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Memories of the factory guides, 1998
 
   
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Brief Description: Audio clip of Mary Cottrell who worked as a factory guide at Huntley & Palmers
Subject Date: 12 February 1998
Creator: Javier Pes
 
Full Description: Mary Cottrell was born in 1917 and began work at Huntley & Palmers as a factory guide in 1935. The factory employed trained guides from 1919 until the 1960s. She later became Public Relations Assistant, before retiring when the Reading factory closed in 1976. In this clip she remembers the qualifications necessary to become a factory guide.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Huntley & Palmers Factory, Reading, Berkshire
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, war
Name Subject: Miss Mary Cottrell
Content Type: oral history
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.127.26.1
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_127_26_1-o-00-000.rm
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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