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Canadine, Sybil (Part 2 of 7). National Life Stories

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:16

  • Shelf mark

    C464/005

  • Subjects

    Coaching and teaching sports; Swimming

  • Recording date

    1990-02-21

  • Interviewees

    Canadine, Sybil, 1897- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Abrams, Rebecca (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 2: September 1909, First Scout Rally at Crystal Palace. Describes how she and her group of "scouts" found uniforms and marched six miles across London to the Rally; how they arrived and what they found there; meeting Baden Powell and requesting a group for girls. His reply, "I'll let you know", and the return journey in a horse-drawn bus.

  • Description

    Interview with Sybil Canadine

  • Related transcripts

    Sybil Canadine interviewed by Rebecca Abrams: full transcript of the interview

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