migrants coming to the community Family Skeletons/gossip "Strange relations- where did they fit in, and whose were they? Wealthy relations Things that were never talked about. Home Page & Site Index Contact Details - if you think you have any information that will help me with my research and these webpages- including any broken links that I've missed.
And don't forget to sign my Guest Book before you leave!This page created 10 January 2005 & amended 11:49 12/01/2018