From East End to Essex

Jewish communities in East London

 

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Young people from Redbridge explore the history of Jewish Communities who moved into Essex from London’s East End.

Oral histories: 24 (50 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Podcasts.

Partner: Redbridge schools and Jewish Care.



Kamal Chunchie: The Other Eastender

The story of the Coloured Men's Institute

 

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The Coloured Men's Institute, founded in 1926 by Kamal Chunchie, after witnessing and experiencing racism in London’s Docklands.

Oral histories: 4 (8 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Booklet; Film.



Ugandan Asians

The Ugandan Asian community in the U.K.

 

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Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the expulsion of Ugandan Asians with a collection of  personal testimonies.

Oral histories: 27 (50 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Podcasts.

Partner: Indian Overseas Trust.



Black Angels from the Empire

Overseas nurses from the Caribbean

 

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The role played by overseas nurses and doctors in filling the gaps in the National Health Service. 

Oral histories: 10 (12 hours).

Resources: Booklet.

Partner: Melting Pot Redbridge.



My Roots, Our Heritage

African/Caribbean communities in London

 

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Young people research the history of African/Caribbean communities over the past 50 years. 

Oral histories: 10 (15 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Video; Drama production.

Partner: Newham Youth Parliament.



Our Brick Lane 

Brick Lane from one community to the next

 

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Somali and Bengali communities preserve the memories of their elders who lived in Brick Lane from the 1960s.

Oral histories: 18 (30 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Film.

Partner: University of East London.



Chinese Lives

The Chinese community in Newham

 

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An oral history project documenting the Chinese community in Newham in the early 1990's.

Oral histories: 2 (3 hours).

Resources: Exhibition; Photographs.

Partner: Newham Museum (Passmore Edwards).



Bengali Tales

Inter-generational story-telling project

 

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Manor Primary School records tales and memories of Bangladesh told by Bangladeshi parents and children.

Oral histories: 6 (8 hours).

Resources: Fabric Books.

Partner: Manor primary school.




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