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First Black Telegraphist in Leicester

Elaine Hinds moved from the Caribbean to Leicester in the 1960s at the age of 17. She became Leicester’s first black and only telegraphist and worked for the city council from the 1970s until the department closed.

Below are photos of Elaine working as a Telegraphist in Leicester:

Photo Credit: Elaine Hinds
First Black Telegraphist in Leicester
Photo Credit: Elaine Hinds

 

Photo Credit: Elaine Hinds
First Black Telegraphist in Leicester
Photo Credit: Elaine Hinds

 

Photo Credit: Elaine Hinds
First Black Telegraphist in Leicester
Photo Credit: Elaine Hinds

 

Photo Credit: Elaine Hinds
First Black Telegraphist in Leicester
Photo Credit: Elaine Hinds

 

Photo Credit: Elaine Hinds
First Black Telegraphist in Leicester
Photo Credit: Elaine Hinds