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18

Dec
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 18 December 1917

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Evening Despatch

Tuesday 18 December 1917

ALL DUE TO DRINK

MOTHER SENT TO PRISON FOR NEGLECT OF CHILDREN

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17

Dec
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 17 December 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Monday 17 December 1917

A MAN OF MYSTERY

ANOTHER’S EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE

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15

Dec
2017

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By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 15 December 1917

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Evening Despatch

Saturday 15 December 1917

CHEAPER DIVORCE

BIRMINGHAM FREE CHURCHMEN AND MARRIAGE LAWS

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14

Dec
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 14 December 1917

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Evening Despatch

Friday 14 December 1917

ALL SORTS OF SPORT

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13

Dec
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 13 December 1917

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Evening Despatch

Thursday 13 December 1917

THE GAZETTE MATINEE

BILLY MERSON TO APPEAR AT THE GRAND.

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12

Dec
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 12 December 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post 

Wednesday 12 December 1917

HANDSWORTH GIRLS’ GRAMMAR SCHOOL

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11

Dec
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 11 December 1917

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Birmingham Daily Gazette

Tuesday 11 December 1917

BIRMINGHAM CONGRATULATED

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10

Dec
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 10 December 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Monday 10 December 1917

BIRMINGHAM HOUSEBREAKING CHARGE.

WOMAN’S PLUCKY CONDUCT

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08

Dec
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 8 December 1917

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Evening Despatch

Saturday 8 December 1917

TRAINING OF WOMEN CLERKS

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07

Dec
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 7 December 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Friday 7 December 1917

NOT A REGULAR CUSTOMER

BIRMINGHAM GROCER’S ASSISTANT FINED

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06

Dec
2017

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By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 6 December 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Thursday 6 December

GIRL CHARGED WITH HOUSEBREAKING

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05

Dec
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 5 December 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 5 December 1917

BIRMINGHAM WOUNDING CHARGE

SEQUEL TO A FACTORY DISPUTE

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04

Dec
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 4 December 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Tuesday 4 December 1917

FORMER BIRMINGHAM MAN GAINS D.C.M.

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03

Dec
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 3 December 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Monday 3 December 1917

HARBORNE PROTEST AGAINST INCREASED RATES.

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01

Dec
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 1 December 1917

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Evening Despatch

Saturday 1 December 1917

XMAS GIFTS FOR WOUNDED

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01

Dec
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 1 December 1917

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Evening Despatch

Saturday 1 December 1917

MARGARINE SHORTAGE

THE BUTTER AND TEA SUPPLIES IN BIRMINGHAM

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30

Nov
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 30 November 1917

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Birmingham Daily Gazette

Friday 30 November 1917

SCARCITY OF FOOD.

BIRMINGHAM WORKERS DEMAND BETTER DISTRIBUTION.

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29

Nov
2017

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In Uncategorized

By Nicola Gauld

Interview: Professor Ian Grosvenor

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On 6 October 2017, Ian Grosvenor was invited by the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History to give a lecture entitled “From Voices of War to Voices of Peace: exploring the legacy of the First World War through participatory research”, organised in the framework of the “Luxembourg and WWI (1914-1919)” project.

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29

Nov
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 29 November 1917

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Birmingham Daily Gazette

Thursday 29 November 1917

FOOD HELD UP

CONGESTION AT THE BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY CENTRES

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28

Nov
2017

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In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Workshop: WW1 Today

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WW1 Today: For community groups planning First World War projects

Tuesday 12 December 2017 11.00 – 15.30

Heritage Learning Space, Floor 4, Library of Birmingham

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28

Nov
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 28 November 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Wednesday 28 November 1917

MORE ALLOTMENTS WANTED IN BIRMINGHAM

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27

Nov
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 27 November 1917

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Birmingham Daily Gazette

Tuesday 27 November 1917

HIS SECOND DECORATION

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26

Nov
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 26 November 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Monday 26 November 1917

OLD EDWARDIAN WRONGLY REPORTED KILLED

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24

Nov
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 24 November 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Saturday 24 November 1917

BIRMINGHAM’S SLUMP IN CRIME

SIX MAGISTRATES; FIVE DEFENDANTS.

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23

Nov
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 23 November 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Friday 23 November 1917

PUTRID TINNED MILK

£20 FINE IN BIRMINGHAM

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22

Nov
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 22 November 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Thursday 22 November 1917

TEA QUEUES

SCENES IN BIRMINGHAM SHOPS

STORY AT THE LOCAL TRIBUNAL

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21

Nov
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 21 November 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Wednesday 21 November 1917

BIRMINGHAM GIRL MISSING

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20

Nov
2017

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: WW1 Today

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WW1 Today: For community groups planning First World War projects

Tuesday 12 December 2017 11.00 – 15.30

Heritage Learning Space, Floor 4, Library of Birmingham

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20

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 20 November 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Tuesday 20 November 1917

BIRMINGHAM LADY’S PASSPORT

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19

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 19 November 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Monday 19 September 1917

WOUNDED BIRMINGHAM SOLDIER’S SACRIFICE

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17

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 17 November 1917

On 17, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Saturday 17 November 1917

TAMPERING WITH ALARMS

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16

Nov
2017

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Workshop: WW1 project advice sessions

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WW1 project advice sessions

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16

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 16 November 1917

On 16, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Friday 16 November 1917

SCENE IN A BIRMINGHAM CLUB

THREE MEN CHARGED WITH WOUNDING

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15

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 15 November 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Thursday 15 November 1917

BOY’S PLUCKY RESCUE AT STIRCHLEY

YOUNG GIRL CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTING SUICIDE

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14

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 14 November 1917

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Evening Despatch

Wednesday 14 November 1917

BIRMINGHAM ORGANIST’S DEATH IN THE ARMY

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13

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 13 November 1917

On 13, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Tuesday 13 November 1917

WOMEN TEACHERS

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12

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 12 November 1917

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Birmingham Daily Gazette

Monday 12 November 1917

THE OUTLOOK

BACK TO KERENSKY

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12

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 12 November 1917

On 12, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Monday 12 November 1917

GAOL FOR ASSAULTING A SOLDIER

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10

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 10 November 1917

On 10, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Gazette

Saturday 10 November 1917

RUSSIA AND THE PETROGRAD EXTREMISTS: GROWING OPPOSITION

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10

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 10 November 1917

On 10, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Saturday 10 November 1917

BIRMINGHAM MUNITIONS EXHIBITION

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