Sound recording of Jack and Patricia Allaire speaking about the Occupation and the years after. They were interviewed on 15/02/2005 by Marleen Hacquoil for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr & Mrs Allaire talk about farm works, rations, food, the Red Cross parcels for children and adults, entertainment, clothes, school, electricity, collaboration, deportations and the prisonners of war during the Occupation. They also talk about Mr Allaire's family, farm work after the Occupation, cars, buses, tourism, radios, television, the Coronation and Royal Visits.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/1

Date: February 15th 2005

Sound recording of Iris Le Feuvre speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 29/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Le Feuvre speaks about going to Royal Square on Liberation day, the joy in the air, the Germans leaving, people going to the Underground Hospital, the dances after Liberation, the Russian prisoners, shortages, preparing her wedding trousseau, going to London on her honeymoon and seeing the bombsites, comparing London to Jersey after the war, the Insular Insurance scheme, the foot and mouth disease, televisions, the Royal wedding, the evacuees and their return, the cattles, the vegetables crop, farm work and its mechanisation, working at La Masuriers, being the first woman constable, the political reform and the elections, various shops in town, the home deliveries of various products, the district nurses, the difference in her house between then and now, the increase in tourism, the battle of flowers and the fair, the official visits of the king and queen, of Prince Edward and of field Marshall Montgomery, The Muratti, motorbike racing and various houses and persons on the race track, horse show, cattle show, going to the beaches, cinemas, the West Park Pavilion, the arrival of the street lighting in St Lawrence, the death of the king and the coronation.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/48

Date: November 29th 2004

Sound recording of Eileen Lerche-Thomsen, née Civray, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 11/10/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Lerche-Thomsen speaks about the excitement leading up to liberation day, hearing the news on crystal set, hoisting a flag, her fathers job as an electrical engineer, the soldiers arriving in Jersey and the excitement, going to school during the occupation, going to the Jersey Girl College after the occupation and taking her exams there, her involvement with the Eisteddfod and later the Green Room club, the cinema, her father putting up wallpapers in her house, her strict methodist background, going to sunday school, the opening of the shops after the occupation, going to the pool, the visit of field Marshall Montgomery, the increase of tourism, the battle of flowers, the Bouley Bay hill climb, her grandparents before, after and during the occupation, trips to London, Stratford on Avon and Paris, working at Boots during the summer and the death of the King.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/59

Date: October 11th 2004

Sound recording of Fred Stoodley speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 09/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Stoodley speaks about not understanding what was different about Liberation, collecting german memorabilia, being allowed to go places he's never been, american and british soldiers, playing baseball, football and cricket, going to school and the differences with today, the influence of american and edwardian culture, talks about the fashion of the time, the introduction of jazz in Jersey, the jazz clubs, evading his parents curfew, band concert, the attitude of the police and pranks, his jobs at the harbour and at Huelin's, the new jobs during the potatoes and tomatoes season, the milk bar in Broad Street, the Muratti and the Jersey team, seeing a match of football on the television, school sports, the changes in St Helier in the 1960, Huelin's whistle, the fires after the liberation, his position in the communist party and the treatment of his leader, the controversy over the insular insurance tax, Jersey families, living in housing and the difference in attitude with today, shopping on tick, the forum cinema and the difference in seating for poor and rich people, the relashipship between childrens from different areas, various entertainment, fetes and the battle of floser, the royal visits, and the rivalry between Jersey and Guernsey.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/75

Date: November 9th 2004

Sound recording of Sydney Syvret speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 01/04/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Syvet speaks about going to the docks to see the british soldiers, the treatment of the jerrybags, the german leaving, the destruction of germans arms and amunitions, his father's business, the parish ot St Mary, playing football in the field, the cinema, going to West Park Pavilion for dances, ad shooting rifles.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/78

Date: April 1st 2005

Sound recording of Evelyn Wells, née Griffin, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 07/02/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Wells speaks about life during the occupation, the german soldiers, the russian prisonners, her father unloading the Vega, her mother working at the hospital and as district nurse during the was, the fortifications in St Aubin, sabotaging and the germans equipment, the soup kitchen at St Aubin, the cleaning up after liberation, her sister wanting to escape the island, the food shortages, the rationing after liberation for a time, the slow changes and the new shops in St Aubins, her involvement in the Girl Guides, going to Royal Square on Liberation day, the visit of the King and Queen, her time at St Brelade's Central school during the occupation, working as a nanny, moving to England, meeting her husband and coming back to Jersey, working for Vivian Vivert, the traffic and life in St Helier, the tourist season, the cinemas, the battle of flower and the St Aubins fete, the International Road Race, the new St Aubins Parish Hall, the potatoes and tomatoes vans lining up at the weighbridge, the end of the construction of the catholic church in St Aubin, the death of the king and watching the coronation on television.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/81

Date: February 7th 2005

Sound recording of Silvanus Yates speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 15/12/2004 by Geraldine des Forges for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Yates speaks about being an evacuee and coming back to Jersey, seeing the fortification, the railway lines and the germans equipments, going to the beaches and the bunkers, people not talking about the occupation much, his father being stationed in Germany after the war and moving there, seeing the bomb damages in Germany, the attitudes of the germans post-war, the Civil Control Germany, the rationing and bartering with cigarette sent from Jersey, going to school in Germany, the displaced persons camps, going back to Jersey in 1948 and the food rationing still going on but better than in the UK, a higher standard of living on the island, the selling of tomatoes and potatoes, the tourists influx, going to Victoria College and the compulsory sport classes, going to the cinema, the battle of flowers, the milk bar, the farm workers, the coronation and the death of the King.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/84

Date: December 15th 2004

Plans of the Odeon Cinema. Plans/Elevations

Reference: D/AL/A2/11

Date: 1949 - 1949

Plans of the New Era Cinema. Alterations to the Jersey Sport's Stadium, Grève d'Azette

Reference: D/AL/A2/1157

Date: 1938 - 1938

Plans of the Forum Cinema. Plans/Elevations

Reference: D/AL/A2/1200

Date: 1934 - 1934

Plans of New Era Cinema. Proposed alterations

Reference: D/AL/A2/16

Date: 1960 - 1972

Plans of the Forum Cinema. Various architects plans

Reference: D/AL/A2/1a

Date: 1968 - 1968

Plans of West's Cinema. Elevations

Reference: D/AL/A2/1b

Date: 1932 - 1932

Plans of Odeon Cinema. Various plans

Reference: D/AL/A2/4b

Date: 1953 - 1971

Plans of Wests Cinema and Plaza Ballroom. Various plans

Reference: D/AL/A2/6a

Date: 1961 - 1963

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