Community History Collection
Speaker: Britten, D, - 0, Interviewee, Male,
Speaker: Brown, Cynthia, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Recalls shops, poor housing conditions, trustworthy working community of Bonners lane area of Leicester. Details layout of properties. Mentions street games. Comments on discipline, parents and teachers. Mentions "Liberty" shoe factory and "Morleys", mentions pubs: "Alderman", "Bowling Green", "Angel". Speaks of roller skating at Granby Halls, cinema. Comments on womens' employment in hosiery. Recalls Depression, three day week in shoe trade, poverty, unemployment. Mentions Polio and TB and Groby Road isolation hospital.
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Recording Date: 29/1/1994
Playing time: 25mins
Access Restrictions: consent given for earlier interview: 1/10/93 Item Copyright: CHLCL
Cross Reference: CH/017/0134
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