Margaret Rud talks about working in a wool factory, the hosiery industry and knitting work in Leicestershire in 1952.

Title

Margaret Rud talks about working in a wool factory, the hosiery industry and knitting work in Leicestershire in 1952.

Subject

Work

Description

Margaret Rud talked about the work she performed in the Fielding & Johnston wool factory. Commuted by train everyday to Leicester, as well as discussing working hours and wages, Later worked in hosiery factory and explains work culture as well as enjoying music on radio while working on machinery.

Creator

East Midlands Oral History Archive

Source

East Midlands Oral History Archive

Publisher

EMOHA

Date

1947

Rights

You may use this item in accordance with the licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/uk/

Format

.mp3

Language

English

Type

Audio

Interviewer

Sharon North

Interviewee

Margaret Rud

Location

Interviewees home

Original Format

.wav

Duration

2'22''

Bit Rate/Frequency

128kbps

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Life was hard but so fulfilling. Long days and not the greatest working conditions but the satisfaction was worth the sweat.

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