Community History Collection
Speaker: Various, - 0, Interviewee, Female,
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Summary of interview item: Interview with three speakers. Subjects covered: daughter's experience of hurricane and volcanic eruption of 1995 in Montserrat, general discussion of Montserrat. Coming to Leicester in 1955, finding work at Imperial factory, being first black worker, reaction of other workers, wages, incidents of racism. Returning to Jamaica, Jamaican's reactions to people returning. Returning to Montserrat. Various comments on children, work, race relations. Memories of living in London 1957-61; comparing London with Leicester. One of two interviews carried out at Leicester's Society for Blind Afro-Caribbean Group.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s
Recording Date: 25/7/1995
Access Restrictions: No consent Item Copyright: CHCL
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