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Brown, Cynthia (12 of 31).  Oral History of Oral History

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:25:35

  • Shelf mark

    C1149/32

  • Recording date

    2014-01-20, 2014-02-26, 2014-04-02, 2014-05-22, 2014-06-03, 2014-09-16, 2014-10-28, 2014-11-26, 2015-01-07, 2015-02-17

  • Interviewees

    Brown, Cynthia (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Wilkinson, Robert (speaker, male)

  • Abstract

    Part 12: Book launch the book cost £20. Mentions other source material and local history societies. Mentions the Leicester Oral History Archive and contributed to Leicester in the Twentieth Century along with other people in 1991. [07:30] Then went to work at Leicester Prison doing admin work but kept on the historical work teaching in adult education in the evenings. Also asked to set up a short course for nurses as their qualification was becoming a degree qualification. Describes what she did to set up the course and widened it out to other healthcare professions. [18:28] Describes Prison Service work pay, sickness, invoicing. Different styles of prison governors. Work environment which was rarely on the wings.

  • Description

    Life story interview with Cynthia Brown, museum oral historian and former Project Manager of the East Midlands Oral History Archive

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