Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Watson, Frederick, 1892 - , Interviewee, Male, Labour Party Agent
Speaker: Flawith, J., Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Recalls involvement in the Co-operative movement in Lancashire and Leicester. Details services on different Co-op Society committees in Leicester from the 1920s. Mentions involvement in the National Campaign for the Abolition of the Death Penalty in the 1930s. Recalls serving the Workers Education Association for sixty years and serving on the Leicester City Council Education Committee. Recalls being Chair of the Civil Defence Committee during the Second World War. Mentions being Parliamentary Secretary for Harborough and agent for the Labour Party.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 30/10/1985
Playing time: 25 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: EMOHA
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