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Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio 26th March 2019. Lorraine Holtham, Part 5 of 5.   With young children, part-time work on the Tote. Husband building concrete tanks. Older children at home until school age. Job assembling venetian blinds, then knitwear factory. Turning collars and cuffs, other repairs. “FOB”. Turning sleeves on jerseys. Treatment of women staff. Time and motion study. Christmas social function. Sales rep job, unusual for a woman then. Pay. Saving better when paid monthly. Children stayed longer in education, except son who had apprenticeship.   

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Lorraine Holtham: Her life in Palmerston North, part 5 - Manawatu Conversations
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March 26, 2019

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