Ron Harris

Ronald Harris

Interview summary

  • Interviewer: Western Sydney University (WSU)
  • Recorded: September 2016 
  • Duration: 01:08:50

Ronald Harris has lived in the Blacktown area since the 1940s. Ron talks about living conditions and attending schools, he reflects on his own experience and contrasts them with that of his children and grandchildren, and shares his memories of social life in the area, touching on the Robin Hood Hotel in the 1950s, and attitudes towards crime and alcohol.

This interview was conducted by 3rd Year Journalism students from Western Sydney University for the Blacktown Memories project.

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