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"Clippie" by Zelma Katin
The story of a wartime Sheffield tram conductress

TALKING BOOK

Read by
Diana Humphrey

 Zelma Katin was a 40-year-old housewife who had moved, with her husband and son, to a pleasant suburb of Sheffield in 1939. The outbreak of the Second World War turned their lives upside down: her husband was called-up and she was ordered to take a job in a either a munitions factory or in transport.

She chose transport and became a tram conductress - a 'Clippie'.

This is the story of those wartime years, taken from her autobiography. Abridged and read by Diana Humphrey.

Set of 3 Orange Book CDRs
in 'Album' jewel case
23 chapters on 3 CDRs

1

The Labour Sent for Me

13

A Day with a Conductress

2

Conductresses are Born, Not made

14

Knickers from a Tram Stair

3

I Catch MY Tram

15

Educating the Workers

4

"Hast been on Tha Back Yet, Lass?"

16

Privelige Leave

5

By Tram to t"Pits

17

Strike meeting

6

Tramcar Instinct

18

Summer Days

7

On the Staff Car

19

Sleeping-Out Pass

8

Time and a Quarter

20

I go on the Buses

9

Women's Work is Never Done

21

Inhibitions on the Buses

10

Nature from the Car Platform

22

Twin Headaches

11

Saturday Night on the Trams

23

- and After

12

Sunday Off

 Abridged and read by Diana Humphrey
Total running time: 3 hours 5 minutes
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