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Marc Quinn with his sculpture called Kiss

Marc Quinn and Figurative Sculpture

Disability explored through sculptors including Marc Quinn Read More
Lead mining in the Dales

Lead Mining in the Yorkshire Dales

Lead mining, a major industry in the Northern Pennines 1650 to 1900 Read More
Victorian child apprentice

Apprentices

The lives of apprentices in Victorian factories Read More
Detail from a painting of William Wilberforce

William Wilberforce

Find out about Hull's most famous son Read More
Painting of beggar girls

Hidden Stories, Slavery and Barnsley

Barnsley, the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and Stereotypes Read More

My Culture Quest

An interactive game collecting world objects to curate your exhibition Read More
Message on a cup

The Message - Creative Campaigning

Creating awareness raising campaigns through art Read More
Wax seal of Abolitionists on letter from Henry Grimston to his brother Thomas, 1792

Slavery, Abolition and the East Riding of Yorkshire

A revealing snapshot of East Yorks during transatlantic slave trade Read More
An altered book

Altered Books In Focus

Altered Books created by GCSE students at Graves Gallery Read More
1900 photo of three men

Snapshot 1900: The Changing Picture of Class

Class, civic pride and leisure around 1900 Read More
Detail of a photo of men on an old locomotive

Moving Stories - Workshops and Performance

Using drama in museums to understand travel in the past Read More
Woman in a truck along the Grand Trunk Road

The Grand Trunk Road - Behind the Scenes

Stories, video clips and pictures about a journey to collect stories Read More
Sophia Constable aged 11 in October 1872

Crime and Punishment - Sophia Constable

The crime and punishment of an 11 year old Victorian 'young offender' Read More
Mary Queen of Scots

Txt Manor: Mary Queen of Scots in Sheffield

History of Sheffield Manor Lodge via community project Read More

1776 African Youth of the Dales

Yorkshire family discover they are descendants of a slave Read More
Engraving of Elizabeth Fry

The Quakers: Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things

Investigate historical campaigns to inspire modern active citizenship Read More

Object Dialogue Box at Harewood House

A resource to stimulate creative thinking through the use of objects Read More
Image from Yong's China Quest

Yong's China Quest adventure game Level 1

Adventure game about Chinese history from 500 BCE to the Olympics Read More
Votes for Women badge

From Suffering to Suffrage

Why did women have to struggle for the vote in Britain? Read More
Prisoner badge of the 1800s

Prison and Penal Reform in the 1800s

Looking at people like Elizabeth Fry who changed conditions in prison Read More
Spanish Schooner

William Dolben and Slave Trade Abolition

How important was William Dolben to the abolition of slavery? Read More
Ibibio puppet

Nigerian Ibibio Puppets

Social sculptures for democratic change Read More
Hull Hebrew Communal School 1990

The Jewish Community in Hull

A local history study of social and cultural change Read More
A Romany vardo with painted decoration

Tradition and storytelling in Romany life

Romany language and culture Read More
Minangkabau Bridal Headdress

Minangkabau Bridal Headdress

Cosume of silver, sheet foil, beads and cut-out love birds Read More
Yinka Shonibare's The Wanderer is his interpretation of an horrific slave ship voyage

The Wanderer

Contemporary artist Yinka Shonibare's response to a slaveship tragedy Read More
Man in front of mosque in Mirpur

Migration from India and Pakistan

Explores connection between British Asians and the Grand Trunk Road Read More
Michael Marks, founder of M&S

M&S Making a Mark - Michael Marks

From Russian Poland to Leeds market - the founder's story Read More
Image from Yong's China Quest

Yong's China Quest adventure game Level 3

Adventure game about Chinese history from 500 BCE to the Olympics Read More
West African Horse Headdress

West African Horse Headdress

African and Arabic cultures meet in Northern Nigeria Read More

Ship's Log of The Diana

The sad account of a Victorian whaling ship Read More
Sande Society rattle

Sande Society Rattle

Ceremonial rattle used by West African girls and women Read More
Detail of a Persian Writing Box

Persian Writing Boxes

Communication before texts, typewriters and telegrams Read More
Archive photo of Marks & Spencer Penny Bazaar

M&S Penny Bazaars

The first fixed price shops over 100 years ago Read More
Alorese bronze drum

Alorese Bronze Drum

Indonesian drums as marriage payments Read More
Sioux Warrior shirt

Sioux Warrior Shirt

Painted figures show victories over the wearer's enemies Read More
Pad saddle

Cree Native American Saddle

Ceremonial Pad Saddle from the Day Star Reserve in Canada Read More
M&S Percy Pig sweets package

