Conference of German-Australian History and Heritage 2018: Australisches Deutschtum
17 August 2018 09:00 to 19 August 2018 17:00 (Australia/Adelaide)
University of Adelaide,
- David Sweet
- 19 August 2018 15:30
- Eclipse Room
Eleven hours of interviews and ninety thousand words transcribed provides a rich and thick oral history of a Pastor’s wife. Vida Heinrich (1930-2016) was raised, went to school and married in Freeling (SA). She was the second eldest of five children to fourth generation (immigrant) German farmers. At twenty-one, (1951), she married recently ordained Lutheran Pastor, Dudley Liebelt and moved to outback Queensland. The role of a pastor’s wife in the second half of the 20th century was not easy. He...