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839, LO/203/154
Leicester Oral history Archive Collection

Speaker: Frampton, Nora, 1901 - , Interviewee, Female, Architect's Secretary;
Speaker: Flawith, Janet, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Recalls winning a scholarship to Wyggeston Girls' School in 1913. Gives details of taking entrance exam, the curriculum, uniform, exams and teachers at Wyggeston. Talks about schooling and higher education, qualifications and opportunities for women at the time. Describes leaving school and going to work in an Architects office until marriage in 1929. Recalls some memories from the time of the First World War. Briefly recalls helping in kitchens and having evacuees and war workers billeted during the Second World War.
Place of birth:
Education: Wyggeston Girls' Grammar
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Merchant Navy
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1910s,1920s, 1930s, 1940s,
Language: English

Recording Date: 14/8/2002
Playing time: 1 hr
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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