The wine saloon at Bishop's Bridge. The Speedway. Mick became interested in local government politics in 1962. Spent 18 years in Council and 22 years on the Kurri Hospital Board until 1978. The hospital was built from miner's contributions. First cottage hospital in 1904. Cessnock Hospital in 1912. Horse drawn ambulances.
Rothbury Riot and marches in defiance to scab labour. The route of the march. The Common Cause. "The bullets were flying" - Others were hit besides Brown. The bullet went right through his stomach. He was playing cards with Bob MacKinnon. Brown lived at Greta. He was an adopted child. Kidd was his mother's name.
Life and work during the Lock Out. He went busking. Stop in front of a pub, doing the Sailor's Hornpipe. Ben Chifley's reign. Gough Whitlam. Tom Uren "a definite radical". Socialism achieved by the ballot box.
George Laing, Peter Tor - all managers you could relate to. They aren't remote anymore. St Johns Ambulance. An era slowly being replaced by bureaucracy. Its becoming a business with a hierarchy. 1925 The miner's ambulance and St Johns became combined. Bellbird. The Rescue.
Ambulance Certificate. The difference in training today. The Abermain Eisteddford began in 1920. The male voice choir tradition. 1936 Mick became interested.
Miner's Fed. Scholarship awarded to musical talent. Restoration and maintenance of the coalfields rail system. Locos, engines and rail lines. Engine 21. Guard's vans. The contributions made by various Councils.
End (Tape 96/Side B) part 2 of 2.
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Living Histories (24th May 2017). A.J. "Mick" Frame - Miner. Part 2 of 2. Recorded 3 April 1981. In Website Living Histories. Retrieved 26th May 2017 16:25, from http://livinghistories.newcastle.edu.au/nodes/view/55660