Gum diggers

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Date: 1915-[ca 2000] By: Ujdur, Sydney, 1915-2008 Ref: MS-Papers-8804 Description: Account of Ujdur's life; describes growing up in the Far North as the son of a Dalmatian gum digger and Maori mother; describes in detail his service in Egyp...
Two boys gum digging
Date: ca 1910 From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-009779-G Description: Two boys searching for gum in swamp land with gum spears and spades. Taken by the Northwood brothers, ca 1910, probably in Northland. Albums at PA1-o-394 to...
Date: 1910 - 1934 By: Northwood, Arthur James, 1880-1949; Northwood Brothers (Firm); Alexander Turnbull Library Ref: PAColl-1627 Description: Arrangement: Original negatives at 1/1-06253, 06277, 06304, 10555, 11218, 1/2-021623 Quantity: 7 b&w copy photographic print(s). Finding Aids: Printed capt...
Elderly man scraping a chunk of gum
Date: ca 1910 From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-011204-G Description: A seated elderly man, scraping a chunk of gum. Next to him are two full buckets of gum. Taken by the Northwood Brothers circa 1910. Quantity: 1 b&w origina...
Gum diggers hut showing Joseph Kenworthy and two others, Kaitaia
Date: 1 August 1914 From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-006309-G Description: A gum diggers hut, with a sod chimney, in Kaitaia, Sunday, 1 August, 1914. Three men sit outside, the one on the left holds a piano accordion. Joseph Kenwort...
Date: [1900s] From: Henry, P C (Mr), fl 1976 :Photographs Ref: PA1-o-225 Description: Photograph album belonging to Pat Henry [i.e. Herbert Henry], containing views around Rodney District. Scenes include a gum diggers' camp, and a bullock tea...
Date: 1910 - 1985 - 1920 From: Northwood Brothers fl.1910-1930s :The Northwood Brothers. [Wellington] Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust with the assistance of the Listener, 1985. (Imagers of a new land, series 4). By: Northwood, Arthur James, 1880-1949; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust; Listener (Periodical); Sullivan, John Paul, 1948- Ref: C-106-024 Description: Shows two men beside their sacking tent, one standing at right mending some sacking, and the other seated in front of the tent cutting gum. The tent chimney ...
Date: 1910 - 1985 - 1920 From: Northwood Brothers fl.1910-1930s :The Northwood Brothers. [Wellington] Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust with the assistance of the Listener, 1985. (Imagers of a new land, series 4). By: Northwood, Arthur James, 1880-1949; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust; Listener (Periodical); Sullivan, John Paul, 1948- Ref: C-106-024-a Description: Shows two men beside their sacking tent, one standing at right mending some sacking, and the other seated in front of the tent cutting gum. The tent chimney ...
Date: Jan 1979 - 01 Jan 1979 From: Oral History Collection of Peter Mathews By: Blitvich, Mate, active 1920s-1979 Ref: OHInt-0105-12 Description: Mate Blitvich talks about his gum digging days on the Dargaville gum fields during the early 1920s. Interviewer(s) - Peter Mathews Arrangement: Tape number...
From: Oral History Collection of Peter Mathews By: Talijancich, Spiro, 1895-1991 Ref: OHInt-0105-09 Description: Interview with Spiro Talijancich. Interviewer(s) - Mathews, Peter Arrangement: Tape numbers - OHC-000362B; OHC-000379C; OHC-000384A Quantity: 3 C60 casset...
Date: 1960 By: Meiklejohn, Leslie Douglass, 1880-1960 Ref: Micro-MS-0407 Description: Source of title - Transcribed Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s) (ca 60 pages). Physical Description: Positive microfilm
Gum diggers drying and winnowing gum-chips at the property of Mr Nicholas Covich snr at Ahipara Hill, Northland
Date: 1933 From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-011214-G Description: Gum diggers drying and winnowing gum-chips at the property of Mr Nicholas Covich snr at Ahipara Hill, Northland, in 1933. Photograph taken by the Northwood ...
Gum climbers' camp on the Waipapa River, near Rangiahua, 1918
Date: 1918 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-1752-1/2-G Description: Two men washing dishes in a tin basin at a gum climbers' camp by the Waipapa River, 1918. There is a dog in the foreground. The two men are standing in front...
Date: ca 1890s By: Martin, Josiah, 1843-1916; Beattie & Sanderson (Firm) Ref: PAColl-7221 Description: Photographs of: a group of men with spades digging for gum amongst kauri trees; a group of Maori men, women and children gathered around the hot pools at Wh...
Date: Jan 1969 - 01 Jan 1969 From: Oral History Collection of Peter Mathews By: Perich, Mate Ante, 1897-1991 Ref: OHInt-0105-07 Description: Mate Perich describes life on the Ahipara Hill gumfields during the 1920s and life in the Austrian army during World War I. Venue - Dargaville Interviewer(s...
Date: 1979 - 01 Jan 1979 From: Oral History Collection of Peter Mathews By: Pivac, Ivan, active 1940-1979 Ref: OHInt-0105-02 Description: Ivan Pivac describes life on the Ahipara Hill gumfields in the 1940s and 1950s, including gum sluicing and gum washing. Venue - Auckland Interviewer(s) - Pe...
Date: 1914 - 1985 From: Northwood Brothers fl.1910-1930s :The Northwood Brothers. [Wellington] Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust with the assistance of the Listener, 1985. (Imagers of a new land, series 4). By: Northwood, Arthur James, 1880-1949; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust; Listener (Periodical); Sullivan, John Paul, 1948- Ref: C-106-019 Description: Shows a group of 3 seated and 6 standing gumdiggers with prods, kete and spades. Container has not been assigned location number and is therefore not separa...
Date: 1914 - 1985 From: Northwood Brothers fl.1910-1930s :The Northwood Brothers. [Wellington] Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust with the assistance of the Listener, 1985. (Imagers of a new land, series 4). By: Northwood, Arthur James, 1880-1949; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust; Listener (Periodical); Sullivan, John Paul, 1948- Ref: C-106-019-a Description: Shows a group of 3 seated and 6 standing gumdiggers with prods, kete and spades. Container has not been assigned location number and is therefore not separa...
Nicholas Covich's gumfield and diggers, Ahipara Hill, Northland region
Date: [ca 1930] From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-004966-G Description: Workers and machinery on Nicholas Covich's gumfield, Ahipara Hill, Northland region, circa 1930. Nicholas (Eku) Covich junior is on the right (with striped s...
Gumfield and diggers, Northland region, possibly at Sweetwater
Date: [ca 1930] From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-004967-F Description: Gumfield, Northland region, circa 1930, possibly at Sweetwater. Nicholas Covich (senior) is on the far right. Photograph probably taken by Arthur James North...