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Arnold, E. J., Old Headquarters, Leathley Road (Hunslet)
Colour imageUndated. View from Costco's car park across Leathley Road to the rear of the old headquarters of E. J. Arnold, suppliers of registers, books and exercise books to the education establishments of Leeds. The firm has had a long association with Leeds since it moved here from Devon in 1870. The company strengthened and grew with the implications of the various Education Acts. The School Boards appointed Attendance Officers in 1880 which significantly boosted the consistency of school attendance, and therefore the need for E. J Arnold's products. Then, the Education Act of 1902 replaced the old School Boards with Local Education Authorities with more purchasing power, which extended nationwide. It became necessary to take on extra staff, and by May 1962 there were 1000 employees. George Arnold, the son of the founder, became Lord Mayor of Leeds from 1916 to 1917, and Pro-Chancellor of Leeds University from 1921 to 1926. Many of the printing workforce at E. J. Arnold's were relocated to the new Dewsbury Road 'Broadway' printing factory in 1961, just below the Broadway public house. They were to move again, eventually, to Hunslet Parkside.
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ARP Exercise, Apple Street (Burmantofts)
Black & White image22nd August 1941 Loading debris onto a lorry using a swinging derrick. This was a simulated incident for the practice of rescue methods by ARP and Rescue services.
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ARP Exercise, Apple Street (Burmantofts)
Black & White image22nd August 1941 ARP and Rescue workers are dealing with an incendiary device. There were various types of incendiary bombs, they were designed to create maximum fire damage. Phosphorous was widely used, it was extinguished by immersion in water, or by exclusion of air, using a wet cloth to cover the incendiary site. Neither method was instant.
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ARP Exercise, Apple Street (Burmantofts)
Black & White image22nd August 1941 ARP and Rescue service men are searching building rubble for casualties during a practice of emergency procedures.
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ARP Exercise, Apple Street (Burmantofts)
Black & White image22nd August 1941 Rescue workers are searching for casualties during a rescue exercise.
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