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Resources:

1776 African Youth of the Dales 1984 Miners' Strike Symbol of support
19th Century Russian Burak Decorated with Cockerels A Chinese Handling box for Temple Newsam House, Leeds
A Day in the Life of a Young Sheffield Steel Worker A History of Animation
A Passion for Fashion - Madame Clapham Revisited A Step by Step guide to Egyptian Mummification
A Victorian Farm in Action Aborigines, Maoris and Hull's whaling industry
African Palm Wine Carrier Air, Water and Energy in the Industrial Revolution
Ajrakh, block printed fabric from Rajasthan Alfie Knight's Letter to Lord Kitchener
Alien Species in Britain, Friend or Foe? Alorese Bronze Drum
Altered Books - Workshops and techniques Altered Books In Focus
Amy Johnson's Logbook Ancient Egypt: Death and the Afterlife
Ancient Egyptian Funerary Boat Ancient Egyptians: Objects from Daily Life
Ancient Greeks: Everyday Life, Beliefs and Myths Anglo Saxon Sword Pommel
Animation Toolkit Apprentices
Aquamanile Ram Jug Armand Point and Islamic Architecture
Art Across the Curriculum Art4Maths
Asante Chest Attitudes to slavery
Australian Aboriginal Glass Spearheads Australian Aboriginal Spear Thrower
Bedale 19th and 20th Century Painters and Decorators Bitter Sweet History - aspects of the British Slave Trade
Blue Socks - The School Uniform Debate Bollywood in Britain
Bradford and the V&A Museum Bradford's Industrial Revolution
Breaking Chains - Sheffield Civil Rights Bronze Age Grantham
Campaign! Slavery Campaign, Action and Reaction in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Campaigners Make an Impact in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire Captain Cook's Travels
Carved Coconut Head Carved Ivory Tusks
Carved Pacific Bird Carving of the Hindu God Garuda
Cave Hunter Celtic Weapons Store
Censorship and Propaganda in WWII Ceremonial Adze
Changes in Society - Managing an Exhibition Charlie and Lola and the worlds of Lauren Child
Children at Work Children's Experiences during WWII
China at Harewood China in Yorkshire
Chinese Banknote Chinese Pilgrim Bottle
Chinese Shoes of Pain Chinese Snuff Bottle
Chinese Tabard from the Qing Dynasty Chinese Tiger Shoes
Chinese Warrior Chinese Women´s Group create textiles
Civil Defence in WWII Coal Mining and the Victorians
Commission Impossible Connect>Create 2008
Connect>Create 2009 Contemporary Metalwork in Sheffield - Living Metal
Craft Made From Graft Crazy Catapults inspired by the Romans in Yorkshire
Creative Writing at Sandal Castle Cree Native American Saddle
Crime and Punishment - Sophia Constable Crocodile Skull and Ornaments
Culture Quake: Interpreting a gallery creatively Customer Complaints
Customer Needs Customer Service Records
Customer Service Situations Customer Services
Designing in China today; from primary school to professional Dick, Kerr's Ladies FC
Digital Storytelling - Combining Images/Audio in PhotoStory3 Digital Storytelling - Recording, Equipment and Editing in Audacity
Discovering Print at Bradford Industrial Museum Documenting our Past
Drawing on History Egyptian Mummy
Egyptian Mummy Eye Egyptian Sekhmet Pendant
Embroider the World Embroidery of the Russian Goddess Mokosh
Emotions in Motion: Michael Sandle's Sculpture Engaging Young People with Artworks
Enterprise, Industry and Benjamin Gott Entertainment and Hobbies in the 1950s
Every Object Tells a Story Everyday Life in the Industrial Revolution
Exploring Homes in the Past Exploring Nature and Pattern Through Art
Factory Reform Family Life in the 1950s
Fashion in the 1950s Feminist Activism - Education & Job Opportunities
Film Lovers Badge First World War stories from the Wakefield District
Folk Art and The Whalers Food and Diet in WWII
Food in the 1950s Food Photographs of Post War Britain
Fossils Game From Fleece to Fashion
From Suffering to Suffrage From Wool to Cloth
Funeral Cake Markers Galapagos Tortoise
German Refugee's Doll Global Citizens - Make an Impact!
