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Interview - Mr Charles Trevor Coleman, Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works, Victoria, 19 Mar 1987 Audiovisual Reg. No: HT 9588

Part of a collection of oral histories commissioned by the Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW) in the lead up to the organisation's centenary in 1991.

The oral histories were later used in the compilation of the book 'Vital Connections: Melbourne and its Board of Works, 1891-1991', by Historians Tony Dingle & Carolyn Rasmussen.
2 standard format 'Compact Cassette' tapes.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Melbourne Water, 1994
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: accommodation, bushfires, clerical work, construction camps, equipment, job applications, job descriptions, surveyors, training, wars conflicts, great depression 1929-1939, black friday bushfires 1939, world war ii 1939-1945
Themes this item is part of: Recurring History of Bushfires in Victoria, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: GOVERNANCE
Secondary Classification: Water Supply & Sewerage
Tertiary Classification: oral histories
People Depicted: Kelso, Mr; Savage, Dr
Format: Audio Tape Recording; Compact Cassette
Date Recorded: 19 Mar 1987
Interviewer: Ms Susan Pyke
Interviewee: Mr Charles Coleman
Place Named: Warburton, Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia
Place Named: Lilydale, Victoria, Australia
Place Named: North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
Place Named: Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia
  1. [Book], Ms Carolyn Rasmussen, Mr A. E. (Anthony Edward) Dingle, Vital Connections: Melbourne and its Board of Works, 1891-1991, McPhee Gribble Publishers Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, 1991

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