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    • Corah - Women fire fighters

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    • Two photos of women fire fighters at the Corah Factory
    • Gender roles; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire helmets;
    • Corah - Hockey Team

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    • 6 photographs of Corah's womens hockey team
    • Social aspects; Social life; Sport; Sportswomen
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Corah's estimated targets for Marks & Spencer, 1965

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    • Table showing Corah's estimated target production with Marks & Spencer, arranged by department and including summary of total sales for 1964. With covering letter
    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd; Hosiery industry; Marks & Spencer
    • Corah of Leicester: Factory Life (pps)

    • Bird, Terese;
    • This learning resource details the various factes of life at N. Corah and Sons factor, detailing the historical context, fashions they were involved in, the technology they used, the structure of the building, their social events and systems, plus...
    • Factories; Social & civic facilities; Knitwear;
    • Research Methods, by Gillian Murray (extended version)

    • Bird, Terese
    • Gillian Murray (PhD student at the University of Leicester) talks about using visual resources in historical research, with particular reference to the N.Corah & Sons Ltd & Liberty Shoes Ltd
    • Research; Historians; History; Perspective; publication; Portrayals;
    • Corah Photo Scrapbook

    • Bird, Terese;
    • Scrapbook of photos from N. Corah and Sons Ltd Factory
    • Factories; Industry; Knitwear;
    • Corah of Leicester: Factory Life (pdf)

    • Bird, Terese;
    • This learning resource details the various factes of life at N. Corah and Sons factor, detailing the historical context, fashions they were involved in, the technology they used, the structure of the building, their social events and systems, plus...
    • Factories; Social & civic facilities; Knitwear;
    • Corah & Wolsey: Changes in sewing

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • mp3 interview with Barbara Taylor describing different sewing practices at Corah and Wolsey. Wolsey used Singer sewing machines on a conveyor system wheras Corah provided each employee with their own machine.
    • Working mothers; Technology; Factories; Employees; Gender roles
    • 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: 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

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