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  • Collection: The Post War History of Leicester 1945-1962

Peake_TB extract.mp3
Trevor Peake talks about how tuberculosis (TB) was viewed as he was growing up

1947 winter_Rosemary Cramp.mp3
Rosemary Cramp talks about her experience of the winter of 1947 living in the countryside

Dennis O'Brien Winter of 1947.mp3
Dennis O'Brien talks about his experience of the winter of 1947 living in the city

Health M Fenwick.mp3
Margaret Fenwick talks about her experience of giving birth to her son at Westcotes maternity hospital and why she did not like it there

Capital T Club_janet ingall.mp3
Janet Ingall talks about the Capital T Club in Leicester during the 1950s.

Housing_doll and brenda_slum.mp3
Dorothy Oliver and Brenda & Ron Brewster recall slum housing in the St Nicholas area of Leicester in the 1950s.

Housing_EyresMonsell_doll and brenda.mp3
Dorothy Oliver and Brenda & Ron Brewster talks about moving into council housing on the Eyres Monsell estate in the 1950s.

Housing_freestone_prefabs and furniture.mp3
Olive Freestone talks about her pre-fab house in Leicester in the 1940s and 1950s.

Housing_Slum Housing in Russell St 1953.jpg
A picture of 'typical court houses in the Russell Street No.115 Clearance Area', Leicester, 1955.

Housing_Pre-fab kitchen.jpg
A picture of a kitchen of a pre-fabricated house.
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