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    • Interview with an anonymous male born in India in 1914

    • Anon
    • Recalls early life in Gujarat, India and migration to East Africa in 1934. Details what life was like in Nairobi as a tobacco grower, including life during the Second World War and working with the Kikuyu. Mentions marriage and his family....
    • Travel; World War II; Emigration & immigration; Family;
    • Midland Montage: 24.05.1962: The Living Theatre

    • ATV; Jim Lloyd;
    • Shots of Leicester market and the exterior of the Living Theatre. Jim Lloyd interviews Jill Gascoigne and Derek Goodwin from the theatre company. We then see back stage scenes at the theatre. Lloyd ends the piece by interviewing a local council...
    • Theaters;
    • Corah of Leicester: Factory Life (pps)

    • Bird, Terese;
    • This learning resource details the various factes of life at N. Corah and Sons factor, detailing the historical context, fashions they were involved in, the technology they used, the structure of the building, their social events and systems, plus...
    • Factories; Social & civic facilities; Knitwear;
    • Liberty Timeline (pps)

    • Bird, Terese;
    • This learning resources documents the Liberty Factory from 1880 to the early 2000s
    • Factories; Hosiery industry; Building construction;
    • Donisthorpe - Friars Mill Timeline (pdf)

    • Bird, Terese;
    • A clickable and interactive timeline of the key dates of the Donisthorpe Friars Mill building, from 1220 through 2012.
    • Industrialization; Industry; Building construction; Building deterioration; Buildings; Preservation; Conservation & restoration; Computers; Dyeing;
    • Donisthorpe - Friars Mill Timeline (pps)

    • Bird, Terese;
    • A clickable and interactive timeline of the key dates of the Donisthorpe Friars Mill building, from 1220 through 2012.
    • Industrialization; Industry; Building construction; Building deterioration; Buildings; Preservation; Conservation & restoration; Computers; Dyeing;
    • Social Life of the Factory, with Simon Gunn

    • Bird, Terese
    • Simon Gunn talks about the various topics encompassed within the Social Life of the Factory: production; processes; nature of work and how it was organised; how the workforce was organised (age; gender; ethnicity); hierarchies in factories; leisure...
    • Research; Historians; History; Perspective; publication; Industry; Cities & towns; Communities; Deindustrialisation; Urban growth; Textile industry; Hosiery industry; Social aspects; Ethnic groups; Employee-employer relations; Social & civic...
    • Introducing Manufacturing Pasts, by Simon Gunn

    • Bird, Terese
    • Simon Gunn talks about how he became interested in industrial history, the lack of material on industrial cities from the 1930s onwards and how the project aims to fill the gap by looking at manufacturing processes, and what happened to the factory...
    • Research; Historians; History; Perspective; publication; Industry; Cities & towns; Communities; Deindustrialisation; Urban growth; Textile industry; Hosiery industry; Social aspects;
    • Liberty Timeline (pdf)

    • Bird, Terese;
    • This learning resources documents the Liberty Factory from 1880 to the early 2000s
    • Factories; Hosiery industry; Building construction;
    • Corah of Leicester: Factory Life (pdf)

    • Bird, Terese;
    • This learning resource details the various factes of life at N. Corah and Sons factor, detailing the historical context, fashions they were involved in, the technology they used, the structure of the building, their social events and systems, plus...
    • Factories; Social & civic facilities; Knitwear;
    • Corah: Overseas workers and visitors-company travel

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • mp3 interview with Tony and Barbara Taylor about overseas workers beginning to work at Corah; some discussion of entertaining visitors from overseas, as well as Tony's overseas travel on behalf of Corah. 5mins 52 secs.
    • Immigrants; Employees; Gender roles; Employee relations; Social life; Social values; Travel; Expense accounts; Social unrest;
    • Corah: Socialising at work

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • mp3 interview with Tony and Barbara Taylor about the question of whether socialising went on during work hours at Corah, and how this could be useful for professional purposes as well. 1min 30secs.
    • Social & civic facilities; Social aspects; Social life; Sports; Employees;
    • Corah: Savings & pensions

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • mp3 interview with Tony and Barbara Taylor regarding schemes for Corah employees, in the area of savings and pensions. 2mins 13secs.
    • Saving & investment; Pensions; Money; Employee fringe benefits; Sick persons;
    • Corah: Social Life

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • mp3 interview with Barbara and Tony Taylor describing how social life mixed with work, including festivities for special occasions. Plenty of opportunity to talk to colleagues. 'Trimming' rooms and machines to celebrate birthdays, engagements...
    • Factories; Working Environment; Working mothers; Entertainment; Employees; Relations between the sexes; Celebrations; Advice; Childcare
    • Corah: The employees shop, and tidy working

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • An mp3 interview with Barbara Taylor describing the in-house shop provided by Corah for it's workers and the quota systems upon which purchases were made. A well dressed workforce - had to wear an apron. Had to clean down their workspace every...
    • Factories; Working Environment; Employee fringe benefits; Employees;
    • Corah: Computerised knitwear manufacturing

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • mp3 interview with Tony Taylor explaining his training in and working with computerised processes, which made their way into knitting and clothing manufacturing from overseas. The technology was sold to the far east and then had to be bought...
    • Machinery; Technology; Factories; Knitwear; Products; Engineering

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