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21L.463 Renaissance Literature (MIT) 21L.463 Renaissance Literature (MIT)

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The Renaissance has justly become both famous and notorious as an age of discovery, and its voyages took place in many realms. This semester, we will read several history making narratives of early modern travel: first-hand accounts of discovery, captivity, conquest, or cultural encounter. As Europeans came to acquire experience of unfamiliar places, literary texts of the period began to assimilate this experience by describing imagined voyages across real or fantastic landscapes. Finally, voyages of exploration served Renaissance writers as a metaphor: for intellectual inquiry, for spiritual development, or for the pursuit of love. Among the literary genres sampled this semester will be sonnets, plays, prose narratives, utopias, and chivalric romance. Authors and travellers will include F The Renaissance has justly become both famous and notorious as an age of discovery, and its voyages took place in many realms. This semester, we will read several history making narratives of early modern travel: first-hand accounts of discovery, captivity, conquest, or cultural encounter. As Europeans came to acquire experience of unfamiliar places, literary texts of the period began to assimilate this experience by describing imagined voyages across real or fantastic landscapes. Finally, voyages of exploration served Renaissance writers as a metaphor: for intellectual inquiry, for spiritual development, or for the pursuit of love. Among the literary genres sampled this semester will be sonnets, plays, prose narratives, utopias, and chivalric romance. Authors and travellers will include F

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Renaissance | Renaissance | literature | literature | Middle Ages | Middle Ages | Professor Vinaver | Professor Vinaver | Middle English | Middle English | Primum Mobile | Primum Mobile | House of Busirane | House of Busirane | Sawles Warde | Sawles Warde | Natalis Comes | Natalis Comes | Unmoved Mover | Unmoved Mover | Colin Clouts Come Home Againe | Colin Clouts Come Home Againe | Eniautos Daimon | Eniautos Daimon | Piers Plowman | Piers Plowman | Prince Arthur | Prince Arthur | Queen Elizabeth | Queen Elizabeth | Round Table | Round Table | Sir Orfeo | Sir Orfeo | heauy plight | heauy plight | neuer wight | neuer wight | knight aliue | knight aliue | wyld man | wyld man | liuing wight | liuing wight | first aduenture | first aduenture | lining wight | lining wight | more increast | more increast | straunger knight | straunger knight | vncouth sight | vncouth sight | vtmost date | vtmost date | saluage man | saluage man | euerlasting fame | euerlasting fame | euill plight | euill plight | straunge aduentures | straunge aduentures | haue rent | haue rent | deare besought | deare besought | nigh approcht | nigh approcht | euery ioynt | euery ioynt | yron man | yron man | braue knights | braue knights | faire damzell | faire damzell | forrest wyde | forrest wyde | euery vaine | euery vaine | heauens hight | heauens hight | Sir Guyon | Sir Guyon | Sir Calidore | Sir Calidore | Sir Satyrane | Sir Satyrane | Briton Prince | Briton Prince | Faerie Queene | Faerie Queene | Sir Calepine | Sir Calepine | Squire of Dames | Squire of Dames | Sir Paridell | Sir Paridell | Saint George | Saint George | Sir Triamond | Sir Triamond | Which Cambell | Which Cambell | Whom Calidore. | Whom Calidore.

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Swiss Cottage, Cahir, Co. Tipperary Swiss Cottage, Cahir, Co. Tipperary

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ireland | ireland | salmon | salmon | magnolia | magnolia | myrtle | myrtle | munster | munster | spiralstaircase | spiralstaircase | thatching | thatching | caretaker | caretaker | cahir | cahir | glassnegative | glassnegative | swisscottage | swisscottage | treetrunks | treetrunks | trove | trove | johnnash | johnnash | hobnob | hobnob | azalias | azalias | nationallibraryofaustralia | nationallibraryofaustralia | richardbutler | richardbutler | charteris | charteris | cotipperary | cotipperary | robertfrench | robertfrench | williamlawrence | williamlawrence | nationallibraryofireland | nationallibraryofireland | 1800’s | 1800’s | cedarshingles | cedarshingles | lawrencecollection | lawrencecollection | fishingtemple | fishingtemple | cottageorné | cottageorné | shootingaccident | shootingaccident | tragiccircumstances | tragiccircumstances | lawrencephotographicstudio | lawrencephotographicstudio | thelawrencephotographcollection | thelawrencephotographcollection | 1stearlofglengall | 1stearlofglengall | regencyarchitect | regencyarchitect | dufourwallpaper | dufourwallpaper | parisianwallpapers | parisianwallpapers | accidentaldeathklaxon | accidentaldeathklaxon | mrpeterdoherty | mrpeterdoherty | coroneramandeville | coroneramandeville | shothimselfthroughtheheart | shothimselfthroughtheheart | doublebarrelbreachloadinggun | doublebarrelbreachloadinggun | pheasantrygrounds | pheasantrygrounds | cahirpark | cahirpark | fantasticspoonbait | fantasticspoonbait | plumppheasants | plumppheasants | charterisestate | charterisestate | eugenehever | eugenehever | amasterthatcher | amasterthatcher | hugho’brien | hugho’brien | goldenreedthatch | goldenreedthatch | eugeneheavey | eugeneheavey | landcommission | landcommission

