1970, English, Sound, Interview, lecture, talk edition: Ray Nelson interviewed by Alan Scott in Alan Scott folklore collection [sound recording]. Nelson, Ray. (Interviewee)

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Physical Description
  • 1 tape reel (ca. 34 min.) : 3 3/​4 ips. ; 5 in.
Published
  • 1970?.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Ray Nelson interviewed by Alan Scott in Alan Scott folklore collection.
Creator
  • Nelson, Ray. (Interviewee)
Other Creators
  • Scott, Alan, 1930-1995. (Interviewer)
Published
  • 1970?.
Medium
  • [sound recording]
Physical Description
  • 1 tape reel (ca. 34 min.) : 3 3/​4 ips. ; 5 in.
Series
Part Of
  • Alan Scott folklore collection
Subjects
Playing Time
  • 00hrs 33min 54sec
Summary
  • Nelson speaks of working at Maryvale, near Wellington, N.S.W.; type of sheep shorn; number of fleeces; mustering; payment; sharpening combs; division of sheep to be shorn; method of shearing; wool classing; lamb marking; pasture; crutching; sheep selection by shearers; large sheds; mechanisation; the expression "knuckling down"; machinery &​ shed description; suitability of merino sheep to Australian climate; wet sheep; washing sheep prior to shearing; Jacky Howe; second cuts; piece rates; the song Click Go the Shears; the term "cobbler"; back strain.
Contents
  • Nelson speaks of working at Maryvale, near Wellington, N.S.W.; type of sheep shorn; number of fleeces; mustering; payment; sharpening combs; division of sheep to be shorn; method of shearing; wool classing; lamb marking; pasture; crutching; sheep selection by shearers; large sheds; mechanisation; the expression "knuckling down"; machinery &​ shed description; suitability of merino sheep to Australian climate; wet sheep; washing sheep prior to shearing; Jacky Howe; second cuts; piece rates; the song Click Go the Shears; the term "cobbler"; back strain.
Biography
  • Ray Nelson - former shearer and station hand
Notes
  • Conversation only.
  • Lending copy: 1 cassette.
  • Preservation, working duplicate and cassette copies made.
  • Recorded in about 1970.
  • Digital master available ; National Library of Australia ; nla.obj-199006103.
Access Conditions
  • Access to be determined.
Language
  • English
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