The creation of the textile factories around Harold Hill in Havering is a remarkable story of social engineering.
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Mary talks about homework

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June talks about first day in the rag trade in East London

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Edna talks about couture work in west London and the rag trade in Romford

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Margaret on the problems with time and motion at Lee Cooper Jeans in Harold Hill

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Dot remembers a ‘Beano’ at Lee Coopers

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Beulah talks about piece work in the rag trade in Havering