Enid Hutchinson: Tape Three

Scope and Content

Life at university. Job hunting after graduating: 'Gentlewomen's Employment Bureau.' Became Housing Assistant to Octavia Housing Manager in Chesterfield. Collecting rents; Depression era. Joined Ministry of Labour as Temporary Woman Clerk: dealing with youth unemployment. Women in Civil Service. Employment with Poor Law Authority means testing for unemployment benefit. Next: Relief Assistant in Ancoats - details. Travelled to Russia in 1933 with Herbert Morrison; Spain, 1934. Politics: Manchester Fabian Group. Discrimination against women re Poor Law Authority.