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Memories of royal customers, 1996
 
   
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Brief Description: Audio clip of Mrs Midge Harris who worked at the Huntley & Palmers factory
Subject Date: 13 August 1996
Creator: J Pes
Publisher: Reading Museum Service
 
Full Description: Midge Harris was born in 1934 and first worked for Huntley & Palmers at a small packing station in Hartley Wintney in 1953. In 1956 she moved to the main Reading factory. She rose to a senior position in the company's legal department and witnessed many changes at the company. In this audio clip she remembers how important Huntley & Palmers biscuits were to those entertaining royal customers.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Huntley & Palmers Factory, Reading, Berkshire
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>
Name Subject: Mrs M Harris
Content Type: oral history
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.127.5b.2
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_127_5b_2-o-00-000.rm
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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