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    • Donisthorpe Mill, Bath Lane, 2009

    • Hyde, Colin
    • 12 photographs of Donisthorpe Mill on Bath Lane taken in 2009.
    • Deindustrialisation; Factories; Hosiery industry; Textile industry; Donisthorpe & Co. Ltd.;
    • Corah - Social Life

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    • 12 photographs of various employee events at the Corah factory in the 1970s.
    • Hosiery industry; Knitting industry; Social aspects; Social life; Retirements; Employees;
    • Frog Island, 2002

    • Hyde, Colin
    • 16 images of Frog Island, Leicester, taken by Colin Hyde in 2002. Includes the Frisby Jarvis Building, Donisthorpe Mill, Farben Works, Slater Street School.
    • Deindustrialisation; Factories; Building deterioration; Built environment;
    • 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...
    • Frog Island tour, 2002 & 2012

    • Bird, Terese
    • 2 1995 OS map (SK5805 SW) with photographs of different buildings and areas, taken in 2002-3 and 2012
    • Factories; Industry; Geography; Cities & towns;
    • Frog Island, 2011

    • Hyde, Colin
    • 21 images of Frog Island, Leicester, taken by Colin Hyde in 2011. Includes images of the Northbridge Tavern, Foresters Arms, Slater Street School, Friar Tuck (pub) , Old Robin Hood (pub), remains of Frisby Jarvis Building
    • Deindustrialisation; Demolition; Factories; Building deterioration; Built environment;
    • Dunlop works - Walnut St, Leicester

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    • 3 pages consisting of one map or Walnut Street and surrounding area, and two containing descriptions of the building, situation, site and amenities
    • Engineering; Ecology; Industry; Factories
    • Corah - Personnel

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    • 3 photographs of Betty Withers with colleagues
    • Factories; Employees; Employment; Employee-employer relations; Employee fringe benefits; Hosiery industry; Knitting industry;
    • Frog Island, 2012

    • Bird, Terese;
    • 35 photographs depicting various buildings in the Frog Island area in 2012
    • Abandoned buildings; Factories; Dyeing industry; Hosiery industry; Deindustrialisation;
    • 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;
    • Turner & Jarvis Factory, post 1986

    • Skinner, Joan
    • 4 external photographs of the Turner & Jarvis hosiery factory
    • Redevelopment; Regeneration; Hosiery industry; Housing; Deindustrialisation;
    • The Economic Structure & Performance of Leicester - Monitoring Report, 1980

    • Leicester Economic Study Group; De Montfort University (Leicester Polytechnic); Harrison, C.R.; Sills, A.F.; Roper, M.T.;
    • 49 page first revision and up-date of the main sections of The Stage I and II reports of the Leicester Economic Study entitled 'The Economic Structure of Leicester' and 'The Performance of the Leicester Economy', published respectively in 1976 and...
    • Economic & industrial aspects; Employment; Unemployment; Industry; Employee-employer relations; Gender roles;

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