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Finance, Personal

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

Res.2.15 Married couple, late thirties, corporation tenants, female interviewer, 18 April 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/15
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Living accommodation and furnishings; flat maintenance; decline in friendliness and neighbourliness; generational difference in parental duties; childhood and early life; Newhaven; money and employment; politics and unions.INTVEEs live on the top floor of a multi-storey block. They have no children. They have lived there for 2 and half years and were on the waiting list for three and half years. They had been living in one room which had ben divided in...
Dates: Other: 18 April 1961

Res.2.18 Female resident, c.30 yrs, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 21 April 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/18
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Leith; borrowing; district's bad reputation.INTVEE had been shocked at the dirty condition of her house when she moved in with broken lavatory and fireplace. INTVER describes the house as now being attractive, they have put in flush doors everywhere including front door. She came from Leith which she is quoted as calling "a filthy, stinking hole". INTVER notes that this is the first criticism of Leith she has heard. INTVEE does not have a washing machine...
Dates: Other: 21 April 1961

Res.2.20 Female resident, c.30 yrs, married, corporation tenant, male interviewer, 27 April 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/20
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Living accommodation; extended family; neighbourhood and quarrels about children; Gorgie; work; money; leisure; shopping.The interview was conducted entirely on the doorstep which INTVER notes is a difficulty for unannounced calls in particular when the interviewer is male and interviewee female. She lives with her husband and three children (8, 5 and 3 yrs) in a three-apartment ground floor flat in a block of four. They previously lived in furnished...
Dates: Other: 27 April 1961

Res.2.21 Male resident, 62 yrs, married, waiting to be re-housed, male interviewer, 28 April 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/21
Scope and Contents Summary includes a description of the street and living accommodation. Other topics discussed include: Neighbourhood; money; work.INTVEE currently lives with his wife in a tenement in the city centre. They are on the priority list under the clearance scheme. They expected to get the keys to their new house in North Edinburgh in a few weeks time. They have been given no information about their new house or the area. INTVER thinks it is a neglect on the part of the corporation not...
Dates: Other: 28 April 1961

Res.2.23 Male resident, age unknown, married, corporation tenant, male interviewer, 10 April 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/23
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Accommodation and outside space; community associations; pubs; food; leisure; television; money.This interview was intended to be a group discussion with male residents but only one attended. INTVEE is married with children. He had grown up in Leith and Wardieburn before the Second World War and lived in Niddrie before moving to Muirhouse. He now lives in a five apartment corporation house. He thinks Niddrie is a rough area and has a much worse...
Dates: Other: 10 April 1961

Res.3.10 Female resident, 37 yrs, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 10 May 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/3/10
Scope and Contents INTVER describes the address as "the same drab mileau, the same kind of grubby stair". The INTVEEs husband has done extensive renovation inside. The bathroom is papered with pink roses, the paintwork is bright pink, the water system has been boxed in and the lavatory chain replaced with a knob. The kitchen has been lined with fitted cupboards and drawers and formica tops and painted blue. INTVER describes INTVEE as someone who "might well be regarded by her rather more refined neighbours as...
Dates: Other: 10 May 1961

Res.3.14 Female resident, age unknown, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 18 July 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/3/14
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Neighbourhood; employment and finance; local amenities; education: leisure; child rearing.Neighbourhood: INTVEE describes the street as friendly and neighbours as helpful, no drunkenness or brawls. Her husband thinks the Doo'cot pub is rowdy.House: INTVER describes the house as "very bare, the wallpaper dirty and torn, scanty and shabby furniture with bright pink lino from which the pattern has been largely rubbed off. There's an old TV and...
Dates: Other: 18 July 1961

Res.3.16 Female resident, late twenties, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 26 July 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/3/16
Scope and Contents INTVEE has three young children and fears she may be pregnant again. Topics discussed include: Neighbourhood including behaviour of local children; Accommodation and family finance; gender roles; religion; health.Neighbourhood: INTVEE complains of behaviour of local children and believes mothers are not strict enough, children break windows and fences, her husband has dug over the garden as there was no point in doing anything with it. She thinks her street was the worst for...
Dates: Other: 26 July 1961

Res.3.18 Female resident, 60 yrs, married, corporation tenants, male interviewer, 13 June 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/3/18
Scope and Contents INTVEE lives with her husband, they have been in their new house for 3 weeks and have yet to meet any of their neighbours. INTVER thinks this might be due to an injury suffered by one of the interviewees. INTVEE thinks the stair is quiet and the children are quiet not like the children in Arthur Place. INTVER notes that he had seen a number of children playing with wooden guns on the stairs and thinks the INTVEE might be going deaf. INTVEE pleased with the house especially the hot water...
Dates: Other: 13 June 1961

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...
Dates: Other: 21 July 1961