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Jim Summers

Oral History Interview

Living in Campbelltown for more than 80 years Jim tells of his time rabitting, playing football for the Kangaroo's league team and swimming in the Cattle tanks.

Discussions include: Presbyterian Church, Lithgow Street, Margaret Hayes, Fred Wilkinson, Phil Solomon's grocery shop, Lindesay Street, Evans Jewellery, The Depression, marbles, football, cricket, Liverpool, working at Anthony Hordens Menswear Department, Phil Solomon, timber yards, Kangaroos League, Macquarie Cinema, Old Town Hall, Roy Cisco, Showground, Sewer Lane, war years, lanterns for lights, Dr Jones, Dr Thomas, Lacks Hotel, Fisher's Ghost, Cattle Tanks, Kings Diary, Allman Street, Bradbury Park House.

Interview by: Andrew Allen, Local Studies, Campbelltown City Council

Recorded: 17 February 2010.

Portrait of Interviewee Jim Summers

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