Arqueotex Project Collection
Speaker: Anon., - 0, Interviewee, Female, Hosiery worker
Speaker: Murray, R, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Interview with AT/21/A & AT/21/C about work in hosiery trade at T Jennings Ltd, Hinckley, Leicestershire. Subjects covered include starting work, wages, Marvel Mending, canteen, decline in wages, Christmas, work atmosphere, relations with bosses, changes in work conditions, medicals, decline in industry, status of job, socialising, local carnival, being on strike, trade union, holidays, savings clubs, alternative work, Nuneaton/Hinckley rivalry, factory closures, problem of being left handed, social life in Earl Shilton; general socialising, dancing, mention of Banner's Cafe, local 'Monkey Run'.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Hinckley, Earl Shilton
Recording Date: 9/3/1998
Playing time: 1 hr 10 mins
Access Restrictions: Name withheld Item Copyright: ERDF Cult Herit Proj & N.Warwick & Hink College
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