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Free Oral History Workshop at Muswellbrook Library

A few members of our Cultural Collections team will be conducting an Oral History Workshop at Muswellbrook Library on the 26th August 2015 between 9:30 am and 1:30 pm. 180 more words

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The River Severn, a river flowing through landscape and time

I have this strange fascination with the River Severn, I am clearly a Severn Bore. I did not fully understand why until I studied a branch of history known as Public History. 771 more words

Public History

Calling All Veterans!

The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) is a very significant project currently underway in Lincolnshire in the UK. It’s made up of multiple strands: a Memorial Spire ( 464 more words

Bomber Command

Their Love Story

This is my parents’ love story picking up from the prologue post you can read here.

After Dad graduated from college, his assignment for military service in the Korean Army was at an English language instructional school (training for military interpreter services) in Daegu, a city in the southern part of the country. 1,214 more words

‘Endut! Hoch Hech!’: Confronting Stereotypes About Everyday Life In Communist Eastern Europe.

“ENDUT! HOCH HECH!”: CONFRONTING STEREOTYPES ABOUT EVERYDAY LIFE IN COMMUNIST EASTERN EUROPE – BY CHRIS PRINCE.

Fans of The Simpsons will instantly recognise the titular quote as the caption at the end of this cartoon: ‘ 2,077 more words

Communism

1945 Election: A political awakening

Seventy years ago yesterday the results of the 1945 General Election were declared. Although the poll had been held on 5 July, the results were only announced on the 26th because of the time needed to return the ballots of service men and women from overseas. 779 more words

20th Century History