This website presents a range of creative multimedia samplers introducing four major industrial history themes, listed in the tabs at the left. The individual photos, sound files, maps and other sources which comprise the samplers, are fully searchable and available at MyLeicestershire.org.uk
Enjoy browsing, searching, downloading, and learning!
The British manufacturing sector saw huge changes in the decades after World War II. The Manufacturing Pasts website seeks to illustrate the industrial changes that occurred in Leicester, in the form of images, interviews, ebooks, videos, and interactive presentations.
Learning materials are loosely clustered into these areas of study:
- conservation and urban regeneration
- social life of the factory
- the factory and the community
- toolkit - includes reference materials and help to use and re-use these items
Further materials relevant to these and other Leicestershire history topics can be found on the MyLeicestershire History online archive.
All materials are free to use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial license unless otherwise stated.