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Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio 12th March 2019. Lorraine Holtham, Part 3 of 5.  Recollections of war. Newsreels at the pictures. Weekly pictures, serials. Observing ANZAC Day in schools. Oldest sister not allowed to town if US troops there. WWI centenary exhibitions in Wellington. Parents caring, but not expressive. No relatives nearby. Early jobs, clerical, etc.. Married at 17. Many jobs available. Working on the tote until secondary tax much later. University education not common, but succeeded anyway. Practical skills. Different now. Options if had stayed on at school. Self-taught hairdressing.  

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Lorraine Holtham: Her life in Palmerston North, part 3 - Manawatu Conversations
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