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Carlisle, Cumbria: start of the Women Police Service

A discussion of the Carlisle contingent of the Women Police Service - at 165 members this was the largest branch of the organisation. At its peak there were around 12,000 female munitions workers at the Gretna factory and they were relatively well…

The World of Flight. On competition and competitions.

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An article primarily discussing the role of flying competitions in the growth of civil aviation, with a reference to races which involved a return flight between London and Manchester (among other places) before World War One.
The first photograph…

Revealing Histories: remembering slavery

A collaborative project by eight museums in Greater Manchester, created to mark the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade in 2007.