Published for the Leicester and County Chamber of Commerce by Bemrose Advertising Ltd., Derby and London
Six advertisements or features on Leicester companies: Pick Knitwear advertisement, pp.61; St Margaret advertisement, pp.75; J. Picks & Sons Ltd feature, pp.99; St. Margaret feature, pp.103; Byford advertisement, pp.110
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...
Griffin, Christine - Centre for Mass Communication Research, University of Leicester
326 page typed report focussing on the differences between the experiences of young Asian, Afro-Caribbean and white people in relation to youth unemployment in Leicester. Although the purpose of this report was to study the unemployed in Leicester...
Part Seven - Industry. A 48 page extract from a 191 page written analysis of Leicester's City Development Plan in 1952. Includes information on Leicester's principal industries from 1670 to date; Employment in the industries by type of industry,...
Industry; Industrialization; Employment; housing; Factories; Buildings; Working Environment; Occupations; Manufacturing; Hosiery industry; Shoe industry; Knitting industry; WWII; Markets; Land reform; Land use; Planning; City planning;
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