Moved to Green Valley as part of the assimilation policy - you just got on with it: Janny Ely

When Auntie Janny Ely’s family moved to their Housing Commission place in Green Valley “it was an absolute shell but we thought it was beautiful”. However, they still had to contend with racism from many of their neighbours.

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Keywords: Suburban living; daily life; childhood; racism; values; moving; working