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Who Needs Women Drivers?: On the Transport 1915-1986

Subtitle
On the transport 1915-1986
Synopsis
Uses archive material and live interviews to take a detailed look at the lives of 10 of London’s past and present women employees spanning over 70 years, from the first wave of women conductors working on the roofless double-decker buses of 1914 to London Transport’s first, and so far only, women mechanic.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 52 min.
Year of production
1986
Availability
out of distribution
Uses
Students of 20th-century British history; transport studies, women’s studies.
Subjects
Women’s studies
Keywords
bus services; London; public transport; social history; women workers

Credits

Director
Sharon Goulds
Producer
Marilyn Wheatcroft

Distributor

Name

Television History Centre

Phone
020 7405 6627
Fax
020 7242 1426
Address
42 Queen Square
LONDON
WC1N 3AJ

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