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825, LO/189/140
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Smith, Eugene, 1897 - , Interviewee, Female, Teacher;
Speaker: Simpson, T., Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Recalls attending Shaftesbury Road school, Leicester from 1903. Describes the classes and teachers and her brother's education as a chorister at Lincoln Cathedral. Describes training as a teacher at Stockwell training school in London, followed by teaching at King Richard's school in Leicester. Talks about teaching physical training and italic hand writing at Wyggeston school. Talks about her brother's teaching.
Place of birth:
Education: Shaftsbury Road school; Fosse Girls High school; Stockwell Teacher Training school, London
Marital Status: Single, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1900s,1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Language: English

Recording Date: 31/7/1985
Playing time: 45 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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