Goathland as a Contrasting Locality Grave Marker for Songster, the Oldest War Horse
Hackfall, Landscape Inspiration for Artists Hallaton Treasure and the Romans
Hamara Muslim Women´s Group create textiles Healthy Eating and the Workhouse
Healthy Schools Henry's Hull
Hidden Stories, Slavery and Barnsley Hindu Casket
History and Construction of the Humber Bridge History Around Hull
History of Leeds - Poverty and Riches Home Front - the civilian war effort
Hull Museum Education Hull Through the Eyes of a Sculptor
Hull Traders: Revolutionary Fabrics Hull-istic Medicine: Public Health through Time
Hybrid Quagga Foal Hyman Rutstein of the Jewish Battalion
Ideas and Evidence in Science: The Kirkdale Cave In Your Shoes
Indian Gazelle Head Axe Ink or Swim
Inventions in Transport from Bradford Inventors and Inventions from Yorkshire
Investigate Archaeology Investigate Science
Investigating the History of a House Iron Age Gold Coin of the Celtic Parisi
Iroquois Beaded Purse Japanese Ivory Carving
Japanese Ivory Tusk Vases Japanese Samurai Armour
Japanese Shrine or Butsudan Japanese Stencil Design
Japanese Woodblock Print Javanese Marriage Figures
Javanese Shadow Puppet John Ruskin - Art, Society and Ideology
Joseph W Giardelli's WWI Pocket Watch Case Julia Domna Head Pot
Killed at the Battle of Passchendaele Killer Whale Souvenir Plate
Kirklees Library Service Skills for Life pack Kutch Silver
Lead Mining in the Yorkshire Dales Leeds in World War II
Life on the canal: The rise and fall of Victorian canals Local Heroes: Hull's Trawlermen
Local History Pack - A how to guide Louis Le Prince
Louisa Pesel's Travels M&S - 70 Years of In-store Cafés
M&S - Homegrown Expansion in Leeds M&S - The Most Sustainable Suit in the World!
M&S 1930s Food Displays M&S and the War Effort - Staff Stories
M&S Birth of a Brand - Advertising M&S Birth of a Brand - Buildings and Signage
M&S Birth of a Brand - Campaign Case Study - 125 Anniversary M&S Birth of a Brand - Carrier Bags
M&S Birth of a Brand - Films and Fashion Shows M&S Birth of a Brand - Logos and Brand Names
M&S Biscuit Tins M&S Cheshire Oaks Eco Store
M&S Convenience Food M&S Creates Sell-By Dates
M&S Fashion Brands and Synthetic Fabrics M&S First Department Stores
M&S First Self-Service Shopping System M&S Food Technology
M&S Making a Mark - Flora Solomon M&S Making a Mark - Michael Marks
M&S Making a Mark - Plan A M&S Making a Mark - Simon Marks
M&S Melting Middle Pudding M&S Penny Bazaars
M&S Schoolwear and Teenage Fashion M&S Underwear
M&S Wartime Utility Clothing Made for Us: Hull's Craft & Design
Mandarin Square Maori Feather Cloak
Maori War Canoe Marc Quinn and Figurative Sculpture
Mary Seacole Massim War Shield
Medieval Grantham Medieval Realms
Meet the Designer - Video interviews Merino Ram
Metalwork Gallery Animations: Cigarette Box Metalwork Gallery Animations: Ear Trumpet
Metalwork Gallery Animations: Moustache Tablespoon Metalwork Gallery Animations: Pea Knife
Metalwork Gallery Animations: Turtle Soup Tureen Metalwork in Sheffield
Metalwork Objects in Focus, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield Migration from India and Pakistan
Military Patchwork Quilt Mill Workers and Owners
Minangkabau Bridal Headdress Minibeasts
Mok the Gorilla Moving Stories - Workshops and Performance
Multicultural York: the Anglo-Saxons (AD400-866) Museums in a Box - Create Your Own Mini Museum
Music at the Mill My Culture Quest
My Family: My Story My Favourite Chinese Things!
