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517, EM/013
EMOHA Project

Speaker: Harper, Maurice, 1944 - 0, Interviewee, Male,
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Recalls, as child, playing in local brook near Meadvale Road, Leicester, making dams, accident when playing bows and arrows. Brief recollection of finding ammunition in garden. Lists card games played, describes painting toy soldiers. Describes games played at school such as cigarette cards, difference between girls and boys games, games played outside at home. Mention of playground fights, brief mention of sport losing out to music during teens.
Place of birth: Birmingham
Education: Avenue Road School
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1950s, 1960s
Language: English

Recording Date: 12/2/2002
Playing time: 33 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
Cross Reference:

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