Manufacturing Pasts

learning about industrial change in twentieth century Britain.

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
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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:

Further materials relevant to these and other Leicestershire history topics can be found on the MyLeicestershire History online archive.


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