This story was first published by the Half Moon Photography Workshop as Home Bacon in Camerawork No.9: The Picture Story, pp.4-6, March 1978.

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Pig Killing

r/t: 2 min, 30 sec.

 

The winter of 1976-77, Old Farm, Little Stainton, North Yorkshire. Cyril Richardson and his family reared pigs and killed them each Christmas. Not a story for the faint-hearted.

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Book. 1973. City Close-up. Wonderful English oral history done in Blackburn, Lancashire. The book by which all other books of oral history must be measured.