M&S Convenience Food

Food revolutions of the 1960s and 1970s Read More
Russian peasant emnbroidery of Mokosh

Embroidery of the Russian Goddess Mokosh

Ritual linen towel used in marriage and childbirth Read More

WWI Shells Inspire the Game of Darts

Early brass dart shafts were fashioned from WWI artillery shells Read More
Gold pocket watch from 1914

Joseph W Giardelli's WWI Pocket Watch Case

Sent from his colleagues at the Royal Mint in 1914 Read More

WWI Conscientious Objectors

How Richmond Castle became a prison for men who refused to fight Read More
Chocolate tin supplied by British colonies to the troops in WW1

The Gift of the Colonies

How the British Empire joined the Allied Cause in WW1 Read More
Drawing of St Mary's Church Nottingham where George Africanus was buried

Who was George Africanus?

Piecing together the life of Nottingham’s first black entrepreneur Read More

1984 Miners' Strike Symbol of support

Italian bag of sugar representing friendship and solidarity Read More
Marks & Spencer Canterbury Staff: Firefighting Team 1944

M&S and the War Effort - Staff Stories

A melted cash float, firefighting ladies and wartime staff bulletins Read More
M&S logo on a carrier bag

M&S Birth of a Brand - Carrier Bags

Who would have thought carrier bags had such a history! Read More
Detail of Songster war horse grave marker

Grave Marker for Songster, the Oldest War Horse

Served with Leicestershire Yeomanry in First World War Read More
Recruits to the Hull Commercials (10th battalion, East Yorkshire regiment) in training

Training Men to be Soldiers in the First World War

Explore what life was like for new recruits from East Yorkshire Read More
WW1 charity flag with Royal Engineers badge

First World War Charities

Helping the war effort in Hull and the East Riding Read More
Watercolour painting on card showing the Hull steam trawler 'Olivine'

Zeppelin Raids in the Humber During WW1

The effects of airship attacks on people of the Humber Read More

Remember Scarborough - WWI Bombardment

How the Home Front came under attack in WW1 Read More
Farm workers during the First World War in the East Riding of Yorkshire at harvest time

Agriculture During Wartime in the Humber

Who worked the land during the First World War? Read More
1917 photo showing hay being grown outside Beverley barracks

Allotments and Requisitioned Land in WW1

The work of the East Riding War Agricultural Committees Read More
King George V and Queen Mary inspecting a WW1 Navy trawler used for minesweeping

Minesweeping During the First World War

How trawlermen of the Humber supported the Mine Clearance Service Read More
East Riding Yeomanry during WW1 pictured with camel

The East Riding Yeomanry in the First World War

A soldier's experiences of wartime in the Middle East Read More
First World War soldiers from the East Yorkshire Regiment

Humber Regiments on the Western Front

Different experiences of soldiers in the First World War Read More
First World War medals in a Princess Mary chocolate tin

Medals of the First World War

Including the Mercantile Marine War Medal and War Service Badge Read More
WW1 Certificate of Honourable Discharge

Demobilisation After the First World War

What happened when the War ended and men returned home? Read More
Flag for the sailors and soldiers free buffet at Preston

British Values in Action: Tea for the Troops

This resource explores a historical example of local volunteering Read More
Jewish refugees newly arrived in Hull

Jewish Emigration to Britain

Local history study of Hull’s Jewish community Read More
Massim war shield

Massim War Shield

Shield from Papua New Guinea made before 1900 Read More
Two children researching a map

Documenting our Past

Learn how to become a local historian by researching old documents Read More
17th Century Scolds Bridle

Scold's Bridle - justice for women 400 years ago?

A punishment for 'troublesome' women over 400 years ago Read More
M&S Staff welfare pioneer Flora Solomon

M&S Making a Mark - Flora Solomon

Champion of M&S staff welfare Read More
Gift tin of chocolate sent to York servicemen at Christmas WW1

York Chocolate Sent to WWI Soldiers

Raising soldiers' morale during Christmas 1914 Read More
Image of zeppelin air ship over a town at night

Air Raids on the WW1 British Home Front

How German Zeppelin attacks brought the fighting to British civilians Read More
Nursing staff at Normanby Hall hospital, November 1917

Hospitals and Nursing in the First World War

North Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire women supporting the war effort Read More
WW1 St Dunstan's collection box

Blind Veterans of the First World War

How a new charity was founded in WW1 to help blinded ex-servicemen Read More
Group of women buying food

