Edith Robertson

Edith Roberston went to Wollongong Domestic Science School and then became a sewing machinist at a number of different factories in the Illawarra which have now closed down. She had a long working life and describes what it was like in the factories to work, socialise and have some fun.

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Edith’s Photo Album


Hardie Brothers Rubber Factory – Thirroul – King Gee – Bellambi – Crystals – sewing

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