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1279, AT/30/C
Arqueotex Project Collection

Speaker: Anon., - 0, Interviewee, Female, Hosiery worker
Speaker: Murray, R, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Talks about working in office at Couture [hosiery], opening of company, friendliness, coaches for workers to and from Hinckley, Barwell, Nuneaton. Talks about Arthur Godfrey at Toon's. Mentions firms strict about time off and holidays, ten needle allowance, works outings to London, celebrations, modelling tights, Couture publicity, celebrity visits, short time, wedding rituals, Christmas, redundancy, happy retirement.
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Marital Status: , Children:
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Hinckley, Barwell
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Recording Date: 13/10/1998
Playing time: 1 hr 5 mins
Access Restrictions: No consent Item Copyright: ERDF Cult Herit Proj & N.Warwick & Hink College
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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