Tags » Centenary

The First World War: a postcard with news of Déchelette’s death

In the Institute’s archive there is an old album of postcards collected by Francis Haverfield (1860-1919). We were looking through it when we came across this poignant postcard from Salomon Reinach. 84 more words

Archives Progress

Snippets of history: Girl Guides WA in World War II

Girl Guides in Western Australia worked hard to help out with the war effort in World War II, 1939 to 1945. Here are some of the initiatives Girl guides worked on. 574 more words

On This Day 100 years ago

100 years ago today the First Battle of Ypres began.

Why is this important? Because it led to so called “race to the sea” and the trench warfare that followed. 186 more words


University turns 100

Fireworks illuminate the sky and the main building of Frankfurt’s Goethe University to mark its 100th anniversary, Oct 18.

Reflection upon an image

The girl I left behind. By Carlos Rilova Jericó

First World War produced propaganda images by thousands. Some of them were part of serious magazines like “J´ai Vu”. 419 more words

Major Lord John Spencer Cavendish

This year marks 100 since the beginning of the First World War Hardwick Hall has its own connection to the war in one of the members of the Cavendish family, affectionately known at Hardwick as ‘Lord John’. 430 more words

Hardwick Hall

Insight Into Their Experience; The Letters Home Display.

A series of temporary First World War displays in the Castle Rotunda started last month with “Letters Home,” a moving display of personal letters and diaries which I curated for the Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum (RNRM). 387 more words