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847, LO/211/162/B
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Manger, Ida, 1891 - , Interviewee, Female, Clothing factory worker;
Speaker: Flawith, J, 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. Describes 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
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1890s, 1900s,1910s, 1920s
Language: English

Recording Date: 30/9/1985
Playing time: 1 hr
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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