Native American Moccasins Natural Decoration and Lotherton Hall
Neolithic Axe Nigerian Ibibio Puppets
Object Dialogue Box at Harewood House Objects and Stories
Originating in Leeds Out on the tiles - Victorian Style
Pacific Islands figure with hat Pacific Islands Mask
Paisley Silk Shawl Palaeolithic Handaxe
Palmer Cord Aero Tyres Persian Writing Boxes
Polish People in Britain after WWII Portraits
Preston Takes in WWI Belgian Refugees Preston: Past and Present
Prison and Penal Reform in the 1800s Private William Young VC
Queen Coal? Why Remember Women in Post-War Mining Communities Queen Coal? Why Remember Women of the 1984/85 Miners' Strike
Queen Coal? Why should we remember Victorian mining women? Quilt made from ties
Quilts and Quilt Making from 1718 to Today Reconstructing Victorian Chinese-Silk Fabric
Responses to Islamic Art Richard Oastler
Richmond Castle and WWI Conscientious Objectors Rise of the Midland Railway
Rocks at Cliffe Castle Museum Roman Grantham
Roman Skeleton's Jewellery Roman Tombstone
Roos Carr Figures Rotherham Family History Pack
Rudston Venus Mosaic Ruskin and Nature - explore the gallery with your class
Russian Revolution Diary Saltaire - Victorian Model Town, Then and Now
Samuel Pepys and the Great Fire of London of 1666 Sande Society Rattle
Science and Transport Car Constructor Science Camera Action
Science Clubs Scold's Bridle - justice for women 400 years ago?
Seagull Heart with Pins Sehyr Saigol Fashion
Self Image Serapis Dedication Tablet
Sharks Tooth Sword She Stoops to Conquer - 18th Century Love and Marriage
She Stoops to Conquer - 18th Century Manners and Modes She Stoops to Conquer - 18th Century Rich and Poor
She Stoops to Conquer - 18th Century Servants and Masters She Stoops to Conquer - 18th Century Town and Country
Ship of the Dead Ship's Log of The Diana
Shisha Jacket from Gujarat Sioux Indian Knife
Sioux Warrior Shirt Slavery, Abolition and the East Riding of Yorkshire
Snapshot 1900: The Changing Picture of Class Somali Beadwork
Star Carr Deer Antlers Starfish from the Time of Dinosaurs
Stepping Inside...a 1910 Painting with Tony Ross Stories from the Steelworks: Corby Steelworks inspiring creativity
Sudanese Sword Surrealist Art: Objects and Meanings
Tea for the Tea House - Then and Now Terrible Times for Children during Bradford's Textile Revolution
The Art of Cloisonné The Censorship of Horror Comics
The Grand Trunk Road - Behind the Scenes The Grand Trunk Road - Decorated Trucks in India and Pakistan
The Grand Trunk Road - Recording Oral History Interviews The Grimston Sword
The Holmfirth Tiger The Hull Blitz
The Loyal North Regiment The Message - Creative Campaigning
The Middleham Jewel The Mysterious ‘Lost Wax´ Process
The Painted Lady - Tudor Portraits at the Ferens The Quakers: Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things
The Raging Romans The Science Behind the Shoe
The Silent Traveller in the Yorkshire Dales The Tudors - Age of Discovery
The Victorian Servant The Wanderer
The Wonder of Water: Papplewick Pumping Station and the Victorians Thomas´s Metalwork Trail, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield
Thornbury Primary's Grand Trunk Road project Through a Victorian Child's Eye
Tibetan Skull Cup Today's Citizens, Past Lives at Beverley
Toys at The National Trust Museum of Childhood Toys from the Past
Toys Through Time Tradition and storytelling in Romany life
Transport Explorer Trench Art from World War One
Tristram Shandy, Original Writing and Non-Linear Texts Tudor Clothing - Dress to Impress
Tudor Drama - The Stranger´s Case Twentieth Century Artists in the Graves Gallery
Txt Manor: Mary Queen of Scots in Sheffield Unveiling the Preston WWI Memorial
Victorian Homes in Preston Victorian Museum at Nottingham Castle
Victorian School and Work in Preston Victorian School Teacher’s life: Log Books and the 1901 Census
Victorian Shoemakers in Northampton Victorian Transport in Preston
Victorian Values - Citizenship and Local Democracy Victorian Values - Crime and Punishment
Victorian Values - Diversity Victorian Values - Health and Environment
Victorian Voices Victorian Work and Leisure in Matlock Bath
Victorians - Painting the Past Viking Ring
Visit Leeds City Art Gallery Voyage to the Arctic: A Whaler's Tale
Wacky Races West African Horse Headdress
What Did WWII Children Eat? What was it like to be a World War II Evacuee?
