History of Partizanske (Slovakia) and its surroundings is closely attached to shoe making industry, which was brought here by famous Tomas Bata. Today, very few people outside of the region know that even though most of the production ceased years ago, there are still some companies producing shoes. Series Forgotten industry is looking at individuals who work in this industry, individual parts of the production process and so tries to be a reminder of its existence.

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