Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Manger, Ada, 1891 - , Interviewee, Female, Clothing factory worker;
Speaker: Flawith, Janet, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Interview with twin sister Ada and Ida recalling memories of Leicester at the turn of the 20th century. Recalls Marks and Spencer's Penny Bazaar, opera at the Royal Opera House in Leicester and other entertainment. Describe starting work at Hart and Levy's clothing factory. Describes some aspects of housekeeping. Talk about various home remedies.
Place of birth: Leicester
Education: Green Lane School
Marital Status: Single, Children:
Father's Occupation: Baker
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1890s, 1900s,1910s, 1920s
Recording Date: 30/9/1985
Playing time: 1 hr
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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