Thursday, January 25, 2018
Friday, December 22, 2017
|A sketch done for the Hallamshire's Christmas card |
by J.H. Dowd, 1915 (y06152)
|Corporal Oscar Holt of Sheffield (MD6063)|
|Alice Whitehurst (MD6063)|
|German pocket book which 'had a bullet passed|
through' retrieved by Oscar Holt from an
enemy dugout in 1916 (MD6063)
|Caricature of an army medical officer enjoying a hearty Christmas|
dinner in a Christmas edition of The Leadswinger (a far cry from
reality for most troops!) (MD2071)
|Oscar Holt's letters sent home to Alice Whitehurst (later his wife)|
Monday, December 4, 2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
|Special shelters provided for staff at Blackburn |
Meadows Power Station, 1939 (s03584)
|Fungus the Bogeyman scares children at Woodseats Library, Sheffield, 1985 (s30246).|
|Gas mask drill in Sheffield during the Second World War (s02562).|
|Workmen at the English Steel Corporation, Sheffield, cheering Queen Elizabeth II on a visit, 1954 (s02325).|
|Clara Hayball on a velocipede in the yard of her father's wood-carving works on Cavendish Street, 1875 (y00516).|
|Gymnasium team work at Sheffield Twist Drill |
and Steel Company, Summerfield Street,
|The herbalist stall, Sheaf Market |
(Rag an' Tag), 1973 (s01955).
|Joseph Chapman, tailor of Hillsbrough survived the Great Sheffield Flood of 1864 by getting in this box (s08751).|
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|The men of Painted Fabrics (Arthur Fisher middle), [1920s]|
|Painted Fabrics designs for clothing, cushions and tablecloths|
made by the men.
|Gunner Fisher, World War One.|
|Part of Arthur's letter home to Annie Fisher, telling of the terrible|
injuries he had sustained on the battlefield in 1918.
|Annie and Arthur on their wedding day,|
Walkley, Sheffield, 1919.
|Arthur, Annie and daughter Nancy |
(and friend) on holiday in Blackpool.