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In our day : an oral history of Dublin's bygone days / Kevin C. Kearns.

By: Kearns, Kevin Corrigan.
Publisher: Dublin : Gill Books, 2022Description: 259 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white), portraits (black and white) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780717195596.Subject(s): Dublin (Ireland) -- History | Dublin (Ireland) -- Social life and customs -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 941.835 Summary: "For over fifty years, historian Kevin C. Kearns trekked the rough-and-tumble streets of the heart of Dublin, hoping to record and preserve the city’s vanishing oral history. Armed only with a Sony tape recorder, the ordinary people he encountered – street traders, dockers, factory workers, tram drivers, midwives, mothers, grandparents, publicans, jarveys – shared private stories of hardship, joy, sorrow, survival and triumph – with humour and whimsy." - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions spring 2023
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"For over fifty years, historian Kevin C. Kearns trekked the rough-and-tumble streets of the heart of Dublin, hoping to record and preserve the city’s vanishing oral history. Armed only with a Sony tape recorder, the ordinary people he encountered – street traders, dockers, factory workers, tram drivers, midwives, mothers, grandparents, publicans, jarveys – shared private stories of hardship, joy, sorrow, survival and triumph – with humour and whimsy." - Book cover

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