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23

May
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 23 May 1916

On 23, May 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Tuesday 23 May 1916

RECRUITING IN BIRMINGHAM.

MEDICAL EXAMINATION IN ADVANCE.

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18

May
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 18 May 1916

On 18, May 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Thursday 18 May 1916

BIRMINGHAM TRIBUNAL.

A HARD CASE.

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16

May
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 16 May 1916

On 16, May 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Tuesday 16 May 1916

BIRMINGHAM TRAMWAYS.

AN INCREASE OF FOURTEEN MILLION PASSENGERS.

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11

May
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 11 May 1916

On 11, May 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Thursday 11 May 1916

BIRMINGHAM’S SHARE IN THE WAR.

LORD MAYOR AND THE WOMEN’S CONTRIBUTION.

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06

May
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 6 May 1916

On 06, May 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette 

Saturday 6 May 1916

PUTTING FORWARD THE CLOCK.
SUMMER-TIME WAR ECONOMY.
COMING CHANGES.
HOW ‘DAYLIGHT SAVING’ WOULD WORK.

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02

May
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 2 May 1916

On 02, May 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Tuesday 2 May 1916

FEW MAY DAY CELEBRATIONS IN BIRMINGHAM

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27

Apr
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 27 April 1916

On 27, Apr 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Thursday 27 April 1916

BIRMINGHAM

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26

Apr
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 26 April 1916

On 26, Apr 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 26 April 1916

WOMEN RESERVISTS’ FEAT AT WITTON.

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25

Apr
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 25 April 1916

On 25, Apr 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Tuesday 25 April 1916

SOBER BANK HOLIDAY

EFFECT OF INCREASED PRICE OF BEER

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24

Apr
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 24 April 1916

On 24, Apr 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Monday 24 April 1916

A “STAY-AT-HOME” BANK HOLIDAY

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

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18

Apr
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 18 April 1916

On 18, Apr 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Tuesday 18 April 1916

MECHANICAL LIGHTERS

HOW BIRMINGHAM WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE TAX

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14

Apr
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 14 April 1916

On 14, Apr 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Friday 14 April 1916

HOT CROSS BUNS

BIRMINGHAM MASTER BAKERS’ DECISION

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14

Apr
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 14 April 1916

On 14, Apr 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Friday 14 April 1916

WOMEN AS STREET-SWEEPERS

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12

Apr
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 12 April 1916

On 12, Apr 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette 

Wednesday 12 April 1916

WOMEN ON THE LAND

WHAT THEY ARE REQUIRED TO DO

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08

Apr
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 8 April 1916

On 08, Apr 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Saturday 8 April 1916

BIRMINGHAM TRIBUNAL

WOMEN AS TAXI-CAB DRIVERS

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08

Apr
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 8 April 1916

On 08, Apr 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Saturday 8 April 1916

THE WAITING WIVES.

FIRST BATCH OF BIRMINGHAM MARRIED MEN LEAVE.

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05

Apr
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 5 April 1916

On 05, Apr 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 5 April 1916

BISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM AND CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS

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29

Mar
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 29 March 1916

On 29, Mar 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 29 March 1916

HOSPITAL FOR WOMEN.

WAR WORK AND ITS EFFECT ON HEALTH.

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24

Mar
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 24 March 1916

On 24, Mar 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Friday 24 March 1916

SOLDIER’S SUICIDE IN BIRMINGHAM

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22

Mar
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 22 March 1916

On 22, Mar 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 22 March 1916

BIRMINGHAM EAR AND THROAT HOSPITAL

MANY SOLDIERS SUCCESSFULLY TREATED.

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21

Mar
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 21 March 1916

On 21, Mar 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Tuesday 21 March 1916

“ALL CONDITIONS OF MEN” AT TRIBUNAL.
ISRAELITES, BIBLE STUDENTS. “MORAL ARTIST,” ETC.

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20

Mar
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 20 March 1916

On 20, Mar 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Monday 20 March 1916

MIXED BATHING AT ASTON

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18

Mar
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 18 March 1916

On 18, Mar 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Saturday 18 March 1916

BIRMINGHAM WOMEN RAILWAY WORKERS.

The women carriage cleaners employed by the L. and N.W. Railway at Vauxhall Carriage Department, Birmingham, are carrying on their work efficiently, and are proud of the fact they are taking the place of men who are doing sterner work.

16

Mar
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 16 March 1916

On 16, Mar 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Thursday 16 March 1916

THE WEAKER SEX.
BISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM SAYS IT IS MAN.

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11

Mar
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 11 March 1916

On 11, Mar 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch (excerpt)

Saturday 11 March 1916

VISIT OF PRINCESS NAPOLEON.
Belgian Art Exhibition.
REFUGEES’ WELCOME.
A Crowded Day in Birmingham.

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01

Mar
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 1 March 1916

On 01, Mar 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 01 March 1916

BIRMINGHAM TRIBUNAL

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29

Feb
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 29 February 1916

On 29, Feb 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Tuesday 29th February 1916 (excerpt)

 

HARD ON MOTHERS
Taking Children Away from School

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22

Feb
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 22 February 1916

On 22, Feb 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Tuesday 22 February 1916

FIRST SITTING OF BIRMINGHAM TRIBUNAL
INTERESTING DECISIONS

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19

Feb
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 19 February 1916

On 19, Feb 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail 

Saturday 19th February 1916

CHILDREN OUTSIDE PUBLIC-HOUSES
AN APPEAL BY THE LICENSED TRADE COMMITTEE

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14

Feb
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 14 February 1916

On 14, Feb 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Monday 14 February 1916

INFANT WELFARE
Organisation of Meetings for Mothers

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12

Feb
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 12 February 1916

On 12, Feb 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Saturday 12th February 1916 (excerpt)

WOMEN MUNITION WORKERS

POSITION IN BIRMINGHAM
NEED FOR MORE WOMEN SUPERVISORS

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11

Feb
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 11 February 1916

On 11, Feb 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Friday 11th February 1916

THE CONSCIENCE CLAUSE

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08

Feb
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 8 February 1916

On 08, Feb 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Tuesday 8th February 1916

MUCH SUGAR WASTED
LEFT IN THE BOTTOM OF CUPS

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05

Feb
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 5 February 1916

On 05, Feb 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Saturday 5th February 1916

RECRUITING IN BIRMINGHAM

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28

Jan
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 28 January 1916

On 28, Jan 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Friday 28th January 1916

THE FRUIT TRADE
HOW BIRMINGHAM PUBLIC WILL BE AFFECTED

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26

Jan
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 26 January 1916

On 26, Jan 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

26th January 1916

YOUTHFUL SOLDIER KILLED

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25

Jan
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 25 January 1916

On 25, Jan 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Tuesday 25th January 1916

HARRISON’S CONCERT AT THE TOWN HALL

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22

Jan
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 22 January 1916

On 22, Jan 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Saturday 22nd January 1916

THE SHORTAGE OF DOCTORS
DIFFICULTIES IN FILLING VACANCIES IN BIRMINGHAM

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21

Jan
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 21 January 1916

On 21, Jan 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Friday 21st January 1916

TOBACCO TRADE AND THE WAR
QUESTION OF EARLIER CLOSING IN BIRMINGHAM

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15

Jan
2016

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 15 January 1916

On 15, Jan 2016 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette (excerpt)

Saturday 15 January 1916

SPLENDID WORK
What the Digbeth Institute is Doing
PASTOR’S MESSAGE

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