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    • Interview with Thomas William Allen

    • Allen, Thomas William
    • Brief memories of First World War in Quorn, Leicestershire, watching zeppelins over Loughborough. Mentions first motor bus in Quorn, Wright's factory being main centre of employment, local people, fairs and wakes. Names sweets sold in shop, hours...
    • Entertainment; Food; Sport; Villages; Work; World War I; Transport;
    • Colton Street 26-38, 1964

    • Calow, Dennis;
    • View of buildings 26-38 Colton Street. The business names that can be identified are "J. J. Townsend & Son printers & stationers" the same name is above the gates with another plaque above it reading "The independent order of foresters".
    • Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning; Printing industry;
    • Welford Road 16-22, 1971

    • Calow, Dennis;
    • View of shops 16-22 Welford Road, the shop names are "Fabricraft" and "The Three Sisters Ltd."
    • Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning; Shopping;
    • Eastgates, 1949

    • Calow, Dennis;
    • View of Eastgates shopping area in 1949. The shop names that can be read are "Edmonds Wools", "Dean & Dawson Ltd. Official agents", and in the distance Cort's Ironmongers.
    • Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning;
    • Welford Road 24-28, 1971

    • Calow, Dennis;
    • View of shops 24-28 Welford Road, the shop names are "Lanes, jeweler, watch & clock makers" and "Welford Cabinet Supplies"
    • Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning; Shopping;
    • Wharf Street 3-5, 1966

    • Calow, Dennis;
    • View of shops 3-5 Wharf Street, the names of the shops are : "The Rodeo House", "J. B. Goodacre", Lowe's Fruit Stores", and an electrical store.
    • Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning; Shopping;
    • Wharf Street 27A-33, 1966

    • Calow, Dennis;
    • View of the shops 27A-33 Wharf Street, the names of the shops are: "Coxs", "Geoffrey Bowles Ltd" and "H. G. Lief & Son."
    • Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning; Shopping;
    • Wharf Street 31-37, 1966

    • Calow, Dennis;
    • View of the shops 27A-33 Wharf Street, the names of the shops are: "Coxs", "Geoffrey Bowles Ltd" and "E. R. Jarman, butcher & grocer"
    • Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning; Shopping;
    • Infirmary Square 2, 1965

    • Calow, Dennis;
    • View of 2 Infirmary Square 1965, the names of the shops is hard to read but there is a sign for "British Paints Ltd."
    • Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning; Shopping;
    • Interview with Frank Coleman Choice

    • Choice, Frank Coleman
    • Describes home, washdays at Rutland Street, Leicester. Thumbnail sketch of Clyde Street School. Describes theatres, shows in Leicester. Recalls brief dim memory of last fair on Humberstone Gate. Describes fire station, horse drawn engine, crew, on...
    • Entertainment; Housing; Leisure; Urban;
    • Interview with Horace William Cox

    • Cox, Horace William
    • Describes family background in Belgrave, Leicester. Mentions that father sang in Town Waits. Talks about Belgrave, Ellis Avenue School, house lived in, food. Describes work at British Union [shoe factory] where became engineer, mention of good...
    • Entertainment; Food; Music; Sport; Work; World War I; Childhood & youth;
    • Evelyn Waugh Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 3

    • Evelyn Waugh Society
    • Waugh Letters at the Texas Academic Center / Charles E. Linck; Some English and Irish Waugh Bibliography / William A. English; Decline and Fall / Review
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