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Housing

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

Found in 246 Collections and/or Records:

Res.2.10 Married couple, late sixties, corporation tenants, male interviewer, 22 March 1961

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/10
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Living accommodation and standard of workmanship; behaviour of local children; early life; pensioner clubs; behaviour of young mothers; personal finance.INTVEEs live in a two-apartment new house in a block of six having moved from a house elsewhere in the area. INTVER describes the accommodation as "pretty unimaginative for 1961, but the insides are quite pleasant. The stairway was quite colourful with blue on the lower half instead of the dark green and I think...
Dates: Other: 22 March 1961

Res.2.12 Female resident, late forties, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 11 April 1961

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/12
Scope and Contents Topics include: Accommodation; Leith; health.Accommodation: INTVEE lives on the first floor, her daughter sleeps on a bed-settee in the living room and her son has a bedroom to himself at which INTVER expresses surprise and suggests it should be the other way round. Mention of a rule relating to the back greens that prohibit children from entering to play.INTVEE has her children's names down for Trinity and Wardie schools and will move if they get Leith. She grew up in Leith where she...
Dates: Other: 11 April 1961

Res.2.14 Married couple, c.70 yrs, corporation tenants, male interviewer, 14 April 1961

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/14
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Living accommodation and family; early life in Leith; personal finance; hobbies. Kinship diagram included. Interviewer is male.INTVEEs live in one of area's old people's flats built by the Department of Health for Scotland about four years ago. Two changes have been made since they were built - the washing lines have been moved from the far end to just outside the kitchen windows and the children's playground, which was just outside the houses, has been removed....
Dates: Other: 14 April 1961

Res.2.17 Female resident, age unknown, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 20 April 1961

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/17
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: East Lothian; rough nature of district; shopping; childcare; lack of playing space; fines for street football; clubs and associations.INTVEE lives in a 4-apartment house - kitchen and three bedrooms - with husband and 15 children. INTVER describes the rooms as small and poorly furnished but very clean even though the visit was not pre-arranged. INTVEE thinks the layout is inconvenient especially in the bathroom where there is no separate washbasin and the...
Dates: Other: 20 April 1961

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

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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 rooms for £2...
Dates: Other: 27 April 1961

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

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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 to show...
Dates: Other: 28 April 1961

Sch.15 Summary of two interviews with a married female resident regarding the education of her children at a non fee-paying local authority school, female interviewer, August 1962

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/4/15
Scope and Contents INTVER describes the interior of the house as follows: "There is a modern infra-red panel electric fire set into the wall, a three piece suite with a settee of enormous length for the size of their rooms. There was quite a wealth of carpeting on the floor". INTVEE’s eldest child is due to take a five year course at Ainslie Park having not been offered a place at the Royal High. She thinks there are two distinct elements to Ainslie Park - children in blazers like you might see going to any...
Dates: Other: August 1962

Servants and Leaf Huts, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/248
Scope and Contents Photograph of three men, servants, standing in front of a leaf hut which were 'temporary huts made of "sal" branches with grass roofs in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Settlers, Central Estates, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1041
Scope and Contents Photograph of a group of eight men, settlers, in front of their native-style huts in Central Estates, [Zimbabwe/South Africa] in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s