Community History Collection
Speaker: Brown, John, 1927 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Shop worker
Speaker: Mills, J, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Recalls parents working at Courts/Irish Menswear shop, Leicester, 1940s/50s. Briefly mentions doing good trade during World War II. Conversation about shops, pubs, people on and around High Street, including mention of pool hall at Silver Arcade. Part of a series of interviews about the High Street.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation: Shop worker
Mother's Occupation: Shop worker
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 7/8/1997
Playing time: 40 mins
Access Restrictions: No consent Item Copyright: CHCL
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