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Interview covering Wolverton, Buckinghamshire. Interviewee’s involvement with the local Co-operative Society, Wolverton Works and trade unions including strikes in 1925 and 1926.
Interview about Wolverton, including working conditions and opportunities at Wolverton Works from 1904. Observations on local housing and personal and local anecdotes.
Interview covering working conditions and management at McCorquodales print works from 1918. Family life, outings and events in Wolverton.
Three interviews referring to documents and memorabilia relating to the Post Office at McCorquodales the printers. Early family history, war service and social events in Wolverton.
Two interviews recalling childhood memories, life in service, morals and opinions on the new city.
Two interviews about hard times and the effect of the General strike at the Wolverton Works. Local politics, foreign troops stationed in the area. Recipes and folk remedies.
Interview about childhood and working life in Wolverton.
Interviews about coming to live in New Bradwell, village life and women and the Labour party.
Intervies about the postal section of McCorquodales and the manager Mr. Meacham.
Interview covering the sisters’ childhood in New Bradwell and their memories of the depression in the 1930’s.
Topics covered include family, living in Wolverton, the ‘little streets’, housing in general and the new residents. Also working in the Wolverton Works Sewing Room and the Railway Stores Office and an interest in local history.
Interview about Mrs. Pinfold’s memories of living and working at the Royal Engineer Public House in Wolverton.
The project was to create ‘All Change’ an original musical documentary play. This would involve research to ‘find a human story in the vast collection of diverse factual material that exists in libraries, museums, archives, record offices, attics and memories’. Developing an awareness of local roots for the newcomers in the new communities. The title, ...
A selection of 6 letters sent during the research period, prior to the production stage of the musical, documentary drama ‘All Change’. Includes offers of personal reminiscence, requests for assistance with primary source material, and the results of newspaper research.
Draft breakdown of relevant historical references for possible inclusion in the script of ‘All Change’, by subject, source and date.
Subject headings cover material researched and have been listed under specific topics.
Notes relating to archived editions of the Northampton Mercury (1828-1838), listing dates and where available column numbers of material selected for possible inclusion in the ‘All Change’ script. A brief description of each item’s title or content is included. Photocopies and transcripts of articles in the Northampton Mercury (1830-1838).
Photocopies and transcripts of articles in the Northampton Mercury (1828-1868). Selected for possible inclusion in the ‘All Change’ script.
Articles from archived editions of identified newspapers (1829-1850) and un-identified newspapers (1835-1838), material selected for possible inclusion in the ‘All Change’ script.
The Stantonbury Campus Drama Group decided on Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger as the projects music consultants and Peter Cheeseman as production and dramatisation consultant.
In February 1976 Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger met with members of the group, and discussed their work in documentary drama and in particular the ‘Radio Ballads’.
During the ...