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05

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 5 December 1917

On 05, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 5 December 1917

BIRMINGHAM WOUNDING CHARGE

SEQUEL TO A FACTORY DISPUTE

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04

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 4 December 1917

On 04, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Tuesday 4 December 1917

FORMER BIRMINGHAM MAN GAINS D.C.M.

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03

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 3 December 1917

On 03, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Monday 3 December 1917

HARBORNE PROTEST AGAINST INCREASED RATES.

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01

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 1 December 1917

On 01, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Saturday 1 December 1917

XMAS GIFTS FOR WOUNDED

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01

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 1 December 1917

On 01, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Saturday 1 December 1917

MARGARINE SHORTAGE

THE BUTTER AND TEA SUPPLIES IN BIRMINGHAM

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30

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 30 November 1917

On 30, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Friday 30 November 1917

SCARCITY OF FOOD.

BIRMINGHAM WORKERS DEMAND BETTER DISTRIBUTION.

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29

Nov
2017

In Uncategorized

By Nicola Gauld

Interview: Professor Ian Grosvenor

On 29, Nov 2017 | In Uncategorized | By Nicola Gauld

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

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 29 November 1917

On 29, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Thursday 29 November 1917

FOOD HELD UP

CONGESTION AT THE BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY CENTRES

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28

Nov
2017

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Workshop: WW1 Today

On 28, Nov 2017 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

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

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 28 November 1917

On 28, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Wednesday 28 November 1917

MORE ALLOTMENTS WANTED IN BIRMINGHAM

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27

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 27 November 1917

On 27, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Tuesday 27 November 1917

HIS SECOND DECORATION

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26

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 26 November 1917

On 26, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Monday 26 November 1917

OLD EDWARDIAN WRONGLY REPORTED KILLED

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24

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 24 November 1917

On 24, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Saturday 24 November 1917

BIRMINGHAM’S SLUMP IN CRIME

SIX MAGISTRATES; FIVE DEFENDANTS.

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23

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 23 November 1917

On 23, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Friday 23 November 1917

PUTRID TINNED MILK

£20 FINE IN BIRMINGHAM

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22

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 22 November 1917

On 22, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Thursday 22 November 1917

TEA QUEUES

SCENES IN BIRMINGHAM SHOPS

STORY AT THE LOCAL TRIBUNAL

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21

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 21 November 1917

On 21, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

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

On 20, Nov 2017 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

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

On 20, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

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

On 19, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

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

On 16, Nov 2017 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

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

On 15, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

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

On 14, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

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

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

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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09

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 9 November 1917

On 09, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Friday 9 November 1917

FIGHTING IN PETROGRAD.

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09

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 9 November 1917

On 09, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Friday 9 November 1917

CHARGE AGAINST MEMBER OF THE W.A.A.C.

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08

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 8 November 1917

On 08, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Thursday 8 November 1917

THRIFT AND WAR SAVINGS IN BIRMINGHAM

WOMEN’S COMMITTEE FORMED

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07

Nov
2017

In Uncategorized

By Nicola Gauld

Blog: The Challenge of Remembrance

On 07, Nov 2017 | In Uncategorized | By Nicola Gauld

Recently Symon Hill, Co-ordinator at the Peace Pledge Union (PPU), participated in a couple of early morning live chat programmes on the BBC and ITV.  Subsequently he received a torrent of abuse on social media, much of it of a personal nature.  What terrible thing had Symon said to spark this level of abuse? Read more…

07

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 7 November 1917

On 07, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 7 November 1917

COSTUME DID NOT FIT

BIRMINGHAM MUNITION GIRL GETS HER MONEY BACK

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06

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 6 November 1917

On 06, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Tuesday 6 November 1917

BIRMINGHAM LADY HONOURED

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06

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 6 November 1917

On 06, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Tuesday 6 November 1917

KILLED BY A SHELL

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05

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 5 November 1917

On 05, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Monday 5th November 1917

THE REV. E. F. M. MACCARTHY

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04

Nov
2017

In Resources

By Nicola Gauld

Book: First World War Military Service Tribunals, Warwick District Appeal Tribunal, 1916-1918

On 04, Nov 2017 | In Resources | By Nicola Gauld

Records of the Warwick District Appeal Tribunal, 1916-1918

Edited by Philip & Julie Spinks

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03

Nov
2017

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Call for Papers: Voices of women in the Great War and its aftermath

On 03, Nov 2017 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Conference: Voices of women in the Great War and its aftermath 

The Black Country Living Museum

2 Tipton Rd, Dudley DY1 4SQ

13-14 April 2018

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03

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 3 November 1917

On 03, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Saturday 3 November 1917

TODAY’S FLAG DAY

TO SWELL THE FUNDS OF THE BIRMINGHAM CHILDREN’S UNION.

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