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Collection Details


Collection Name: National Co-operative Oral History Project
Repository Name: British Library. National Sound Archive [Repository Details]
Repository Location: London, England, United Kingdom
Local Identifier: C739
URL: http://cadensa.bl.uk/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/0/5?searchdata1=C739%7B087%7D%2BAND%2BA3331435%7B001%7D&library=ALL
Dates Spanned: -1999
Description: A rolling series of life story interviews with active members of the Co-operative movement from all over Britain, administered by the Co-operative College, Stanford Hall, Loughborough. Covers many aspects of the co-op movement and Co-operative societies, including the retail and wholesale businesses (including such activities as the Co-op grocery shops, boot and clothing, drapery, bakery shops, dairies, laundries, funerals etc); also the Co-op Bank and Building Society, CIS (Co-op Insurance Society), the Co-operative Party, the Labour Party and the Labour League of Youth, Socialist Sunday School, the Communist Party, Co-operative Youth, St Mary's Guild, Woodcraft Folk, and the Co-operative Women's Guild.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 65
Broad Subjects: Biography; Communities
ASP Subjects: Biography; Communist Party of Britain; Cooperative societies--Great Britain; Labour Party, UK; Oral history; United Kingdom
Collection Code: OHC0002543