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  • All fields: 1960-1969
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    • Interview with John Barradell.

    • Kaur, Ravinder.
    • 19 min 27 sec interview with John Barradell, retired textile designer employed by Thompson Fabrics, Leicester. The interview includes; family background; training as a graphic designer, career outline; marriage; John and his wife design for Corahs,...
    • Textile industry; Thompson Fabrics; Career; Design; Designers; Social life; Employment;
    • Interview with Beverley Haddon. Part 1

    • Hulme, Tom;
    • 38 minute 50 second interview with Beverley Haddon, longtime resident of Leicester, formerly an overlocker at various Leicester hosiery companies. The interview includes Beverley talking about her family background, leaving school at fifteen and...
    • Working class; Hosiery industry; Gender roles; Race relations; Immigrants;
    • Interview with Anna Mee.

    • Hulme, Tom
    • 50 minute interview with Anna Mee, lifelong resident of Leicester. She describes her family background and how she left school at fifteen and became a cutter, eventually working at several hosiery manufacturers in Leicester. She recalls her brand...
    • Hosiery industry; Gender roles; Odeon Cinema; Helsinki; Charlotte, The; El Rondo; Palais de Danse;
    • Corah: Profit - not without honour

    • Judd, Walter; Mike Conrad Design Associates Limited
    • 54 page printed booklet. Leicestershire Museums Publication No. 108
    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd;
    • Interview with Kenneth West.

    • Hulme, Tom;
    • 90 minutes and 39 seconds interview with Kenneth West. Kenneth West was born in Leicester in 1922. He went to work at Faire Brothers Ltd. as a mechanical engineer until he was called up in 1943 to serve in WW2. He describes working in the factory...
    • Industry; Hosiery industry; Knitting industry; Engineering; Fire fighters; Tanning; World War Two; Entertainment; Ballroom dancing; Soldiers; Cinema; Ghosts; Shoestring industry; Faire Brothers Ltd; Freeman, Hardy and Willis; Savoy Cinema;...
    • Frisby Jarvis & Co. Ltd: St Leonards Works

    • Skinner, Joan
    • A 4 page typed report on St Leonards Works, Worsted Spinning Mills, 33 Frog Island, Leicester by Joan Skinner.
    • Land; Land tenure; Land use; Business districts; Building construction; Building deterioration; Architectural decorations & ornaments; Architectural elements; Architecture;
    • 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;
    • City of Contrasts

    • Eamid Film Productions
    • A travelogue of Leicester showing the development of the city before 1963.
    • Industry; Shoe industry; Clothing industry; Education;
    • Postcard of Rothley with composite views, c1960

    • Bourne, A. W.;
    • Amalgam of five views from the publisher A. W. Bourne, 32 Babingley Drive, Leicester. The bottom right image is of Goodall's Grocery Store on the corner of Woodgate and Cross Green. Red two and a halfpenny Elizabeth II stamp postmarked 23 Dec...
    • Villages; Dwellings; Shopping;
    • The Pick Knitwear Story, Book Two: 1956-1991

    • Pick, J. B.
    • An account of ]. PICK & SONS LTD LEICESTER Manufacturers for a hundred years. 45 page company publication.
    • Hosiery; Hosiery industry; Factories; Industrialization; Employee-employer relations; Employees; Business & finance; Business enterprises; Advertising; Business districts; Exporting; Economic & industrial aspects; Deindustrialisation; Recession;
    • 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;
    • Healthcare: Family and Women -  Grace Fox

    • Hyde, Colin; Bird, Terese
    • Arrived in Leicester in 1965, health visitor in the West End community. People we very welcoming. Issues such as large families in small houses, womens health under threat. Womens tolerance of ill health greater during the last century. Hazel...
    • Health; Health & hygiene facilities; Health & welfare; Health care; Health care facilities; Health care personnel; Communities; Immunisation;
    • Interview with Bernard Perks: Write up

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Bernard Perks talks about growing up on Walnut Street and the surrounding area.
    • Family; Family trees; Housing; Childhood & youth; Streets; Neighborhoods; School attendance; Schools; Play (Recreation); Churches; Community; Community property; Employment; Wages; Salary; Police; Demolition; Hospitals; Landlord & tenant relations;...

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