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874, LO/238/189
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Whitmore, Frederick, 1901 - , Interviewee, Male, Hairdresser;
Speaker: Aucott, S., Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Recalls training and work as a hairdresser from the 1920s. Describes different hair treatments and cuts including the Marcell wave, Calliman perm and bob hair cut. Also describes making own shampoo and setting solution.
Place of birth: Leicester
Education: College of Hygiene, Leicester
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Language: English

Recording Date: 21/1/1986
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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