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21

Aug
2017

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In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: What the War Did…

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What the War Did…Social Change During World War One
26-27 September 2017
National Memorial Arboretum

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21

Aug
2017

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On This Day, 21 August 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Tuesday 21 August 1917

FOURTEEN DAYS FOR BEGGING

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20

Aug
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 20 August 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Monday 20th August 1917

“I’M A POLICEMAN”

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19

Aug
2017

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In Performance

By Nicola Gauld

Event: World War One in Song

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WORLD WAR ONE IN SONG
7 October 2017, Malvern Coach House Theatre

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Aug
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 18 August 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Saturday 18 August 1917

CHARITY SPORTS

MILE FLAT WON BY A SPARKHILL MAN

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17

Aug
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 17 August 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Friday 17 August 1917

WOMEN’S INGENIOUS FRAUD ON RAILWAY COMPANY

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17

Aug
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 17 August 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Friday 17 August 1917

MAKING USE OF THE CANALS

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16

Aug
2017

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In Project Updates

By Nicola Gauld

Project: Brandwood End Cemetery & WW1

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Swanshurst School recently undertook a WW1 project which involved a trip to Brandwood End Cemetery in Birmingham. The students were tasked with finding the graves of soldiers who had served in the Labour Corps during the War.

A short film capturing their activities can be viewed on YouTube.

 

16

Aug
2017

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In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 16 August 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Thursday 16 August 1917

THEFT FROM ALLOTMENTS

MAGISTRATES’ WARNING

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15

Aug
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 15 August 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Wednesday 15 August 1917

TWO BIRMINGHAM BRANCH POST OFFICES TO BE CLOSED

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14

Aug
2017

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On This Day, 14 August 1917

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Birmingham Daily Gazette

Tuesday 14 August 1917

“SPECIALS'” CONFLICT

ASSAULT CHARGES DISMISSED BY CITY MAGISTRATES

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Aug
2017

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On This Day, 13 August 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Monday 13 August 1917

LOST MEMORY RECOVERED

EFFECT OF SISTER-IN-LAW’S VISIT

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Aug
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 13 August 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Monday 13 August 1917

POTATO DISEASE

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11

Aug
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 11 August 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Saturday 11 August 1917

MAN WHO HAS LOST HIS MEMORY

PUT UNDER AN ANAESTHETIC IN BIRMINGHAM

REMARKABLE AFFAIR

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10

Aug
2017

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On This Day, 10 August 1917

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Evening Despatch

Friday 10 August 1917

“DON’T KNOW WHAT MADE ME DO IT”

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09

Aug
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 9 August 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Thursday 9 August 1917

SCENE AT NEW STREET STATION

A RAILWAY DETECTIVE’S EXPERIENCE

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09

Aug
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 9 August 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Thursday 9 August 1917

THE NEW QUEEN’S HOTEL

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08

Aug
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 8 August 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 8 August 1917

BIRMINGHAM FLIGHT LIEUTENANT KILLED

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Aug
2017

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On This Day, 7 August 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Tuesday 7 August 1917

ALLOTMENT HOLDERS’ PLIGHT.

UNEXPECTED NOTICE TO SMALL HEATH TENANTS

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06

Aug
2017

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On This Day, 6 August 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Monday 6 August 1917

FAMOUS FOOTBALLER’S ILLNESS

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04

Aug
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 4 August 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Saturday 4 August 1917

BIRMINGHAM MAN AIDS THE QUEEN OF HOLLAND

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03

Aug
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 3 August 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Friday 3 August 1917

AMBULANCES FOR THE WOUNDED

BIRMINGHAM HORSE AND VEHICLE OWNERS’ EFFORT

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02

Aug
2017

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On This Day, 2 August 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Thursday 2 August 1917

HONOURS FOR MIDLAND SOLDIERS

BIRMINGHAM MILITARY MEDALLIST

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Aug
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 2 August 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Thursday 2 August 1917

SERIOUS DAMAGE BY BOYS

BIRMINGHAM COUNCILLOR’S COMPLAINT

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01

Aug
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 1 August 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Wednesday  1 August 1917

HONOUR FOR MIDLANDS SOLDIER

A BIRMINGHAM D.C.M

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Jul
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 31 July 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Tuesday 31 July 1917

BIRMINGHAM OFFICER’S GALLANTRY

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30

Jul
2017

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On This Day, 30 July 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Monday 30 July 1917

THE LATE SIR HENRY WIGGIN.

BEQUESTS TO WORKPEOPLE AND CHARITIES.

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Jul
2017

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On This Day, 28 July 1917

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Birmingham Daily Gazette

Saturday 28 July 1917

CHEAPER COAL

GOVERNMENT REDUCE PRICES AT MIDLAND PITS

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Jul
2017

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By Nicola Gauld

Project: The Indian Army in the First World War: An Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Perspective

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The Soldiers of Oxfordshire (SOFO) Museum and Oxford University’s History Faculty are delighted to have jointly received a £12,000 funding grant from the Arts & Humanities Research Council ‘Voices of War & Peace’ WWI Engagement Centre.

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Jul
2017

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On This Day, 27 July 1917

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Evening Despatch

Friday 27 July 1917

WOMEN LAND WORKERS

SCHEME TO TEST PROFICIENCY OF APPLICANTS

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26

Jul
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 26 July 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Thursday 26 July 1917

“ONLY DIRT”

CHARGE OF STEALING BRASS

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25

Jul
2017

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In On This Day

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On This Day, 25 July 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Wednesday 25 July 1917

CANADA’S INCREASED FOOD SUPPLY

MESSAGE OF APPRECIATION FROM THE KING

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Jul
2017

In On This Day

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On This Day, 24 July 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Tuesday 24 July 1917

NEW CHURCH OF ST. GERMAIN, EDGBASTON.

A NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT.

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23

Jul
2017

In On This Day

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On This Day, 23 July 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Monday 23 July 1917

AUSTRALIAN SKILLED WORKMEN IN ENGLAND

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Jul
2017

In On This Day

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On This Day, 23 July 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Monday 23 July 1917

A BIRMINGHAM MONEY SOCIETY.

CHARGES AGAINST FORMER SECRETARY.

SERIOUS ALLEGATIONS.

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21

Jul
2017

In On This Day

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On This Day, 21 July 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Saturday 21 July 1917

GROCERY EXCHANGE FETE AT EDGBASTON

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20

Jul
2017

In On This Day

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On This Day, 20 July 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Friday 20 July 1917

BIRMINGHAM POLICE COURT

RAID ON WORKMEN’S TRAINS

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19

Jul
2017

In On This Day

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On This Day, 19 July 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Thursday 19 July 1917

HONOURS FOR MIDLAND SOLDIERS.

FLYING OFFICER WHO ATTACKED SEVENTEEN AEROPLANES.

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Jul
2017

In On This Day

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On This Day, 18 July 1917

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Birmingham Daily Post

Wednesday 18 July 1917

POSITION OF C3 MEN.

ONLY TRADESMEN AND CLERKS BEING CALLED UP

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Jul
2017

In On This Day

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On This Day, 17 July 1917

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Birmingham Mail

Tuesday 17 July 1917

£1 NOTES IN THE GAS STOVE.

BIRMINGHAM CHARWOMAN SENTENCED FOR THEFT

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