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KathleenWeller.mp3
Kathleen Weller talks about WW2, cutbacks of electricity, and working in Cherub Hosiery factory at the age of 14. Describes the working conditions during and after WW2, as well as working hours. Left Cherub and worked for Corah, describes this.

Margaret Rud_SharonN.mp3
Margaret Rud talked about the work she performed in the Fielding & Johnston wool factory. Commuted by train everyday to Leicester, as well as discussing working hours and wages, Later worked in hosiery factory and explains work culture as well as…

BC126_hosiery-factory-04.jpg
A photo of woman working in a Hosiery Factory Leicester in 1945. Although not stated this is likely to be taken in the Corah Factory.

BC136_hosiery-factory-14.jpg
A photo of man working in a Hosiery Factory Leicester in 1945. Although not stated this is likely to be taken in the Corah Factory.

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