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Damian Clark

Welcome | First World War Poetry Digital Archive - 11 views

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    Extensive and well-organised collection of World War I poetry.
David Hilton

National Portrait Gallery - Useful sources online - A - 2 views

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    Enormous number of links to portraits in the UK National Portrait Gallery.
David Hilton

Census Finder - Free Census Records Online - 7 views

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    "Census records are among one of the best and most often utilized tools for genealogy research. Many censuses are recorded or transcribed online. Locating free census records online can present a challenge. With a bit of patience, you will find thousands of census links to free census transcriptions, census indexes and census images in our categorized directory. "
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    Has links to free census information from the US, Canada and the UK.
David Hilton

Margaret Thatcher Foundation * - 1 views

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    The Margaret Thatcher Foundation's web site offers "free access to the full texts of thousands of documents relating to the politics of the last quarter of a century".
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    Large repository of sources on the Iron Lady.
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    Large repository of sources on the Iron Lady.
David Hilton

BBC Archive - 11 views

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    The BBC archives offers free access to themed collections of radio and TV programmes, documents and photographs. These are thematic selections of primary sources from an archive which began over 70 years ago.
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    Excellent source for British social and cultural history.
David Hilton

LBC/IRN: LBC/IRN - 2 views

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    "The LBC/IRN Audio Archive, (London Broadcasting Company / Independent Radio News audio archive) consists of 7,000 reel-to-reel tapes in a collection that runs from 1973 to the mid-1990s. It is the most important commercial radio archive in the UK and provides a unique audio history of the period. This digitised collection focuses on the most noteworthy content - approximately 3,000 hours of recordings relating to news and current affairs. The digitised archive contains invaluable recordings of a wide range of broadcasts including coverage of the Falklands war, the miners' strike, Northern Ireland, the whole of the Thatcher period of government and recordings of the first hour of UK commercial radio including the first commercial radio news bulletin."
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    You can only listen if you are part of a tertiary institution which has a paid subscription through the Athens ID system (v. annoying!) however you're able to read the transcripts for free.
David Hilton

VADS: free art and design images for education - 0 views

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    Seems to focus on images of art from Western countries in the postwar period.
David Hilton

Wikisource:Speeches - Wikisource - 0 views

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    I know wikis are inherently dodgy but I've found Wikisource a brilliant place for historical research. Contains the transcripts of a heap of famous speeches.
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