Basic information
Interviewee ID: 990302
Name: Bayarsaihan
Parent's name: Baatar
Ovog: Sartuul
Sex: m
Year of Birth: 1945
Ethnicity: Halh

Additional Information
Education: higher
Notes on education:
Work: retired
Belief: [blank]
Born in: Aimag Centre sum, Zavhan aimag
Lives in: Bayan-Öndör sum (or part of UB), Orhon aimag
Mother's profession: herder
Father's profession: herder

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work; relations between men and women; education / cultural production; funerals;

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Summary of Interview 090806B with Bayarsaihan

At the start of the interview he talked about graduating from the Teacher’s school and becoming a teacher for four years at the 28th school. The teachers of that time were very optimistic people, saying that they were building socialism and were educating the citizens who would help build socialism. He also talked about the changes in the work attitude of the people. He also talked about the state’s educational policy.

He talked about his school years and children’s upbringing. He also mentioned that he worked at the fire brigade.

He also talked about the changes in the men and women’s situation and family life. If people divorced during socialism, the society condemned them and the divorced people were discussed in the collective, therefore the divorce rate was low then. He briefly mentioned about the changes in funeral rituals.