Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Matthews, G. Mrs, 1908 - , Interviewee, Female, Nurse, midwife;
Speaker: Newitt, Ned, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Recalls public health in Leicester before 1939. Worked as a State Registered Nurse (SRN) and midwife in the slum areas of Leicester. Talks about attitudes to birth control and the extent of tuberculosis (TB).
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s,
Recording Date: 12/10/1983
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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