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What Makes a Life?

I love newspaper archives. I have waded enthusiastically in when one of my youngsters had had a project on the Industrial Revolution. When I had studied this turmultuous period at school, I had found it dull, dry and uninteresting. Wading into The British Newspaper Archives had taught me just how wrong I was. Perhaps having […]

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Using Original Sources

Dealing with original sources, including documents is great, but has often presented challenges. What an incredible concept! Making original material accessible to all and revealing history from primary sources. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WkIMvZiSIY Making original documents readily available, is an amazing goal.How exciting. must it be to realise you are able to read and transcribe a document which […]