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Title "The Pommies" or New Chums in Australia
Author Rumsey, Herbert J (b. 1866)
Date 1920
Document Type Printed Book
Reference UDS2016451-134
Library / Archive University of Melbourne Archives
Description Fictional account of a migrant family's experiences in Australia, covering their financial situation, successes in farming and interactions with native wildlife.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Keywords labour, employment, child migration, female emigration, immigration, emigration, agriculture, farming, animals, housing, advice literature, literacy, education, food, holidays and celebrations, postal service, inflation, cost of living, money, finance, finance, labour, railway, gold, mining, poverty, housing, Christianity, music, culture, fishing and fishermen
Catalogue Link University of Melbourne Catalogue
Language English
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