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Broadcast on Access Manawatu 26 June 2018.

The second of two interviews with Frida Evelyn at the Brightwater Home in Palmerston North. Interview is 23 minutes and 29 seconds long. The interview was recorded for a series of talks played on Access Radio Manawatu, now called Manawatu People's Radio.

Summary: Larsen on being a war bride during World War II and then settling in New Zealand. Frida Larsen was born in 1920 in Carlisle in Cumbria, England. She was a nurse and later obtained her BA (Hons) at Massey University. She had two children. Summary of interview: Part 2 of 2. Family background, great-grandfather was a Chartist. Grandparents were unionists. Grandmother was a Suffragist. Father was a Fabian. Other grandmother was a Tory. Attitudes to war in UK in early 1900s. Her son wanting to be a conscientious objector (1960s?). NZ politics, trade unions. Britain and the EU. Citizenship issues. Husband not allowed a British passport.

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Frida Larsen, part 2 - Manawatu Conversations
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