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The Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, Greater Manchester

I recently visited and wrote an article looking ahead to the reopening of the Turnpike Gallery in the former mining and mill town of Leigh, a purpose-built gallery and library building with an exterior relief by William Mitchell which opened with an exhibition by Henry Moore in 1971, and fell victim to council cuts before reopening this year with a new programme. 16 more words

Day 12: Rollercoaster by M. Ward

from the album “Post-War” by M. Ward

You’re like a roller coaster
You got heavy metal wings
You could make a dead man scream…

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Song Of The Day

Iglesia Alvariño- O Longo das Ribeiras

Ó Longo das Ribeiras

 Along the water’s edge, in longing

I go, my girl.

Where are the boats and flowers?

The rivers no longer flow anywhere. 402 more words

Post War

G.A.R. Canteen from 1895 Reunion in Louisville

Memento from the 1895 G.A.R. Reunion in Louisville

Tin with original polychrome painted stenciled decoration/inscription We Drank From The Same Canteen arched above a U.S. shield breasted spread winged eagle with E Pluribus Unum ribbon banner in beak, arrows & laurel branches in talons and straight-line inscription Louisville/1861- 1865 at bottom, with original cork stopper and two small rings at sides for hanging; 5″ diameter. 59 more words

Civil War Louisville

MICKEY SLIM: TRUTH OR FACT?

  • In search of the post-war booze bogeyman

It was 1951. The war was over and thanks to extended advertising campaigns by large US brewing corporations, the domestication of alcohol was in full swing and the bar was virtually empty. 671 more words

Absinthe

Sarah Mass-University of Michigan

“…I thought that shopping and consumption would be an entry point to analyse my earlier interests around ethnicity and immigration. This hasn’t panned out in the archives the way I expected: “traditional” market shopping is largely coded as English and white.”

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Urban History

Berlin to probe Nazi ties to post-war government

The German government said Saturday it will launch an investigation into possible historic Nazi influence on the country’s post-war central government, including the chancellor’s office. 292 more words

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