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    • Counting the cost

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Reflecting on the cost of the First World War to families, individuals, and communities. Struggling with the...
    • World War I; Home Front;
    • The start of the war

    • Hyde, Colin
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the start of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Reminisces of events relating to the outbreak of WWI.
    • World War I; Home Front
    • Stranded in Australia

    • Hyde, Colin
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the start of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. An account of being shipped from Australia to England and the difficulty of securing accommodation in...
    • World War I; Home Front
    • Attitudes to Germans

    • Hyde, Colin
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Memories of attitudes to Germans, the things families did to avoid being 'unpatriotic', Germans who ran shops or...
    • World War I; Home Front;
    • Signing up

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Memories of joining the territorials before the First World War, Sir Jonathan North encouraging boys to enlist,...
    • World War I; Home Front;
    • Billeting the Troops

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Memories of troops in the street, housing troops, having them visit the home.
    • World War I; Home Front;
    • Trade Directory (Leicester ), 1970, List of Members

    • Printed by Barker & Co. (Leicester) Ltd., 19 Wellington Street, Leicester, LE1 6HH
    • Pages 69-83 of the 1970 Trade Directory (Leicester), listing Leicester companies and their addresses.
    • Industrialization; Industry; Deindustrialisation; Employment;
    • Armistice

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Memories of the end of the First World War in the military and at home.
    • World War I;
    • Home Front

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. General memories of life on the home front in Leicester and Leicestershire during the First World War. Includes...
    • World War I; Home Front;
    • Food pt 1

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Memories of Queuing for food, coping with shortages, making food. Using savings to buy food, and allocating food.
    • World War I; Home Front;
    • Food pt 2

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Memories of Leicester Market during the First World War, shortage of food. Rationing and ration cards. Using...
    • World War I; Home Front;
    • Women working pt 1

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. General memories of the work women did during the First World War in factories and on the land, often doing work...
    • World War I; Home Front;
    • Women working pt 2

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Memories of work on trains at Rothley and munitions at Standard Engineering.
    • World War I; Home Front;
    • Men working

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. General memories of the work men did during the First World War.
    • World War I; Home Front;
    • Absence, Illness & Death pt 1

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. General memories of coping with the absence of men and the death of loved ones and friends during the First World...
    • World War I; Home Front;
    • Absence, Illness & Death pt 2

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Memories of father visiting on leave, mother reacting to news of his death in France, coping at school; local...
    • World War I; Home Front;
    • Hospitals

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Memories of troops arriving in Leicester, seeing wounded soldiers, visiting the 5th Northern General Hospital....
    • World War II; Home Front;
    • Zeppelins

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Memories of seeing zeppelins over Leicester, confusion caused by the warning siren. The bombing of Loughborough in...
    • World War I; Home Front;
    • Politics

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Compilation of recordings containing memories of the First World War, from the collections of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Memories of having political opinions in the military, joining the Independent Labour Party, Ramsey McDonald in...
    • World War I; Home Front;

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