Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Brooks, Frank, 1929 - , Interviewee, Male, Corporation worker;
Speaker: Matterson, Frances, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Recalls his early family life in Leicester. Describes the house they lived in, including the domestic equipment, childhood games and Sunday school outings. Describes bombing and effects of bombing in Leicester during the Second World War. Also describes the American servicemen in Leicester. Recalls the slipper baths in Vestry Street, the building of the Odeon and Charles Street cinemas, and the horses used on the railways.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation: Driver
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s,
Recording Date: 2/5/1984
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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