Brown, Cynthia (13 of 31). Oral History of Oral History
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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
Brown, Cynthia (speaker, female)
Wilkinson, Robert (speaker, male)
Part 13: Stayed in the Prison Service for a couple of years. Went for an interview at the polytechnic and was told she was overqualified. Describes how she stopped smoking. A job came up at the City Council in the Living History Unit which she applied for. It had been set up as the result of a keen interest by a Leicester councillor. Describes the team. Collecting oral history was part of the job. Mentions her presentation at her interview about the poor law infirmary in Leicester.
Life story interview with Cynthia Brown, museum oral historian and former Project Manager of the East Midlands Oral History Archive