These photos turn back the clock to showcase life in Leeds during the 1930s. PICS: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net/YPN
These photos turn back the clock to showcase life in Leeds during the 1930s. PICS: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net/YPN

Fascinating pictures show life in Leeds during the 1930s

These photos turn back the clock to showcase life around Leeds during the 1930s.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Thursday, 13th February 2020, 9:18 am

They turn on the spotlight on a decade which saw the city's thriving textile industry prove invaluable to the war effort. The images are a mix from the YEP archive and photographic archive Leodis, which is run by Leeds Library & Information Service. They also run heritage blog The Secret Library Leeds, which provides a behind the scenes look at the Central Library and highlights from its special collections, including rare books hidden away in the stacks. CHANGING LEEDS: Corn Exchange | City Square | Vicar Lane | Dark Arches LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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