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Hetton Colliery Silver Prize Band Hetton Colliery Silver Prize Band

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door | door | portrait | portrait | music | music | abstract | abstract | building | building | men | men | industry | industry | window | window | boys | boys | grass | grass | hat | hat | stone | stone | wall | wall | shirt | shirt | musicians | musicians | sepia | sepia | architecture | architecture | standing | standing | children | children | shoe | shoe | 1974 | 1974 | interesting | interesting | fantastic | fantastic | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | drum | drum | timber | timber | board | board | coat | coat | debris | debris | decoration | decoration | stripe | stripe | band | band | tie | tie | ground | ground | rope | rope | moustache | moustache | cap | cap | frame | frame | signage | signage | button | button | archives | archives | letter | letter | trousers | trousers | unusual | unusual | pocket | pocket | striking | striking | seated | seated | crease | crease | attentive | attentive | impressive | impressive | brassband | brassband | distracted | distracted | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | sunderland | sunderland | musicalinstruments | musicalinstruments | citycouncil | citycouncil | 1895 | 1895 | early20thcentury | early20thcentury | socialhistory | socialhistory | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | artanddesign | artanddesign | moorsley | moorsley | eastrainton | eastrainton | hettonlehole | hettonlehole | hettonhall | hettonhall | collieryband | collieryband | easingtonlane | easingtonlane | hettoncolliery | hettoncolliery | hettonurbandistrictcouncil | hettonurbandistrictcouncil | hettonleholeurbandistrict | hettonleholeurbandistrict | sunderlandmetropolitanborough | sunderlandmetropolitanborough | localgovernmentact1894 | localgovernmentact1894 | hettoncollierysilverprizeband | hettoncollierysilverprizeband

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View on board the Japanese battleship 'Yashima' View on board the Japanese battleship 'Yashima'

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people | people | abstract | abstract | blur | blur | industry | industry | japan | japan | bar | bar | stairs | stairs | buildings | buildings | interesting | interesting | fantastic | fantastic | construction | construction | ship | ship | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | crane | crane | platform | platform | bank | bank | rail | rail | windy | windy | americanflag | americanflag | vessel | vessel | rope | rope | pole | pole | deck | deck | crew | crew | bow | bow | gathering | gathering | archives | archives | land | land | guns | guns | unusual | unusual | mast | mast | battleship | battleship | hook | hook | launch | launch | naval | naval | tyneside | tyneside | jarrow | jarrow | cog | cog | development | development | impressive | impressive | floats | floats | warship | warship | vessels | vessels | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | factories | factories | rivertyne | rivertyne | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | moored | moored | manufacturing | manufacturing | japaneseflag | japaneseflag | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | yashima | yashima | landcsape | landcsape | elswick | elswick | northeastengland | northeastengland | sailingvessels | sailingvessels | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | japanesebattleship | japanesebattleship | navalhistory | navalhistory | scotswood | scotswood | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | armstrongwhitworth | armstrongwhitworth | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | imperialjapanesenavy | imperialjapanesenavy | lordarmstrong | lordarmstrong | vickersarmstrong | vickersarmstrong | c1897 | c1897 | williamgeorgearmstrong | williamgeorgearmstrong | workshopoftheworld | workshopoftheworld | scotswoodworks | scotswoodworks | vickersarmstrongcollection | vickersarmstrongcollection | elswickshipyard | elswickshipyard | 26february1896 | 26february1896

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Two great ships, side by side Two great ships, side by side

