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A 30-minute video in which former employees of John Player & Sons look back at their time working for the company. The video was produced as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership set up between the University of Nottingham and Nottingham City…

39408_Players Booklet-5.pdf
A booklet featuring memories and stories from former Player's employees. Additionally, it contains a history of John Player & Sons and information about what the John Player Advertising Archive holds.

The booklet was produced as part of a…

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An aerial photography of the Horizon factory and its surrounds. Produced by Sealand Aerial Photography.

An extract from an oral history interview with Carol Wilson in which she describes how she first came to work for John Player & Sons and the roles she carried out at the company.

P2152 Horizon Watermarked.jpg
An aerial photography of the Horizon factory and its surrounds. Produced by Sealand Aerial Photography.

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A female employee of John Player & Sons operates a packing machine in the Horizon factory.

An extract from an oral history with Steve Wilson in which he describes his time as a trainee at John Player & Sons. Steve started out working in the Sales and Marketing department, helping with special promotions for the John Player Special and…

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Three men processing tobacco. The tobacco is being moved up on a conveyor belt to the next stage in the cigarette making process.

Closure of No 3 Factory Watermarked.jpg
A group of workers with the last cigarettes made at No. 3 factory, standing by the packing machine.

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A woman checking a tipping machine in the Secondary section.
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