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'Voices from the Factory Floor' is the fruit of an exciting project run by Women's Archive of Wales. Women's history has been neglected through the centuries and the Archive's aim is to raise awareness of women's history in Wales and to rescue and safeguard the sources of this history. 

About 208 different factories are represented in this project. Each speaker has her own individual and unique story to tell. It has been a pleasure and an honour to ensure that these memories are safeguarded for the future. In addition, c.400 photographs which illustrate the project have been collected and scanned.

The project was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, with further contributions from the Ashley Family Foundation, Unite and Community Union trade unions and members of the Archive. This enabled us to employ three Field Officers to gather material in north, south-west and south-east Wales and to train volunteers to help with the recording and transcribing. 

The whole project, including the original interviews, the photographs and the transcriptions are deposited in the National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales in the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Women's Archive Wales account on the People's Collection Wales. 

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Margaret Young. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Yvonne Bradley. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Eirlys Lewis. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Joan Gibbon. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Mair Richards. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Eirwen Jones. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Meiryl James. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Beryl Jones. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Monica Walters. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Eira John. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Patricia Ridd. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Sylva Poppy Griffiths (known as Poppy). Voices...

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Averil Berrell. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Joyce Evans. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Eileen Davies. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Beryl Evans. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Anonymous. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Rita Davies & Meirion Campden. Voices from...

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Patricia Murray. Voices from the Factory Floor.

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Meriel Leyden. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Gwen Evans. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Augusta Davies. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Gloria Brain. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Nanette Lloyd. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Roger Martin. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Margaret Gerrish. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Margaret Duggan. Voices from the Factory Floor

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Jeanette Groves. Voices from the Factory Floor