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1479, EM/085
EMOHA project

Speaker: McQuire, Michael, 1944 - 0, Interviewee, Male,
Speaker: Nicklin, M, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Brief mention of family background in Leicester, education, first job at Trustees Savings Bank. Talks in detail about courtship in 1950s/60s, sex education, attitudes to sex, contraception, etiquette of dating. Compares Leicester's cinemas, examples of films shown. Mentions theatres, nude shows at Palace. Recalls listening to rock and roll, skiffle. Lists places could go out to on a date. Compares attitudes to pubs and working men's clubs, attitudes to drinking. Brief mention of peer pressure, impact of overturning of Chatterley ban, 1960.
Place of birth: Yaxley Fen, Huntingdonshire
Marital Status: Co-habitee, Children: Son: 1 Daughter: 1
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Language: English

Recording Date: 29/4/2003
Playing time: 48 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Cross Reference:

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