Esther Annenberg: Getting to School

Esther, known as Etty, was born in 1909 in Upton Park in London. Etty went to Venetian Road Special School in Camberwell, London from the age of five, going on to an apprenticeship in dressmaking at Holdren's department store in Peckham. At the time of interview Etty was 104 years old.

Here Esther describes her journey to school.

  • Esther Annenberg
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Transcript

I always remember going across the Rye in this ambulance, horse drawn this was at the time, 'cause there wasn't motor cars so much then, and I used to think ‘They're taking me to the country'.