Mapping Memory by National Museums LiverpoolMapping Memory National Museums Liverpool
Transcript for William 'Billy' Smith
There was no such this as a pen, like today, it was word of mouth. You'd be in the pub having a pint and someone would say "You want to get down tomorrow morning, such and such a ship's coming in". You’d get down there and you’d think you’d be the only fella but there’d be about 200 waiting. While the blue eyes would be picked you’d be left again to go on the dole.