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Letter from a soldier settler
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Creator : Loveday, Ron
Source : Hetherington, Penelope, PRG 754/1
Date of creation : 1930
Format : Letter
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Six-page letter, written on 21 October 1930 by Ron Loveday to his father-in-law, describing the conditions for soldier settlers on the West Coast of South Australia during the Depression.

Period : 1927-1939
Region : Eyre Peninsula and Far West Coast
Further reading :

Anderson, Hugh Australia in the depression [Melbourne]: Hill of Content, 1972

The Depression - coping: making ends meet: the South Australian experience [Adelaide: State History Centre, 1993]

Depression down under / Daisy McWilliams ... [et al.]; edited by Len Fox. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger, 1989

Lowenstein, Wendy Weevils in the flour: an oral record of the 1930s depression in Australia Carlton North, Vic.: Scribe Publications, 1998

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