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[1]Dodsworth Court (off Briggate) (City Centre) (7 comments)
Dodsworth Court (off Briggate)26th October 1954. View looking towards Trinity Street from Dodsworth Court, off Briggate. There is a sign for 'Starkey Bootmaker and Repairer', at the top of the photograph. Another sign says 'J.Graham'. Windows, drainpipes, lamp, grills in the floor are all visible. Ladders are piled on top of a cart. Window shutters are open to the right of the photograph. People can be seen through the archway walking down the street.
[2]Gipton Board School (Harehills) (24 comments)
Gipton Board SchoolUndated. Gipton Board School was situated between Conway Street and Conway Mount, fronting onto Harehills Road. It opened on 14th October 1897.
[3]Eastgate, roundabout (City Centre) (3 comments)
Eastgate, roundabout19th June 1941. View of Eastgate roundabout looking towards Eastgate (left) and Lady Lane (right). Appleyard's petrol filling station occupies the centre of the roundabout with an area of grass around, which a lady is walking across despite a notice saying 'Please keep off the grass'. In the centre background is the Kingston Unity Friendly Society building and on the right Circle House, whose occupants include Harold's hairdressers, Buckle cafe and the National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers.
[4]Aerial View, Holbeck Moor (Holbeck) (75 comments)
Aerial View, Holbeck Moor1963 Aerial view of Holbeck Moor district. Holbeck Moor Lane runs left to right across the centre with St Matthews Street/Top Moorside on the left. St Matthews Church is at the junction. In the centre are blocks of flats which were, with additional housing named after local worthies eg Hugh Gaitskell, Charles Jenkinson (Vicar of Holbeck and Labour councillor, responsible for building of Quarry Hill Flats). In the right foreground is Holbeck Moor.
[5]Church Street, tram no.123 (Hunslet) (1 comment)
Church Street, tram no.123Undated. View shows tram no.123 entering Church Street from Balm Road. This is an English Electric Chamberlain tram built between 1925 and 1928, on route 27 to Swinegate.
[6]County Arcade, Mecca Locarno (City Centre) (179 comments)
County Arcade, Mecca LocarnoUndated, Photo possibly dating from the early 1960s, looking from Cross Arcade into County Arcade to the front of the Mecca Locarno Ballroom. This dancehall had opened on 3rd November 1938. Mecca closed in 1969 (a new venue had been opened in 1964 in the Merrion Centre). It became The Stone in 1983 then a cafe in 1994. Notices outside give details of admission prices, varying from 2/6d early on Sunday evening (12.5p) to 6/- (30p) on Saturday nights. A special event is promoted on the round advertisement 'Midsummer Nights Dream Carnival, Wednesday 24th June, 3 bands, hats, balloons, novelties, competitions, 3/6d (17.5p). On the left edge is Vicker's gift shop, on the left of the Mecca is Greenwood's menswear business. Elster shoe shop is on the right, then Banks music in the window is on the right edge.
[7]Cockburn High School, Burton Road (Beeston) (97 comments)
Cockburn High School, Burton RoadUndated. View of Cockburn High Scool in Burton Road. It was named after Sir George Cockburn, a former Chairman of Leeds School Board and an educationalist. The school opened on 17th July 1902.
[8]Tramway Street, No 31 (rear) (Sheepscar) (10 comments)
Tramway Street, No 31 (rear)Undated The central building in the row of terraces is the rear of number 31 Tramway Street, at th time owned by Pyzers Estates. Although number 31 occupies more space widthways than the other houses in the row it is only half the depth and a through-by-light. A toilet block has been built in the recess between the houses. The other properties are numbered from the left as 34, 32 and 30 Evelyn Street but are numbered as 35, 33 and 29 Tramway Street at the other side.
[9]Church Street, Toilet (Hunslet) (12 comments)
Church Street, Toilet11th April 1927. View of urinal on Church Street. Co-operative society Ltd can be seen on right. On junction with Grove Road.
[10]Harewood Street, Market Tavern (City Centre) (10 comments)
Harewood Street, Market Tavern4th March 1914. View of market tavern on the corner of Harewood Street and George Street. Photo is looking from Ludgate Hill. Landlord is Job Dixon, but the name Ellen E. Dixon is displayed over the door. George Day, Brass founder and finishers can be seen on the left with premises on back George Street.
[11]Can You Help? (Unknown) (25 comments)
Can You Help?1969. Photograph taken in 1969 showing red brick terraced streets. There is a street sign on view but even when enlarged it is impossible to decipher as it is at an angle. Two women are chatting in the street while attending to their washing. A pram is parked outside one of the houses and a child is playing out. In the background a window cleaner is up on a ladder cleaning bedroom windows.
