Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove 1939-1945. Freda Slatford interviewed by Jo Palache.
Summary: Born in 1929, Freda Slatford was living with her family in Brigden Street near Seven Dials throughout the Second World War. She recollects vivid domestic details of wartime life as a teenager.
Track 5 - Clothes Rationing: dressmaking skirt made from uncle’s trousers; coupons for school uniform; evenings at home listening to radio, playing board games, sewing and reading. (4:22)