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58, MA200/059/059
Mantle Oral History Project

Speaker: Taylor, Joyce, 1921 - , Interviewee, Female, Shoe industry, Post machinist; Ballbearing factory (war work); Stewardess.
Speaker: Mayes, J., Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Briefly describes early family life and schooldays. Recalls first job in boot and shoe industry and the declaration of war in 1939. Describes home life during the Second World War, war work and marriage. Also recalls rationing and the dropping of propaganda leaflets.
Place of birth: Ibstock, Leicestershire
Education: Ibstock infant, junior and senior schools
Marital Status: Married, Children: Sons: 2
Father's Occupation: Miner
Mother's Occupation: Housewife
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Ibstock
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s,
Language: English

Recording Date: 26/4/1989
Playing time:
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
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