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Oral History - Williamstown Botanic Gardens - Iris Whitehurst

From the Collection of Williamstown Botanic Gardens- Hobsons Bay City Council Cnr Osborne and Giffard Streets Williamstown Victoria

Description
CD and transcript of interview with Iris Whitehurst and her memories of the Gardens from her childhood through to adulthood. Iris was born in Williamstown and has memories of the Gardens from an early age. In the interview she talks of playing on the cannons, memories of the Gardens appearance over the years and the contribution of the Friends of the Gardens.
Attached Files
Object Registration
2014.006a,b
Keywords
iris whitehurst, fish pond, ornamental lake, gates, curator, horse, cannons, williamstown botanic gardens, hobsons bay city council
Historical information
The interview is one of a series recorded in 2013-2014 to document memories and experiences of the Williamstown Botanic Gardens. Interviewer is Lindy Wallace
When Made
28 May 2014
Significance
A primary source of information on memories of the Gardens.
Iris was born in Williamstown in 1943, has lived in Williamstown all her life and has been witness to changes in the Gardens over those years.
Last updated
15 Aug 2019 at 6:27PM