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    • Saffron Hill Road, 1965

    • Calow, Dennis
    • View of houses 1-21 Saffron Hill Road just prior to their demolition for re-development in December 1965.
    • Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning;
    • 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 Newarke Tavern, 1960

    • Daniell, John - Leicester Museums
    • Photograph of the Newarke Tavern, Mill Lane, after demolition of adjacent buildings
    • Public Houses; Demolition
    • 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;
    • Interview with Gertrude (Trudi) Ellen Prior

    • Prior, Gertrude Ellen [Trudi]
    • Recalls always wanting to be nurse, using 'Truby King' training with children at St Thomas, London. Describes pay and training in Oxford and London. Recalls acceptance of not being able to continue after marriage, duties as ward sister at Oxford,...
    • Drugs; Health; Women; Work; World War II
    • Carlton Street 9-29, 1965

    • Calow, Dennis;
    • View of shops 9-21 Carlton Street and the corner of Oxford Street, 1965. The corner shop is called "The Leicester Display Co." and is a supplier of shop and office equipment. There is also a view of a multi storey car park in the background.
    • Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning;
    • Interview with Leslie Clifford Holohan: write up

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Mr Holohan talks about his early years at work at Corah, employee hierarchy and promotional structure, apprentice pay, training, unions, pay structure and mechanism, unions in the area, employee relations, training, union membership, World War II,...
    • Work ethic; Working Environment; Employee rights; Employee-employer relations; Employees; Employment; Trade Unions; Salary; Training; Negotiating;
    • 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;
    • Carlton Street 13-15, 1965

    • Calow, Dennis;
    • View of shop/houses 13-15 Carlton Street above the shop is the name "Daniel J. Boyle"
    • Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Interview with Joan Elizabeth Robson

    • Robson, Joan Elizabeth
    • Describes joining Leicester General Hospital in 1943, strict discipline, menial tasks, rules, procedures, processing wounded soldiers. Brief mention of matron Miss Livermore, lack of impact of National Health Service, creation of state enrolled...
    • Health; Work; Women; Institutional care;
    • Interview with Norman Buckingham:Track 1

    • Hyde, Colin
    • Norman Buckingham describes growing up and working in the West End of Leicester, and how it has changed. 47mins 19secs
    • Housing; Facilities; Neighborhoods; Games; Childhood & youth; Milkmen & milkwomen; Recreation; Social & civic facilities; Trams; School attendance; Schools; Coronations; Celebrations; Rugby; Illness; Working class;
    • 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;
    • Carlton Street 19-29, 1965

    • Calow, Dennis;
    • View of shops 19-29 Carlton Street, 1965. There appears to be a newsagents and a shop called "Greasley's" which may be a shoe shop.
    • Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning;
    • Fuller Street 18-28, 1964

    • Calow, Dennis
    • View of terraced house 18-28 on Fuller Street prior to demolition.
    • Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning;

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