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Folkloric recording. Interview with farmer Carl Rehbein of The Hummock (east of Bundaberg) about early barn dances, accordion players and the German-Queensland farming community in the cane-farming area
National Library of Australia
Folkloric recording. Otto Ohlson talks about his father, Paul Ohlson, who was the leader of the Baffle Creek Apostolic Church of Queensland string band and a master of the zither; he mentions that his father would play and practice for hours a day even though he was busy with canefarming; Instruments being bought from Germany; the band history and other players; and Paul Ohlson who played the zither till the very day he passed away. Son Otto plays a few zither tunes
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Recordings of a German folk festival featuring the New Lost City Ramblers, old-time string band of New York, N.Y.; the Stanley Brothers, Anglo-American bluegrass music performers with the Clinch Mountain Boys of Norton, Va.; Roscoe Holcomb, old-time banjo, guitar, and harmonica player, of Daisy, Ky.; Cousin Emmy, old-time radio performer, of Lamb, Ky.; Gyp Landreneau's Mamou Playboys, Cajun band, of Mamou, La.; and other U.S. performers of traditional southern music. Individual performers are introduced by the New Lost City Ramblers
National Library of Australia
National Library of Australia
Ernie Grunwald recalls growing up in the German-Queensland community of Bergen on the Darling Downs. Also plays old 'German' tunes on his accordion, sings in German, talks about German-Queensland culture, language, music and sayings
National Library of Australia
Folkloric recordings. This collection of recordings documents old German culture in rural southern Queensland, including rural culture, dance, dance music, accordians and string bands. The collection is predominantly interviews recorded by Mark Schuster, but also includes copies of older recordings of string band performances and accordian players which were made available to the collector
National Library of Australia
A small collection of papers documenting the wartime experiences and professional life as a dentist of Reinhard Waldsax. Many of the documents and letters are written in German; some have accompanying English translations. Personal papers include: official German documents from 1934-1935, including forms denoting Aryan status and permitting movement within the Reich; family papers; letters of support and testimonials from patients and colleagues, 1939; correspondence with the British Home Office and Admiralty in the course of applying to return to England and applying for British nationality, 1944, 1947-1948; birth, naturalisation, nationality, professional registration certificates and other official documents; photographs; copies of information on dental procedures pioneered by Waldsach; and letters relating to German honours awarded to Waldsax, 1970. Papers relating to Waldsax's period of internment at the Hay Internment Camp include: information on dental procedures carried out at ... Read More
National Library of Australia
MS 10194 includes material relating to the Australian World War I internment camp at Rabaul, New Guinea and includes correspondence in English between German citizens Kurt and Gretel Kuhn written over the first two days of their incarceration in separate male and female camps; a Proclamation giving terms of capitulation of German New Guinea; a typescript in German listing items prisoners must surrender under martial law; The Government Gazette newspaper dated 15th August 1915; a Government Notice instructing employers of native labour; bound photocopy typescript in German of Gretel Kuhn's oral history of her time in New Guinea, transcribed by her daughter Charlotte from a 1975 audio recording, when Gretel Kuhn was 84 years old; Digital printout in German of 'German New Guinea, the concentration camps of Rabaul during the First World War' by Karl Baumann (1 folder)