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Story Title: Mary Pearson

Collection: Hidden Histories: Ireland (collection) [NC]
Organisation: Eastside Community Heritage (organisation) [NC]

One of 6 personal stories recorded as part of 'Hidden Histories: Ireland' and made available on a Web site by Eastside Community Heritage.

Mary Pearson's story of her involvement with the Troops Out Movement (TOM) in England in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Title
Mary Pearson
Description
One of 6 personal stories recorded as part of 'Hidden Histories: Ireland' and made available on a Web site by Eastside Community Heritage.
Creator
Eastside Community Heritage
Source
http://www.hidden-histories.org.uk/northern_ireland/interviews_2.html
Story Title
Mary Pearson
Story Available
Yes
Story Format
Audio; on Web site.
Story Source
http://www.hidden-histories.org.uk/northern_ireland/interviews_2.html
Interviewee Surname
Pearson
Interviewee Forename(s)
Mary
Language Spoken
English
Transcription
Yes
Interviewee Gender
Female
Home Address
England
Birth Country
England
Status
Civilian; and political activist
Story Abstract
Mary Pearson's story of her involvement with the Troops Out Movement (TOM) in England in the 1970s and 1980s.
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Political Action; Political Activist
Organisations Mentioned
Troops Out Movement (TOM)

Collection InformationShowHide

Title
Hidden Histories: Ireland (collection) [NC]
Description
Part of the Hidden Histories Web site which contains oral histories, in audio format, of three former British soldiers (Toms, or Tommies) who served in Northern Ireland, and three former members of the Troops Out Movement (TOM) who campaigned for a British political and military withdrawal from the region.
Creator
Eastside Community Heritage
Subject
The conflict in Northern Ireland.
Publisher
Eastside Community Heritage
Format
Audio files, plus transcribed text, on a Web site.
Language
English
Stories Collected
6

Organisation InformationShowHide

Title
Eastside Community Heritage (organisation) [NC]
Status
Active (checked, June 2014)
Address
Parish Centre, Cardinal Heenan Centre, 326 High Road, Ilford, Essex, England. IG1 1QP
Organisation Abstract
"Eastside Community Heritage was established in 1993 as part of the Stratford City Challenge community history project. In 1997 Eastside became an independent charity. Over the years Eastside has worked on numerous projects documenting the lives of ‘ordinary’ people from, and who live in, East London." (from ECH Web site)

Citation

Eastside Community Heritage. Mary Pearson.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 27 September 2022 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2123>

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