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World War One Engagement Centre: Voices of War and Peace

‘Girls Who Would Fight’: Young Women and the Call to Arms

The Volunteering Women of Worcestershire

From Flanders to Helmand: a study of chaplaincy and change in the British Army, 1914-2014

Not Just Jam and Jerusalem: Pershore Women’s Institute

Refugee Relief during the First World War

Harsh Realities: The British Army and the Problem of 1915

These Dangerous Women

Children in Wartime: The Effect of War on School Children in Pershore and the Surrounding District

Belgium Refugees in Pershore and Evesham

Memento to Memorial: Leicester’s War Memorial Journey

Women Doctors in the First World War

Sphagnum Moss

Glasgow University’s Great War: Chaplains and Theology Students

Mothers First! The Women’s Co-operative Guild’s Maternity Letters

Archibald Allan Bowman’s war experience

Shot at Dawn- Lest We Forget

Women Munitions Workers and the Trade Unions

Connections between Great Wars; 1793-1815 and 1914-1919

Labour Unrest Amongst First World War Female Workers

‘Remembering World War One’ Module

Coming Soon: an exhibition co-organised by AHRC funded First World War Engagement Centres – Voices of War and Peace and Everyday Lives In War – together with the University of Hertfordshire Galleries and Photomuseum Braunschweig.

Photo by Kathe BuchlerBeyond the Battlefields:
Käthe Buchler’s Photographs of Germany in the Great War

20 October 2017 – 14 January 2018
University of Birmingham and Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Beyond the Battlefields is assembled from a unique series of images made by photographer Käthe Buchler (1876-1930) before and during the First World War in Germany and which are part of the collection of the Museum of Photography, Braunschweig, where Buchler lived and worked. This is the first time that Buchler’s work has been displayed outside Germany.
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On This Day, 21 September 1917

21st September 2017 By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Friday 21 September 1917

A SCHEME FOR THE CONTROL OF TEA

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On This Day, 20 September 1917

20th September 2017 By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Thursday 20 September 1917

PROBLEM OF FEEBLE-MINDED

BESFORD COURT AS A HOME FOR CHILDREN

AN APPEAL TO BIRMINGHAM

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On This Day, 19 September 1917

19th September 2017 By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 19 September 1917

KING’S NORTON OFFICER’S DISTINCTION

AWARDED BAR TO MILITARY CROSS

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