Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Whymont, F.J., - , Interviewee, Female, Factory worker;
Speaker: Simpson, Tom, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Recalls work in industry during the Second World War. Talks about move from hosiery industry into Standard Engineering in Highfields, Leicester. Describes the work, training, pay and conditions. Talks about trade union membership. Mentions atmosphere and social activities. Talks about work after the war. Mentions staying on after the war and how the factory changed over the forty years she worked there.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 25/2/1985
Playing time: 15 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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