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1370, WS/007/6/A
Walnut Street

Speaker: Baum, Alice, 1920 - 0, Interviewee, Female, Factory worker
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Joint interview with WS/007/6/B. Briefly recalls moving into New Bridge Street, Leicester, 1938. Discusses with fellow interviewee local housing, shops, factory work, parks, pubs, clubs, cinema, church, Freemans Common allotments, characters, celebrations, Filbert Street football stadium, health. Recalls trauma of home being demolished in slum clearances of 1960s, 1970s, shortly after husband's death, having to move to suburbs, illness. Reflects on upsetting feelings during this period.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Widowed, Children: Four
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Language: English

Recording Date: 6/6/1994
Playing time: 2 hrs
Access Restrictions: No copyright Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
Cross Reference: WS/007/6/B

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