Record Ref16
PersonLateef, Farhat
OrganisationIslamic Pakistani Community Centre; Dostiyo Asian Women and Girls
Organisation
Brief descriptionRecalls early life in India and moving to Pakistan because her father was
in the army. Describes her school days, marriage and reasons for moving to
Britain. Mentions her move from London to Northampton, social life,
involvement with the Pakistani community through the Islamic Pakistani
Community Centre (IPCC) and other groups such as Dostiyo Asian Women and
Girls Organisation. Explains the importance of religion in her life and
talks about changes in race relations and Black influences in Northampton.
SubjectFamily; Education; Employment; Community action; Religion
Event date20021121
Periods Covered1940s; 1950s; 1960s; 1970s; 1980s; 1990s; 2000s
Associated PlaceIndia, Asia; Pakistan, Asia; London, Britain; Northampton, Northamptonshire
LanguageEnglish
Associated resourcesPhotocopies of husband's poetry, oral history interview with son
Linked MaterialSanaa Lateef NBHP2002.5a; Sarwat Khakhar NBHP2003.30a
Ethnic OriginPakistani
GenderFemale
ReligionMuslim
Location of resourceNorthamptonshire Record Office
FormatDigital recording
CreatorNorthamptonshire Black History Project
Creation date21/11/2002
Contributor personDrake, Julia
Contributor organisationNorthamptonshire Black History Project
CopyrightNorthamptonshire Black History Project
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