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Interview: David Holland interviewing Sijad Hussain Nabi

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Click here to listen to the full interview Main themes covered: Housing, community, immigration, racism, unemployment, politics. 00:00 - 06:00 General introduction and housing growing up. 06:00 - 13:00 Multiculturalism in Sheffield in the 1980s 13:00 - 14:00 Education 14:00 - 19:30 Family background and family members moving to Britain…

Interview: Kazia Polak interviewing Paulina Minns

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Click here to listen to the full interview Main themes covered: politics, role as Conservative Councillor, WWII, rationing, the WRENS, the NHS and the welfare state. 00:00 – 04:15 General introduction 04:15 –  12:40 Early WWII memories, Churchill's speeches, schooling 12:40 – 17:30 Attitude towards Churchill and politics as a…

Interview: Daniel Mortimore interviewing Freda & Jack Treherne

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Click here to listen to the full interview Main themes covered: Childhood; Rationing; Churchill; The role of women; Wireless telegraphy; Posting in the Mull of Kintyre; American Air Force; Air-raids; Weddings; Pre-fab housing. 00:00-6:09 Freda's early life. 6:09-9:55 Rationing, shelters, radio broadcasts, Churchill and Priestly. 9:55-13:15 Story of joining the…

Interview with Sue Pearson

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Interview: keyword transcript Interview: reflective piece When I decided to take part in the Witness Project, my motivations stemmed from a desire to undertake my own historical research, in a way I never had before. Not only did this project allow me to do that, but it also proved to…

Interview with Jill Shaw

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Interview: keyword transcript Interview: reflective piece When I decided to take part in the Witness Project, my motivations stemmed from a desire to undertake my own historical research, in a way I never had before. Not only did this project allow me to do that, but it also proved to me…

Interview with Connie Winders

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Interview: keyword transcript Main Themes Covered: Sheffield and Grenoside during WW2, the Blitz, Dealing with illness, life as an older person in Sheffield now. 0-1:30: Introductions and explaining the exercise 1:30-6:30: Childhood in Grenoside 6:30-8:50: Parents and their occupations 8:50-10:30: Education 10:30-11:20: Role Models 11:20-13:25: The Blitz and Shelters 12:25-19:55:…

Interview with Philip Hunt

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Interview: keyword transcript Main themes: Religion, disability, life in sheltered housing. 00:00:30 Childhood and hospital admissions 00:04:00 Family and sibling relationships 00:05:20 Further education and hospital admittances 00:06:55 In hospital schooling and subjects 00:08:40 Factory work making wheelchairs 00:10:00 Modern wheelchair developments 00:12:30 Adapted cars 00:15:35 Disability sports group Scope…

Interview with Patricia Parlett

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Interview: keyword transcript Main themes: Childhood, family, jobs, school, weddings, holidays and children. 00.00-03.00: Childhood: birth, name, memories of parents, siblings 03.00-05.00: Family trade 05.00-06.00: Sister's profession 06.00-12.00: Occupations: bra factory, offices of Transport Department 12.00-12.30: Sewing hobby 12.30-13.30: School life 13.30-17.00: Husband: how they met, how they got together,…

Interview with Grace Jackson

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Interview: keyword transcript Main themes: Religion, disability, life in sheltered housing. 00:00-00.40 General introduction 00:40-03:35 Her closest family relations and her son. 03:35-06:30 Her husband’s job as a scientist, his degree and his research. 06:30-07:05 Her husband’s death 07:05-10:10 Her job and her boss. 10:25-13:30 Her father and the World…

Interview with Liz Carlson

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Interview: keyword transcript Main themes covered: War, jobs, daughter. 00.00-01.10 War. Rationing. Black Market. 01.10-02.06 Grandfather. Railway job. 02.06-02.35 Anderson shelters. Blitz 02.40-04.13 Her mother during the war. Washing and soap. Brother. Mangle. 04.13-04.50 Anderson shelter. Sirens. Bombing. 04.50-06.39 Childhood. School bombed. New school. 06.39-07.35 O-levels. Scripture. Leaving school and…