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801, LO/165/116
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Sumpter, J., - , Interviewee, Female, Factory worker;
Speaker: Simpson, T., Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Recalls war work, making aircraft parts, at the British United factory in Leicester. Describes the shifts, pay and atmosphere of the factory. Mentions the entertainment and social club. Talks about move to shoe industry and munitions. Mentions holidays in Bradgate Park.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1940s,
Language: English

Recording Date: 27/2/1985
Playing time: 15 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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