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Sustainable Living Events 2018

Various Events: February – June 2018. See individual listings below for locations, times and bookings. The program for the City of Cockburn Sustainable Living Events for the first half of 2018 has now been released, and once again Cockburn Libraries is hosting several events.  These events are jam-packed full of fun ideas and new skills for sustainable living. Come along and be inspired! All the library hosted events listed below are free to attend, but you you need to register online for each event – use the Book online links below.  For the full program of events around Cockburn, see the City of Cockburn What’s On page or view the...

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Voices of the Women – Oral history project

City of Cockburn’s Voices of the Women project documents the lives of six local women, all with family connections to the Dalmatia region of Croatia. Faye Gatti, Rina Lovreta, Vini Kenda, Elsie Gaspar, Anka Radalj and Donna Covich all volunteered to be interviewed about their families, and their memories of growing up and working in Spearwood and Hamilton Hill in the 1940s and 1950s.   Their personal stories were recorded by Hamilton Hill oral historian Denise Cook between August and November 2017. Voices of the Women Oral History Project – City of Cockburn (Azelia Ley Homestead Museum, Cockburn Libraries) and Dalmatinac...

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Oral History – Anka Radalj (née Glamuzina). Voices of the Women project

Oral history of Anka Radalj (née Glamuzina) recorded as part of the Voices of the Women project. Audio and transcript Listen: Transcript: Edited transcript of an oral history of Anka Radalj (née Glamuzina) recorded by Denise Cook on 18 September 2017 for the Voices of the Women Oral History Project: City of Cockburn (Azelia Ley Museum) and Dalmatinac Club. Denise Cook (interviewer): Would you like to start by giving me your full name? Anka Radalj: Anka Radalj. DC: And where were you born and when? AR: I was born in the former Yugoslavia, in Dalmaćia, that’s what they are...

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Oral History – Elsie Gaspar (née Ukich). Voices of the Women project

Oral history of Elsie Gaspar (née Ukich) recorded as part of the Voices of the Women project. Audio and transcript Listen: Transcript: Edited transcript of an oral history of Elsie Gaspar (née Ukich) recorded by Denise Cook on 4 September 2017 for the Voices of the Women Oral History Project: City of Cockburn (Azelia Ley Museum) and Dalmatinac Club. Denise Cook (interviewer): Could you tell me your full name? Elsie Gaspar: I’m Elsie Gaspar. DC: And your maiden name, Elsie? EG: My maiden name was Ukich. DC: Can I ask what year you were born? EG: I was born...

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Oral History – Donna Covich (née Serventi). Voices of the Women project

Oral history of Donna Covich (née Serventi) recorded as part of the Voices of the Women project. Audio and transcript. Listen: Transcript: Edited transcript of an oral history of Donna Covich (née Serventi) recorded by Denise Cook on 18 September 2017 for the Voices of the Women Oral History Project: City of Cockburn (Azelia Ley Museum) and Dalmatinac Club. Denise Cook (interviewer): Could you give me your full name? Donna Covich: Donna Covich. DENISE: And when you were born? DONNA: 1951. DENISE: And where you were born? DONNA: I was born here in Mount Hawthorn. DONNA: I’m here representing...

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Oral History – Vini Kenda (née Bavich). Voices of the Women project

Oral history of Vini Kenda (née Bavich) recorded as part of the Voices of the Women project. Audio and transcript. Listen: Transcript: This is the edited transcript of an oral history of  Vini Kenda (née Bavich) recorded by Denise Cook on 14 August and 16 October 2017 for the Voices of the Women Oral History Project: City of Cockburn (Azelia Ley Museum) and Dalmatinac Club. Densie Cook (interviewer): Vini, do you want to start by giving me your full name and where you were born and when? Vini Kenda: Yes, my name is Vini Perica Kenda. I was Vini...

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