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    • 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 Photo Scrapbook

    • Bird, Terese;
    • Scrapbook of photos from N. Corah and Sons Ltd Factory
    • Factories; Industry; Knitwear;
    • Corah - Women fire fighters

    • Two photos of women fire fighters at the Corah Factory
    • Gender roles; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire helmets;
    • Encore News, Spring 1949

    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd
    • N. Corah and Sons employee magazine
    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd; Hosiery industry; Employment
    • Corah - Hockey Team

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

    • 3 photographs of Betty Withers with colleagues
    • Factories; Employees; Employment; Employee-employer relations; Employee fringe benefits; Hosiery industry; Knitting industry;
    • Corah Employees Handbook, 1954

    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd
    • Printed handbook for employees of N. Corah & Sons Ltd
    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd; Hosiery industry; 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: 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
    • 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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