Lake Macquarie History

The Depression: Lake Macquarie - the way it was. Oral history

Topics covered in this recording

  • mines in the area during the depression
  • mining lockout
  • looking after the mine workers: soup kitchens, relief work, work zones, credit notes
  • running a business during the depression
  • entertainment
  • rations and food coupons

Reference

Lake Macquarie City Library 1982, The Depression, Lake Macquarie City Library, Lake Macquarie [N.S.W.]