Reel to reel Zonatape magnetic tape recording of MOTAT visitors and interview with Joker Harris

Maker and role
Joker Harris, Interviewee
Harold Walton Stone, Interviewer
Jack Ward, Interviewer
John Herbert Matthias Hogan, Presenter
Harold Walton Stone, Other contributor
Production date
1965
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Object detail

Accession number
14-0395
Description
Short recordings with visitors to MOTAT, followed by an interview with Joker (Charles W.) Harris who drove a mail coach in MOTAT’s collection [Accession number 1965.279] in North Auckland in the early twentieth century. Interview is only partially transcribed because of poor sound quality.
Signature/Marks and Type
W. Clement Stone Town Hall 13th June 1961 (both sides) (crossed out) Hand-written
Joker Harris - stage coach Hand-written
Sundry interviews
Reactions - offers of material
Visitors to Museum. January
1965/Visitor describes Richard Pearse and family
Interview with Joker Harris - original owner of the Royal Mail Coach.
Note. Coach became the first item purchased. Price = $50 pounds
H W Stone Hand-written
Joker Harris interviewers = Harold Stone and Jack Ward = Town councilor = Kaitaia - Proprietor Kaitaia Tractors who organised this transaction H W Stone Hand-written
F (on a yellow sticker) Hand-written
Physical description
1 audiotape reel (ca. 8 minutes, ca. 26 minutes) ; 13 cm, 6 mm tape.
Credit line
Joker Harris et al. 1965. Reel to reel Zonatape magnetic tape recording of MOTAT visitors and interview with Joker Harris, 14-0395. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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