What was Wimbledon like in the past? Who was George Africanus?
Wilberforce House - Audio Tours William Dolben and Slave Trade Abolition
William Wilberforce Wimbledon's windmill and its past
Women at War: The role of East Midlands women during WWII Women´s Rights - The Equal Pay Debate
Working in the 1950s World War Two Stories from the Wakefield District
WW2 at Lotherton Hall WWI Food Shortages and Rationing
WWI Hellfire Corner Signboard WWI Mobile Dental Surgery
WWI Preston Free Buffet WWI Prisoners of War from Lancashire Regiments
WWI Shells Inspire the Game of Darts WWI Shrewsbury Memorial Remembering Katherine Harley
WWI Soldier Frederick Peil saved by his bible Yong's China Quest adventure game Level 1
Yong's China Quest adventure game Level 2 Yong's China Quest adventure game Level 3
York Minster Wafer Box Yorkshire Puddings
Young people create designs for Hull

Museums:

Abbey House Museum, Leeds Museums and Galleries Abbey Pumping Station
Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet Abington Park Museum
Arctic Corsair Armley Mills Museum, Leeds Museums and Galleries
Ashby de la Zouch Museum Ayscoughfee Hall Museum
Bagshaw Museum Bakewell Museum
Bankfield Museum Barnsley Museums
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre BDA Dental Museum
Ben Uri Gallery Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Bolling Hall Museum Bolton Museum
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park Bracken Hall
Bradford Industrial Museum, Home of Horses at Work British Postal Museum and Archive
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery Campaign! Make an Impact
Cannon Hall Museum Captain Cook Memorial Museum
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery Castle Hill and Victoria Tower
Charnwood Museum Churches Conservation Trust
Cliffe Castle Museum and Art Gallery Clifton Park Museum
Clitheroe Castle Museum Colour Experience
CONNECT Cumbria Network Cooper Gallery
Corby Borough Council Craven Museum & Gallery
Creative Minds Creswell Crags Museum and Visitor Centre
Cumbria Coast Learning Network Cumbria's Museum of Military Life
Dales Countryside Museum Derby Museum and Art Gallery
Derbyshire Record Office Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site
Dewsbury Museum Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery
Donington le Heath Manor House East Midlands Regional Archive Council
Epworth Old Rectory Feminist Archive North
Ferens Art Gallery, Hull Find Your Talent Bolton
Firepower, The Royal Artillery Museum Fishing Heritage Centre
Fosse Arts Centre Foxton Canal Museum
Gainsborough Old Hall Gallery Oldham
Gawthorpe Hall Goole Museum
Gordon Boswell Romany Museum Green's Mill and Science Centre
Guildford Heritage Services Hackfall
Hallaton Museum Hands-on History Museum, Hull
Harborough Museum Harewood House
Harris Museum & Art Gallery Haslemere Educational Museum
Hedon Museum Helmshore Mills Textile Museum
Heritage Learning Hornsea Museum
Huddersfield Art Gallery Huddersfield Local Studies Library
Hull and East Riding Museum Hull History Centre
Hull Maritime Museum Imperial War Museums
Jewish Military Museum Jewry Wall Museum
Kelham Island Industrial Museum Kendal Museum
Kirklees Library Service Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds Museums and Galleries
Knaresborough Castle and Courthouse Museum Kohima Museum
Lakeland Museums' Education Network Lancashire Infantry Museum
Lancashire Museums Loans Service Langwith Whaley Thorns Heritage Centre
Leeds Art Gallery Leeds City Museum
Leeds Library and Information Service Leeds Museum Discovery Centre
Leeds University: Access & Community Engagement Leeds University: Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery
Leicester Arts and Museums Learning Leicester City Football Club
Lincoln Castle Lincolnshire Archives
