Scope and Content:
35 oral history interviews about the foundation of refuges for abused women in the East of England and East London, including refuges for British Asian women, recorded in 2016-2017 for Heritage Lottery Funded project 'You Can't Beat a Woman' (digital files). Includes transcripts and exhibition book. Some interviews have access restrictions.

12 oral history interviews with residents of Colchester Women's Aid Refuge, with transcripts, recorded in 1985 (audio cassette tapes). Interviews numbered 1-15, interviews 9-10 seemingly missing (from labels). Transcripts only for interviews 1-7. Closed until 2068.

Paper records of Colchester Women's Aid also deposited - see Acc. A15037.

THESE RECORDINGS CANNOT BE ACCESSED by researchers until access copies have been created. This may take some time. To express an interest in viewing these recordings, contact the Essex Sound and Video Archive.
35 wav files and transcripts; 12 audio cassettes w
Catalogue Reference:
SA 70
Dates of Description:

Accession Boxes for SA853

SA853 Box 1Digital wav filesNot to be produced
SA853 Box 2Audio cassette tapesNot to be produced
SA853 Box 3TranscriptsNot to be produced