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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitleRadice, Mrs Joan
Ref No8SUF/B/188
Box Fetch NoBox 1: Disc 37
Date18 Nov 1979
Extent87:17 mins
DescriptionInterview took place at 2 Talbot Road, Oxford.

Interview summary:
Her relationship with her grandmother, the feminist Emily Townshend. Emily's career. Emily's household arrangements at Wimbledon. Mrs R's childhood, as daughter of Ben Keeling. Contrasts between life with her mother and life at Wimbledon. Mrs R's education. Emily Townshend's Fabianism. Role in the household of Emily's sister Georgina. Mrs R's mother's financial circumstances when widowed. Her mother's relationship with Emily Townshend, with the suffragette movement and the Beldons. Rachel Keeling's personality and relationship with her mother. Attitude of Emily Townsend and her daughter Caroline to the General Strike. Emily's later Fascist leanings. Her accessibility to new ideas. Nonconformist influences on the Townshends. Career of Caroline Townshend. Her partnership with Joan Howson in making stained glass. Rachel Keeling and her grand-daughter Lois (imprisoned in the Greek embassy incident of 1967) compare prison notes. The marriage bar in the inter-war civil service. Relations between Mr Radice and Rachel Keeling. Rachel Keeling's economical habits.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsInterview recordings are available online and can be accessed at the link provided in this record.
Former Reference NumberTape 73
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