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Disabled Ex-Servicemen of the First World War and Christian Charity in Inter-War Britain

Bethany Rowley is a PhD student at the University of Leeds. Her research examines religious charity and the experience of disabled ex-servicemen in inter-war Britain. She is a team member of the European Research Council funded ‘Men, Women and Care’ … Continue reading

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Feature: Community building in Notting Hill: online archive for nursery centre

Michael Locke is an independent writer, researcher and adviser, formerly employed by the University of East London, Volunteering England and NCVO. In this blog, Mike reports on a new archive of community history, which covers the ground of his witness … Continue reading

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Unexplored Riches in Medical History at The Children’s Society Archive

In this guest post, Janine Stanford updates us on the Unexplored Riches in Medical History Project at the Children’s Society Archive. The Children’s Society’s Unexplored Riches in Medical History project has received a second grant of £102,309 from the Wellcome … Continue reading

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Feature: Barnardo’s Photographic Archive – wider issues

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Our August feature brings a wide angle lens to a controversial issue at the moment. Photographic historian Michael Pritchard considers the worth of Barnardo’s extensive and historically valuable photographic archive, which is currently being digitised ahead of an uncertain future. … Continue reading

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Historians and Charities

Fresh from talking to Save the Children about their founders and their early days, Emily Baughan writes for us on what historians and charities can learn from each other. When I first began research in the archives of Save the … Continue reading

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