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1600, EM/103/YC
EMOHA project

Speaker: Mason, Malcolm, 1939 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Electrical Engineer
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Brief outline of family background, ambitions at school, starting as electrcial engineer at TH Wathes, Leicester. Brief mention of dyslexia. Talks about teenage years, describing clothes worn as 'Teddy Boy', where clothes bought, fights in Market Place, local cafes & coffee bars, love of fast motorbikes, attitudes to girls, Leicester. Briefly reflects on parents' generation, brief mention of dances at Cossington Street baths.
Place of birth: Birstall, Leics.
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Joiner; Carpenter
Mother's Occupation: Overlocker
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1950s, 1960s
Language: English

Recording Date: 21/1/2003
Playing time: 1 hr 41 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
Cross Reference: WA/02

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