Community History Collection
Speaker: Rubinstein, Zelda, - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: , Interviewer,
Summary of interview item: Recalls housing in Carley Street in the Wharf Street area of Leicester. Mixed population including Eastern European immigrants, Italiens. Lists schools, streets. Describes shops, mentions chemist, Hippodrome, Elephant Man, Stevensons Antiques, Hillyers Pork Butcher, Mancini's Italian ice cream. Mentions Russell Square political meetings, pubs, Christmas. Briefly describes school. Recalls feeding station during WW2, runaway horses, dance teacher called Olga. Describes area around St Marks Church, Star Cinema.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Recording Date: 8/3/1994
Playing time: 54mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: CHLCL
Cross Reference: LO/313/264; EM/100
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