Community History Collection
Speaker: Gumley, Eileen, - 0, Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: , Interviewer,
Summary of interview item: Brief recollection of blackout at start of World War II, Leicester. Describes school arrangements at Alderman Newton School during war, potato picking, harvest camp at Kibworth, Leics. Talks about clothing, family marriages during war, coping with air raids, bombs falling locally, evacuees staying, Italian prisoners of war (POWs) visiting home, food, coping with blackout.
Place of birth:
Education: Alderman Newton Girls
Marital Status: Single, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1940s
Recording Date: 6/6/1994
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: CHCL
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