The Leaving of Liverpool is a traditional seafaring song which became a folk revival standard thanks to Ewan MacColl. Here’s Joe and Peter (unfortunately we
This oral history project was funded by the Manpower Services Commission and sponsored by Bolton Metropolitan Borough. It ran from August 1981 to January 1983.
Coal mining has provided material for song-writers for centuries. Songs about mining conditions, disasters and the solidarity between miners and their communities have been passed
Dr. Michele Abendstern conducted interviews with women mill workers from the Oldham and Ashton areas between June 2001 and October 2002. Women shared their life
Cotton, Curry and Commerce was a two-year collaborative oral history project between the Asian Business Association and Oldham Local Studies and Archives to celebrate the
A big part of working on the UOSH project is listening to oral history interviews. All day, every day. Hundreds of them. Every tape is