Everyday Life in the Industrial Revolution

Changes in daily life as Britain becomes industrialised Read More
Belper North Mill

Mill Workers and Owners

Investigate workers rights in the Victorian Mills of Derby Read More

WWI Shrewsbury Memorial Remembering Katherine Harley

A remembrance stone that includes the name of a woman Read More
Watercolour painting on card showing the Hull steam trawler 'Olivine'

Zeppelin Raids in the Humber During WW1

The effects of airship attacks on people of the Humber Read More

Anti-German Sentiment in the First World War

Why a Hull family butcher changed his name after his shop was attacked Read More
Drawing of a man weaving

From Wool to Cloth

Life and work in textile factories during the Industrial Revolution Read More
Bible with WWI bullet embedded in it

WWI Soldier Frederick Peil saved by his bible

German bullet lodged in the bible of a Cumbrian soldier from Ireby Read More
Image from Yong's China Quest

Yong's China Quest adventure game Level 2

Adventure game about Chinese history from 500 BCE to the Olympics Read More
Campaign flag of Richard Oastler

Richard Oastler

Campaigning against the working conditions of children Read More
Drawing of children pushing cart and trapper in mine

Children at Work

Working conditions for children in factories, mills and mines Read More
Drawing of two people stretching cloth

Craft Made From Graft

Life and working conditions during the Industrial Revolution Read More
Campaign make an impact logo

Campaigners Make an Impact in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Using Yorkshire's History to Change Your World Read More
Tibetan Skull Cup

Tibetan Skull Cup

Holy item made from the bones of the dead Read More
Still from interactive

Enterprise, Industry and Benjamin Gott

Benjamin Gott and the world´s largest woollen mill Read More
Chinese shoes for women with bound feet

Chinese Shoes of Pain

The custom of breaking and binding feet in China Read More
Sioux Warrior shirt

Sioux Warrior Shirt

Painted figures show victories over the wearer's enemies Read More
Simon Marks pictured in 1960

M&S Making a Mark - Simon Marks

Innovative leader who made M&S the high street name it is today Read More

Dick Kerr's Ladies FC

One of the earliest women's football teams in England Read More
Female workers roll a barrel of varnish in the grounds of Sissons and Co. Ltd

Working Women of the First World War

New job opportunities for women of the Humber in WW1 Read More
Empire Day 1915 Certificate

Children Raising Funds During Wartime

How young people contributed to the First World War effort Read More
Dr Williams School, Dolgellau, 1913

WW1 Home Front at Dr Williams' School, Dolgellau

How the War affected life at a girls' school in Wales Read More

Private William Young VC

A soldier's tragic story of loyalty and courage Read More

WWI Preston Free Buffet

Refreshments on the station for sailors and soldiers Read More
Wilson Line ship the SS Eskimo

Merchant Shipping During WW1

Hull merchant seamen's experiences of the First World War Read More
Women's Land Army poster

The Women's Land Army

Humber women's experiences of working in agriculture during WW1 Read More
A painting depicting the Preston by-election of 1862.

British Values in Action: Votes for Working Men

Exploring the development of democracy in Britain Read More

Carved Ivory Tusks

Elaborately carved elephant's tusk from Benin, West Africa Read More
M&S Back to School article 1954

M&S Schoolwear and Teenage Fashion

School uniform from pinafores to recycled plastic bottles Read More
Because there is no Plan B t-shirt

M&S Making a Mark - Plan A

Recycling, waste reduction, sustainability and ethical trading Read More

Chinese Tabard from the Qing Dynasty

Symbol of Chinese women's status Read More
Gazelle Axe

Indian Gazelle Head Axe

19th Century Indian axe, beautifully cast with a gazelle head Read More

WWI Prisoners of War from Lancashire Regiments

Parcels sent to British POWs in Germany Read More
First World War memorial plaque in name of Harold Towse

Remembrance After the First World War

Memorials, rolls of honour and street shrines in Hull Read More

Preston Takes in WWI Belgian Refugees

Belgian King rewards Preston ladies Read More
Factory rules poster from Thomas Ainsworth and Sons Cotton Mill, Preston, 1840s.

British Values in Action: Protest and Punishment

Exploring a historical example of a protest by workers Read More
Policeman and protester in 1970s

Police, Protests and Public Order

Explore public disorder in C20th Britain through police records Read More
First World War cigarette card propaganda

First World War Propaganda in the Humber

Techniques used to encourage men and women to volunteer for service Read More
First World War service badge certificate

Scheduled Occupations During the First World War

Explore how some Humber men were exempted from conscription Read More

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