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,
Recording Date: 26/4/1989
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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