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.

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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