Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Martin, C., 1906 - , Interviewee, Male,
Speaker: Matterson, F., Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Describes the Leadenhall Street and Belgrave Gate areas of Leicester from 1910, including conditions in the home, and utilities, barges and trams. Recalls school, the First World War, Coronation of George VI, the cinema and magic lantern shows. Mentions the Home Guard, rationing, bombing of Leicester and the celebration at the end of the Second World War.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 10/5/1984
Playing time: 1 hr
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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