Lincolnshire Historic Environment Record Long Sutton and District Civic Society
Lotherton Hall, Leeds Museums and Galleries Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum
Magna Science Adventure Centre MAGPIE
Manchester Art Gallery Manchester Jewish Museum
Manningham Library Manor House Art Gallery & Museum
Mansfield Museum Media Archive for Central England
Melton Carnegie Museum Merchant Adventurers' Hall
Monk Bretton Priory Mr Straw's House
Museum of Lancashire Museum of Lincolnshire Life
Museums Sheffield: Bishops' House Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery
Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery Museums Sheffield: Weston Park
My Yorkshire: Hear My Story Naseby Battlefield
National Army Museum National Centre for Citizenship and the Law (NCCL)
National Coal Mining Museum for England National Football Museum
National Media Museum National Railway Museum
National Stone Centre New Walk Museum and Art Gallery
Newark Air Museum Newark and Sherwood Museums Service - The Resource Centre
Newarke Houses Museum North Lincolnshire Museum
North Yorkshire County Record Office North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery Northamptonshire Record Office
Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery Nottingham Wollaton Hall and Park
Nottinghamshire Archives Oakwell Hall
Otley Courthouse Papplewick Pumping Station
Peak District Mining Museum People's History Museum
Pontefract Castle Pontefract Museum
Queen Street Mill Textile Museum Quilt Museum and Gallery
Reading Museum Record Office for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Red House Museum Renaissance NW Early Years & Family Learning Network
Richmond Castle Rossendale Museum
Rotherham Archives and Local Studies Rotunda Museum
Royal Armouries Museum Royal Pump Room Museum
Rushden Museum Rutland County Museum
Ryedale Folk Museum Saltaire Village
Sandal Castle Scarborough Art Gallery
Scarborough Museums Trust Shandy Hall (Laurence Sterne Trust)
Sheffield Archives Sheffield Local Studies Library
Sheffield University School of Education Shibden Hall
Snibston South East Asia Museum
Spurn Lightship, Hull Stewart's Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum
Streetlife Museum, Hull Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood
Surrey Heritage Temple Newsam House, Leeds Museums and Galleries
Thackray Medical Museum The Chippendale Society
The Collection: Art and Archaeology in Lincolnshire The Deep
The Green Howards Museum The Guildhall, Hull
The Guildhall, Leicester The M&S Company Archive
The Manchester Museum The Peace Museum
The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust The Royal Mint Museum
The Silk Mill, Derby's Museum of Industry and History The Treasure House, Beverley
The Village - Church Farm, Skegness Thwaite Mills Watermill, Leeds Museums and Galleries
Time on my hands Tolson Museum
Toys of Yesteryear Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery
ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles University of Nottingham Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
Victoria Gallery and Museum Wagoner's Museum
Wakefield Libraries and Information Services Wakefield Museum
War Memorials Trust West Yorkshire Archive Service
West Yorkshire Joint Services Whitby Museum
Whitworth Art Gallery Wilberforce House, Hull
Wimbledon Windmill Museum Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
Wollaston Museum Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum
Woolsthorpe Manor World of James Herriot
Worthing Museum and Art Gallery York Archaeological Trust
York Art Gallery York Castle Museum
York Minster Yorkshire Air Museum
Yorkshire and Humber Global Schools Association Yorkshire Museum and Gardens
Yorkshire Waterways Museum Yorkshire World Collections

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