Comments

BBC Radio Jersey-Occupation Tapes. Told by the people who lived through it produced by Beth Lloyd. Part 4: Food or the Lack of It. Poem on hunger. Eye witnesses talking about difficulty of lack of food and the improvisations with food, difficulty of feeding baby, difference between town and country people, suffering of women from malnutrition, children not knowing what food looked like, what people did to get by, food as subject of discussion, problem of lack of sugar and salt, use of potato flour, eating of seaweed, different methods of cooking and fuel, soup kitchens, bartering, farmers trying to get extra meat, getting extra eggs from chickens and keeping rabbits. See R/06/2.

Reference

R/07/F1/4

Date

May 6th 1990 - May 6th 1990

Names

Lloyd, Beth
BBC Radio Jersey

Keywords

Rabbits | Chickens | eggs | meat | Farmers | soup kitchens | Fuel | Cooking | Seaweed | Flour | Salt | Sugar | malnutrition | Food | Second World War | Liberation | Occupation | interviews | radio stations | sound recordings | sound | radios

Dimensions

1 sound reel

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

See R/06/2

Closed until

2100

Context:

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