[12]Golden Acre Park, aerial view (Bramhope) (11 comments)
Golden Acre Park, aerial view C mid 1930s. Aerial view of Golden Acre Park, taken in the mid 1930s shortly after it opened in March 1932. The boating lake is busy with many boats. A miniature railway runs around the edge of the lake and the Galleon Cafe can be seen. The Leeds - Otley Road heads from the direction of Otley, bottom left, towards Leeds. Towards the centre of the left edge there is Black Hill Well Farm, and beyond the trees belong to the Black Hill Plantation. Leeds City Council bought the site of Golden Acre Park in 1945.
[13] Plaza Cinema, Assembly Rooms, 32 New Briggate (City Centre) (31 comments)
 Plaza Cinema,  Assembly Rooms, 32 New Briggate1970. View showing the Plaza Cinema at 32 New Briggate. The building, designed by George Corson and James Robertson Watson of Leeds, opened as the Assembly Rooms Concert Hall in 1898. It became a cinema on Monday 15th April 1907 advertising "new century talking and singing pictures". The opening picture was a film showing the stage act of 'Little Tich', an English music hall comedian whose real name was Harry Relph. The picture house was able to seat an audience of 1,100 and admission charges were: front circle 2/- (10p) and 1/6d (7.5p), side circle and stalls 1/- (5p), area 6d (2.5p) and gallery 3d (1p). The name changed to the 'Plaza' on Monday 25th August 1958 until its closure in 1985. The Assembly Rooms are now (Nov. 2007) being restored as part of the major Grand Theatre refurbishments.
[14]Bewerley Street Infant School, seen from the rear in Kirkland Place (Hunslet) (12 comments)
Bewerley Street Infant School, seen from the rear in Kirkland Place4th June 1964 View showing the buildings and rear entrances of Bewerley Street Infant School. It was the first purpose built school to be erected by Leeds School Board and opened its doors to pupils on August 8th, 1873. It has classrooms with large, arched windows and behind the high wall, toilets are situated. By the 1950s, the school was for Juniors (7 – 11 Years), the Infants having moved to a school on Hunslet Hall Road.
[15]Allerton Park no. 4 (Chapel Allerton) (23 comments)
Allerton Park no. 4Undated. Looking South at number 4 Allerton Park, Falloden Nursing Home. The building has a wooden fence enclosing shrubs and trees. A car is parked outside.
[16]Albion Terrace (Hunslet) (5 comments)
Albion Terrace1st May 1936. View from Albion Terrace across waste ground, to Waterloo Road. Garden Gate pub just visible.
[17]Armley Park School (Armley) (50 comments)
Armley Park SchoolUndated, View of the red brick built Armley Park School. It was erected as a Board School and was opened by member of the board, Mr Charles Ingham on 27th September 1900. The infant's department on the ground floor catered for children over the age of three and had 400 places. On the first floor there was accomodation for 780 mixed scholars. Stanningley Road runs in front of the school and Cecil Road is at the right edge. Homes in Cecil Street are visible at the rear of the school, while homes in Salisbury Grove are at the right edge. Batty's Home Clearance business is in the foreground.
[18]Crossgates Road, tram no.2099 (Cross Gates) (3 comments)
Crossgates Road, tram no.209921st February 1950. View showing tram no.2099, bound for Whingate on route 16, outside the Regal Cinema on Crossgates Road, the tram terminus for Crossgates. Shops on Regal Parade are seen on the left. Tram 2099 was the first of the Felthams to arrive from London when it came on trial in September 1949. At the time of the photograph it was still in London Transport Livery and bearing its London Transport number, but it would change to no.501 when others of its class joined it in August 1950. Following the demise of the tramway system it was preserved and returned to the capital to the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden, where it was restored to its former London Livery.
[19]Lower Briggate, nos. 1-6 (City Centre) (7 comments)
Lower Briggate, nos. 1-66th December 1979 View looking west at shops on Lower Briggate. On the left is the Golden Lion Hotel by the junction with Swinegate, then No.3 is Class menswear, No.4 Bass and Bligh, camera and binocular repairs, No.5 Contact second hand goods and No.6 Starlight Room amusements. On the right is the junction with Heaton's Court.
[20]Wrestling (Kirkstall)
Wrestling 4th April 1963 Photograph of womens wrestling bout. Susan Moore (left) fights Ann Dearing.