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617, EM/023
EMOHA Project

Speaker: Thakrar, Bharti, 1963 - 0, Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Hooley, T, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Brief family background in Kakamega, East Africa. Describes games played outside away from main road, making toys. Board games mainly for adults. Mentions girls' and boys' games at school and outside school. Played badminton without a net. Recalls playing less when moved to Manchester, UK, age 10. Compares her childhood with that of her children. Mentions playing with dolls. Childhood anecdote of meeting friend of mother's who cut her hair, shocked mother.
Place of birth: Kakamega, East Africa
Marital Status: Married, Children: Girls: 3
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: East Africa
Location: Town/Place: Kakamega
Periods Covered: 1960s, 1970s
Language: English

Recording Date: 12/4/2002
Playing time: 24 mins 54 secs
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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