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Preston Takes in WW1 Belgian Refugees

Belgian King rewards Preston ladies Read More
Detail from a painting of William Wilberforce

William Wilberforce

Find out about Hull's most famous son 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
Tibetan Skull Cup

Tibetan Skull Cup

Holy item made from the bones of the dead 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
WW1 charity flag with Royal Engineers badge

First World War Charities

Helping the war effort in Hull and the East Riding Read More

Remember Scarborough - WWI Bombardment

How the Home Front came under attack in WW1 Read More

WW1 Prisoners of War from Lancashire Regiments

Parcels sent to British POWs in Germany 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
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

WW1 Food Shortages and Rationing

The Women's Land Army - feeding the Home Front! Read More
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Enterprise, Industry and Benjamin Gott

Benjamin Gott and the world´s largest woollen mill Read More
Women's Land Army poster

The Women's Land Army

Humber women's experiences of working in agriculture during WW1 Read More
Empire Day 1915 Certificate

Children Raising Funds During Wartime

How young people contributed to the First World War effort Read More

Dick, Kerr's Ladies FC

One of the earliest women's football teams in England 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
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

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