Monthly Archives: September 2015

The German community of Newcastle

Over the next few months, interns and volunteers on the Reflections project will write a few blog posts to discuss their experience working on the project and some of the research materials they have uncovered. This time volunteer Peter Livsey … Continue reading

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Women and Education

Durham University first awarded degrees to women in 1895. For Armstrong College in Newcastle (now Newcastle University) the war brought many challenges. The Armstrong building, the Hatton gallery and surrounding buildings and area were taken over to accommodate a military … Continue reading

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Women’s Social and Political Union

The Women’s Labour League meeting took place in 1915 in the William Morris Club Newcastle. Not expecting anything I Googled it and came up with the North East War Memorials Project which showed a picture of a certificate issued to … Continue reading

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Lisbeth Simm and the Women’s Labour League

Over the next few months, interns and volunteers on the Reflections project will write a few blog posts to discuss their experience working on the project and some of the research materials they have uncovered. This time volunteer and Newcastle … Continue reading

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