Dated notebooks, 1934-8: daily events, cinema-going, work and unemployment, social criticism from a left point-of-view.
Diaries of Frank Forster (b.1910), labourer
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 FRS
- Dates of Creation1934-1938
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Frank Forster was born in 1910 in Saltney, Cheshire. He was intermittently employed as a casual labourer, having previously worked in horticulture, and as a fitter's mate. With a strong leftwards political consciousness, he was involved in the work of the local Communist Party and the Left Book Club.
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Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/FRS
The diaries were purchased by the Centre in 1995.