Leicester Oral History Archive
Speaker: Maids and Mistresses, - , Interviewee, , Domestic service;
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Summary of interview item: Maids and Mistresses. Compilation of edited extracts from interviews with women talking about domestic service, interspersed with contextual statements about domestic service by Shirley Aucott. Life in domestic service during the 1920s and 1930s is recalled, detailing the nature of the work and housekeeping, the wages, divisions between employer and employee, social attitudes towards domestics and the rules and regulations of the work.
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Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s,
Recording Date: 1/1/1989
Playing time: 60 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: EMOHA
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