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1527, EM/094
EMOHA project

Speaker: Stone, Diane, 1944 - 0, Interviewee, Female, Worker at Boots, Nottingham
Speaker: Black, M, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Describes working for Boots, Nottingham, in 1960s. Mentions options when leaving school, influence of family. Describes training at Boots College, Beeston, purpose being to encourage mix of office and factory workers and develop talents. Describes social, sporting activities, amateur dramatics, mention of Boots Institute, Trent Bridge. Talks about different departments at Boots, family connections, inter-marrying within company, caring attitude of Boots, encouragement for employee development. Mentions welfare services, gender division of jobs, conditions, pay, formality & dress code in offices.
Place of birth: Nottingham
Marital Status: Married, Children: Daughter: 1
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Nottinghamshire
Location: Town/Place: Nottingham
Periods Covered: 1960s
Language: English

Recording Date: 14/4/2003
Playing time: 46 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
Cross Reference:

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