15 astonishing photos take you back to Armley in the 1930s

These astonishing photos showcase life around Armley in the 1930s

They being into focus all aspects of the community - at work, rest and play - during a decade of enormous social and economic change. Shops, landmarks and streets familiar to generations of local people are all in focus during a decade which featured the opening of Gotts Park golf course. The images are published courtesy of 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.

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