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Transcript of interview with Rita Camilleri

Description

Rita Camilleri was born in Malta and arrived in Australia in 1939, at age 15 years. Prior to that, her father had been in Australia for twelve years, working to save enough money to bring his family to join him. Rita's father owned a market garden in Pendle Hill, and when Rita married at age 18, she and her husband operated another market garden nearby. During the Second World War, Rita worked at the Bonds Cotton Mills, earning five pounds per week in the card room.

Publisher

University of Western Sydney

Rights

Copyright University of Western Sydney 2015

Identifier

11

Date Created

1991-10-18

Interviewee

Rita Camilleri

Birthplace

Malta

Interviewer

Robyn Arrowsmith

Birth Year

c 1924

Suburb

Pendle Hill

Digital File Name

ftf_transcript_camilleri

Geolocation

Item Relations

This Item transcript of Item: Audio recording of interview with Rita Camilleri

Files

ftf_transcript_camilleri.pdf

Citation

“Transcript of interview with Rita Camilleri,” From farms to freeways: Women's memories of Western Sydney, accessed November 18, 2017, http://omeka.uws.edu.au/farmstofreeways/items/show/428.