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  • Collection: The Post War History of Leicester 1945-1962

John Graham Theatre.mp3
John Graham describes the main theatres in Leicester after the Second World War.

Leicester Health Handbook 1957.pdf
Selected pages from the City of Leicester Health Services Handbook of 1957.

Leicester Diary March 1956.pdf
A pamphlet listing all the public events happening in Leicester in March 1956.

A page from a 1962 'Visual Aid Portfolio for Civil Defence Canvassers' booklet showing the power of a hydrogen bomb.

Housing_Pre-fab kitchen.jpg
A picture of a kitchen of a pre-fabricated house.

Housing_Clar Park Modern House.jpg
A photo of the modernist house built in 1953/4 on Avenue Road, Leicester, for Mr & Mrs Goddard.

Music_johnny angel and the mystics 01.jpg
Leicester group Johnny Angel and the Mystics playing at Loughborough College (as it was then) in spring 1963. Colin Miller on bass, singer Johnny Angel is Douglas John Harris, lead guitar with the Fender is Alan Makin.

A photo of Applegate Street taken in 1962 from West Bridge showing the West End Coffee Bar, formally the Mitre & Keys pub.

A photo taken from Castle Street looking across St Nicholas Circle to St Nicholas Church in 1970

A photo of the Blue Boar Hotel on Southgate Street taken in 1965
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