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    • Introducing Manufacturing Pasts, by Simon Gunn

    • Bird, Terese
    • Simon Gunn talks about how he became interested in industrial history, the lack of material on industrial cities from the 1930s onwards and how the project aims to fill the gap by looking at manufacturing processes, and what happened to the factory...
    • Research; Historians; History; Perspective; publication; Industry; Cities & towns; Communities; Deindustrialisation; Urban growth; Textile industry; Hosiery industry; Social aspects;
    • Frog Island, 2002-2003 (PDF)

    • Bird, Terese
    • A collection of images relating to Frog Island between 2002-2003
    • Deindustrialisation; Architecture; Factories; Building deterioration; Buildings;
    • Frog_Island_2012 (PDF)

    • Bird, Terese
    • A collection of images relating to Frog Island in 2012.
    • Factories; Regeneration; Deindustrialisation; Buildings; Business districts; Business enterprises;
    • Frog Island, 2002-2003 (Powerpoint)

    • Bird, Terese
    • A collection of images relating to Frog Island during the early 2000s.
    • Deindustrialisation; Architecture; Factories; Building deterioration; Buildings;
    • Frog Island, 2012 (powerpoint)

    • Bird, Terese
    • A collection of images relating to Frog Island in 2012.
    • Factories; Regeneration; Deindustrialisation; Buildings; Business districts; Business enterprises;
    • De-Industrialisation - an overview, with Rebecca Madgin

    • Bird, Terese;
    • Rebecca Madgin talks about the various topics encompassed with the De-Industrialisation theme
    • Deindustrialisation; Economic & industrial aspects; Political issues; Politics & government; Social aspects; Social life; Communities; City planning; Urban renewal;
    • 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;
    • Interview with Norman Buckingham: Track 2

    • Hyde, Colin
    • Norman Buckingham describes growing up and working in the West End of Leicester, and how it has changed. 32mins 38secs
    • Police; Employment; World War II; Demolition; Students;
    • Interview with Norman Buckingham: Track 3

    • Hyde, Colin
    • Norman Buckingham describes growing up and working in the West End of Leicester, and how it has changed. 6mins 28secs
    • Shopping; Public transport; Expansion
    • Interview with Eric Hollis: Track 2

    • Hyde, Colin
    • Eric Hollis describes living and working in the West End/Frog Island area. 29mins 05secs
    • Slum clearance; Housing developments; Building construction; Roads; Road construction; Rationing; Health; Safety;
    • Interview with Eric Hollis: Track 1

    • Hyde, Colin
    • Eric Hollis describes living and working in the West End/Frog Island area. 47mins 16 secs
    • Employment; Neighborhoods; Industry; Demolition; Compulsory Purchase; Deindustrialisation; Regeneration;
    • Social Life of the Factory, with Simon Gunn

    • Bird, Terese
    • Simon Gunn talks about the various topics encompassed within the Social Life of the Factory: production; processes; nature of work and how it was organised; how the workforce was organised (age; gender; ethnicity); hierarchies in factories; leisure...
    • Research; Historians; History; Perspective; publication; Industry; Cities & towns; Communities; Deindustrialisation; Urban growth; Textile industry; Hosiery industry; Social aspects; Ethnic groups; Employee-employer relations; Social & civic...
    • 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;
    • The Factory and Community, with Simon Gunn

    • Bird, Terese;
    • Simon Gunn talks about the various topics encompassed within the Factory and Community
    • Factories; Social & civic facilities; Social aspects; Social life; Neighborhoods; Communities; Maps; City planning; Civilization; Industrial productivity; Industrialization;
    • Conservation and Urban Regeneration - The Pex Building

    • Bird, Terese
    • Rebecca Madgin talks about her interests in relation to the project and its aims, as well as the types of materials made available, how they can be used, and by whom.
    • Conservation & restoration; Regeneration; Historic buildings; History; Industrialization; Factories; Cities & towns; Communities
    • The Liberty Building - a factory left to decline

    • Bird, Terese
    • A composition of photographs – taken by Joan Skinner of the Liberty factory during the late 20th century. Duration of 3mins 16secs.
    • Buildings; Building deterioration; Building construction; History; Historic buildings; Architectural elements; Architecture; Regeneration; Hosiery industry;
    • Interview with Leslie Clifford Holohan: Track 1

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Mr Holohan talks about his early years at work at Corah, employee hierarchy and promotional structure, apprentice pay, training, unions. 13mins 4 secs
    • Working class; Employee rights; Employee-employer relations; Employees; Employment; Salary; Trade Unions;

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