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

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Res.4.16 Female resident, age unknown, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 4 October 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/4/16
Scope and Contents Summary includes brief description of house interior. Topics discussed include: Accommodation; unemployment; neighbours.Acommodation: INTVEE and family are tenants in a cottage type house, previous tenants had been evicted and the house was in a shocking state despite the Corporation carrying out cleaning and repairs.Unemployment: During the interview INTVEE became upset about her husband's imprisonment for theft and subsequent inability to find work. She showed much...
Dates: Other: 4 October 1961

Res.5.11 Married couple, early thirties, owner occupiers, female interviewer, 21 November 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/5/11
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Housing; neighbours; family relations and rolesl; personal health.Housing: Owner occupier of ground floor flat in a demi-semi-detached. Previously lived in a flat in Gorgie but disliked tenement life and wanted a garden for their child so moved to Pilton. Husband on a monthly salary and has papered the living room and made alterations to the kitchen.Neighbours: Neighbours are pleasant and she knows them to say hello to but doesn't think its a...
Dates: Other: 21 November 1961

Res.5.19 Married couple, ages unknown, corporation tenants, female interviewer, 7 December 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/5/19
Scope and Contents Neighbours: INTVEE likes the district and immediate neighbours, there are 30 children in the stair. Refers to physical fights between the women at times. When interviewee's husband leaves to walk her mother home she says "It's so dark here you know, it's not safe. It's not safe for my mum to walk home alone".Finance: Confides that she feels the weight of responsibility and anxiety for the family. Had brought up rent arrears to the almoner while in hospital having a baby. Husband...
Dates: Other: 7 December 1961

Res.6.12 Married couple, ages unknown, owner occupiers, female interviewer, 13 February 1962

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/6/12
Scope and Contents When INTVER arrives the INTVEEs are watching the news on the television about the American orbital flight. Female INTVEE is concerned her eldest will not get into Trinity Academy and will have to go to Ainslie Park. She says they have steadily reduced the number of Wardie children going to Trinity. She has seen precocious teenage girls swearing, smoking and making out in the street and has hear stories of teenage teddy boys with black leather jackets and bullying ways. She is not afraid that...
Dates: Other: 13 February 1962

Res.6.23 Note on an experience of obtaining a flat by an interviewee's daughter, 9 March 1962

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/6/23
Scope and Contents

INTVEE says her daughter's flat was filthy but she was told that if she didn't take it then her name would be removed from the housing list. She was so upset by having to cope with such a degree of filth she had to attend the nerve hospital.

Dates: Other: 9 March 1962

Res.7.25 Married couple, ages unknown, owner occupiers, female interviewer, 30 July 1962

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/7/25
Scope and Contents Couple think those who have virulently refused to take part in the survey are likely to be people whose origins were in Newhaven - these are the nosiest people they've ever known but resented anyone knowing anything about them. Wife thinks a lot of married women seemed to go back, not so much to where their mothers are, but to where their grandmothers were.Health: Wife has been having weepy turns, not sleeping and is anxious and depressed. Did not know why as she has the house...
Dates: Other: 30 July 1962

Res.7.40 Married couple, ages unknown, private tenants in Leith, female interviewer, November 1962

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/7/40
Scope and Contents

Return visit. INTVEEs live in Leith. Male INTVEE has bronchial trouble having been gassed in the First World War. Female INTVEE is quoted as saying "I've too much to do and I can't cope with it any longer. I get so nervy and irritable with people and I snap at them". She is worried she was snappy at the previous interview and that the help she gives to her daughter's mother in law is marred by her irritability while doing it.

Dates: Other: November 1962