Claude and Freda Williams

By
Williams, Claude Clarence, 1911-1998; Williams, Freda Elizabeth, 1914-1991
Ref
OHColl-0431-01
Description

This is not an actual interview. Claude Williams talks about marrying Freda in 1936 and settling in Wainuiomata. Talks about purchasing the Post Office, running the general store and establishing the Wainuiomata Transport and School Bus Service. Describes community identities, their family, and establishing the Wainui Shingle Company. Notes the Company existed from 1942-1957. Talks about adapting machinery used by American servicemen during World War II for the Company.

Abstracted by - Judith Morgan, daughter of Claude and Freda Williams, did the transcript

Quantity: 1 C30 cassette(s). 1 C60 cassette(s). 1 C90 cassette(s). 1 transcript(s).

Finding Aids: Abstract Available - transcript(s) available OHA-1732 (2 folders).

Transcript has many photographs of the Wainuiomata region particularly photos of trucks, other transport, shops, the Wainui Shingle Company and equipment, particularly machinery, it used. Portrait of Claude and Freda Williams on their wedding day.. Photographs held by Photographic Archive

Additional description

Original recordings not available for playback. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Use/Reproduction
Judith Morgan would like to be consulted about public use Copyright: Judith Morgan
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Format
1 C30 cassette(s), 1 C60 cassette(s), 1 C90 cassette(s), 1 transcript(s), Oral histories, Illustration: Transcript has many photographs of the Wainuiomata region particularly photos of trucks, other transport, shops, the Wainui Shingle Company and equipment, particularly machinery, it used. Portrait of Claude and Freda Williams on their wedding day., Illustration: Photographs held by Photographic Archive
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There are 4 items in this group.
From: Claude and Freda Williams Ref: OHC-007103 Description: Quantity: 1 C90 cassette(s). Finding Aids: Abstract Available - transcript(s) available.
From: Claude and Freda Williams Ref: OHC-007101 Description: Quantity: 1 C30 cassette(s). Finding Aids: Abstract Available - transcript(s) available.
From: Claude and Freda Williams Ref: OHC-007102 Description: Quantity: 1 C60 cassette(s). Finding Aids: Abstract Available - transcript(s) available.
From: Claude and Freda Williams Ref: OHA-1732 Description: Quantity: 1 transcript(s).