Floor Plans for J. Winn & Co, 5th Aug 1954, A.E. & T Sawday ARIBA Architects and Surveyors, 56 London Rd. Leicester. 5.08.1954. Shows renamed and proposed licensed rooms, including a restaurant area and a liquor store.
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
View of buildings 26-38 Colton Street. The business names that can be identified are "J. J. Townsend & Son printers & stationers" the same name is above the gates with another plaque above it reading "The independent order of foresters".
Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning; Printing industry;
View of 52-56 St Saviour's Street cornering Charnwood Street. The shop on the right has the sign "Mart" and "goods brought, sold and exchanged". The shop on the corner is "J. B. James" and the sign over the door is "outfitter".
Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning; Shopping;
Newspaper articles and posters relating to meetings and activities - in Leicester and surrounding areas - of its Radical Clubs, Social League branch, Labour Literature Society, Trades Council, and Anarchists-Communists group, plus correspondance...
Political activity; Political issues; Political participation; Political representation; Political strategies; Anarchists; Anarchism;
Above the name on the sign it reads "phone Birstill" indicating this may be where they were based. This earlier photograph allows us to see more of the writing and the words "repairs, branches, estimates submitted, residence, Riverhome,...