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1367, WS/004/3
Walnut Street

Speaker: Greatorex, Teresa (Tess), 1923 - 0, Interviewee, Female, Retired factory worker
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Talks about moving to and living in Aylestone Street, Leicester in 1930s, 1940s. Brief mention of working at Liberty shoe factory. Describes slum clearances of 1950s, trying to buy house in Clarendon Street from council. Compares area as it was to as it is. Mentions impact of students, starting residents' association, needs of the area, lack of hope regarding local City Challenge scheme.
Place of birth: Consett, County Durham
Marital Status: Widowed, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s
Language: English

Recording Date: 23/5/1994
Playing time: 1 hr 12 mins
Access Restrictions: No copyright Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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