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    • Corah - Social Life

    • 12 photographs of various employee events at the Corah factory in the 1970s.
    • Hosiery industry; Knitting industry; Social aspects; Social life; Retirements; Employees;
    • Interview with Edward Lodge

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • 1hour 55 min interview with Mr Edward Lodge, retired hosiery worker, on life at the N. Corah & Sons Ltd. factory, Leicester
    • Textile industry; Career; National Service; Employment; Processes & techniques; Studying; Employee fringe benefits; Salary; Training; Social & civic facilities; Social aspects; Social life; Friendship; Relations between the sexes; Pensions; Trade...
    • Corah - Personnel

    • 3 photographs of Betty Withers with colleagues
    • Factories; Employees; Employment; Employee-employer relations; Employee fringe benefits; Hosiery industry; Knitting industry;
    • Corah Sports Club - Interview with Tony Taylor

    • Hyde, Colin; Bird, Terese
    • 4 acre site: football, tennis, cricket, bowls green, judo club and a pavilion. Sports days, interdepartment tournaments. Football competitions against other companies. Social club run by hierarchy. No return for company other than attracting...
    • Sports; Sports & recreation facilities; Sports posters; Social aspects; Social life; Employees; Employee-employer relations;
    • 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 - Hockey Team

    • 6 photographs of Corah's womens hockey team
    • Social aspects; Social life; Sport; Sportswomen
    • Corah's of Leicester

    • Webb, C. W.
    • An historical account of N. Corah & Sons Ltd. from the birth of Nathaniel Corah in 1777 to circa 1946.
    • Textile industry; Factories;
    • 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;
    • Encore News, Royal Visit Souvenir, 1958

    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd
    • Employee magazine, special edition covering visit to company by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
    • Hosiery industry; Employment; Royal visits
    • Interview with Johnny Wesson on the factory community

    • Hyde, Colin
    • Interview in which Johnny Wesson, a Corah employee describes aspects of the neighbourhood, streets, factory sounds, and other businesses in the area. Heanor Street is very near to Frog Island.
    • Social & civic facilities; Social aspects; Pensions; Employee rights; Employee-employer relations; Employees; Employment;
    • Corah: Dealing with change in manufacturing

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • Interview with Barbara and Tony Taylor who describe change sin management and practice at Corah, to meet the chaning needs of industry. Arrival of managers from Marks and Spencers, the changes they implemented and their authoritarian approach. ...
    • Factories; Employee-employer relations; Employees; Employment; Gender Roles; Women; Men; Work ethic
    • Corah: Interview with Young Male Worker - Tony Taylor

    • Hyde, Colin; Bird, Terese
    • Interview with Tony Taylor, describing how he found work at Corah at the age of 15 (1952), and early years of learning and working at Corah knitting factory of Leicester. Notes: Uncle worked at Corah. Mother worked in shoes, Dad painter &...
    • Factories; Families; Employee-employer relations; Employees; Employment;
    • 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: Pay and Labour Issues

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • mp3 interview with Barbara and Tony Taylor describing pay and the hierarchy of workers within a clothing manufacturing plant, and labour issues. Long line of workers, 1st machinist, 2nd machinist, overlocker. All paid the same rate so if worked...
    • Factories; Employee eating facilities; Employee rights; Employee-employer relations; Employees; Working mothers; Gender roles


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