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Res.3.20 Female resident, age unknown, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 21 July 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/3/20

Scope and Contents

Topics discussed include: Neighbours; employment; domestic violence.

Domestic violence: INTVEE married to a violent alcoholic but feels tied to him as he'd be helpless without her, she also has nowhere to go. At the time of the interview her arm was in plaster. Worries about the effect on her children, some of whom drink themselves and another who is a bag of nerves.

Neighbours: INTVEE's opinion of the neighbours is that they are only friendly if they want something.

Employment: INTVEE hopes to work when her youngest child is older.

Family finance: INTVEE gets regular but inadequate housekeeping allowance from her husband, he spends most of it on drink and betting and asks her for more money half way through the week leading to rows and violence.

Religion: Interviewee is a Roman Catholic having converted to the religion on her marriage. She loves to go to church.


  • Other: 21 July 1961

Physical Description

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Conditions Governing Access

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Physical Description

This summary is incomplete with some of the pages having been cut.


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