This project was supported by the Friends of Harborough Museum and began in 2000. Volunteers from the Friends took photographs of the buildings and businesses in the main streets of Market Harborough, recording changes in the town.
The Market Harborough Collection includes thousands of images of the town and where possible the volunteers worked to record changes to the town. An exhibition was developed using those images, both old and new, and proved popular with local people and schools. After a few years the Friends noticed the many changes to the town since their first project and so further recording took place as part of the Shopping in Harborough project.
Some of these images were digitised however many more remain in printed form only and work is ongoing to make these images available. To view and purchase copies of some of these images of Harborough and Leicestershire, please visit Image Leicestershire.