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mauretania | mauretania | turbinia | turbinia | vessel | vessel | historic | historic | important | important | shiplaunch | shiplaunch | ships | ships | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | tyneside | tyneside | tyneandwear | tyneandwear | rivertyne | rivertyne | northeastengland | northeastengland | oceanliner | oceanliner | passengership | passengership | wallsend | wallsend | swanhunterwighamrichardson | swanhunterwighamrichardson | shipyard | shipyard | cunardline | cunardline | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | industry | industry | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | rivers | rivers | fantastic | fantastic | interesting | interesting | wonderful | wonderful | unusual | unusual | majestic | majestic | 1907 | 1907 | greatoceanliner | greatoceanliner | sky | sky | cloud | cloud | bank | bank | buildings | buildings | row | row | wall | wall | roof | roof | chimney | chimney | cylinder | cylinder | smoke | smoke | mast | mast | deck | deck | cabin | cabin | boat | boat | rail | rail | calm | calm | water | water | daylight | daylight | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | abstract | abstract | digitalimage | digitalimage | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | grain | grain | mark | mark | transportation | transportation | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | production | production | construction | construction | development | development | structure | structure | frame | frame | rope | rope | wire | wire | blur | blur | transport | transport | surreal | surreal | archives | archives | artanddesign | artanddesign | design | design | vent | vent | metal | metal | porthole | porthole | glass | glass | crane | crane | river | river

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Trolleybus heading past Grey's Monument Trolleybus heading past Grey's Monument

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newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | 1960s | 1960s | tyneside | tyneside | northeastengland | northeastengland | cars | cars | greysmonument | greysmonument | traffic | traffic | architecture | architecture | historic | historic | interesting | interesting | bus | bus | trolleybus | trolleybus | streetscene | streetscene | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | digitalimage | industry | industry | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | city | city | buildings | buildings | monument | monument | scenicviewsofnewcastle | scenicviewsofnewcastle | fantastic | fantastic | unusual | unusual | fascinating | fascinating | impressive | impressive | roundabout | roundabout | road | road | daylight | daylight | vehicles | vehicles | reflection | reflection | body | body | glass | glass | wheel | wheel | seat | seat | driver | driver | pot | pot | plants | plants | debris | debris | letters | letters | signage | signage | sky | sky | cloud | cloud | land | land | ground | ground | turnersltd | turnersltd | photography | photography | localbusinesses | localbusinesses | premises | premises | services | services | economy | economy | consumerism | consumerism | transportation | transportation | archives | archives | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | pedestrian | pedestrian | wire | wire | post | post | street | street | door | door | wall | wall | roof | roof | heritage | heritage | curve | curve | light | light | turning | turning | movement | movement | number | number | identification | identification | destination | destination | dirt | dirt | disguise | disguise | rider | rider | plate | plate | construction | construction

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Using a computer for study

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The internet is a fantastic source of information for any student, but how do you evaluate the information each site provides? This unit will help you assess the benefits of information technology, providing guidance on the protocols for using email, online conferencing and real time chat as methods of communication.

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study skills | communication | ict | internet | it | Education | X000

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Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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Shipyard workers at Bartram & Sons, Sunderland

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Fabricating a bow section at the shipyard of Bartram & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, November 1956 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/16664D). Sunderland has a remarkable history of innovation in shipbuilding and marine engineering. From the development of turret ships in the 1890s and the production of Doxford opposed piston engines after the First World War through to the designs for Liberty ships in the 1940s and SD14s in the 1960s. Sunderland has much to be proud of. Tyne & Wear Archives cares for tens of thousands of photographs in its shipbuilding collections. Most of these focus on the ships ? in particular their construction, launch and sea trials. This set looks to redress the balance and to celebrate the work of the men and women who have played such a vital part in the region?s history. The images show the human side of this great story, with many relating to the world famous shipbuilding and engineering firm William Doxford & Sons Ltd. The Archives has produced a short blog to accompany these images. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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ship | bartramsons | shipyardworkers | shipyard | southdock | prefabrication | sunderland | northeastofengland | workersofsunderland | unitedkingdom | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | industrialheritage | industry | abstract | bowsection | components | transportation | vessel | bartramsonsltd | november1956 | marineengineering | development | production | construction | structure | platform | ground | sky | turretships | doxfordopposedpistonengines | libertyships | sd14s | land | region | fantastic | unusual | interesting | impressive | fascinating | workers | label | mark | grain | debris | pile | cylinder | working | overalls | fabric | crease

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Band at the Majestic Ballroom, South Shields

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View of a band playing at the Majestic Ballroom, South Shields, September 1961 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/27286). Haven Point is located on the site of the old Ballroom. This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | leisure | social | dance | enjoyment | majesticballroom | southshields | jazz | blackandwhitephotograph | band | stage | pattern | september1961 | havenpoint | opening | southtynesidecouncil | newleisurecentre | 28october | 1950s | sociallife | foreshore | coast | seasideresort | industrial | abstract | transformation | changes | musicalinstruments | blacktie | suit | immaculate | chair | speaker | piano | string | glasses | button | shine | shoes | light | wire | cloth | timber | platform | table | shapes | line | ceiling | wall | floor | shadow | men | performers | playingmusic | culture | entertainment | showbusiness | equipment | attentive | striking | standing | sitting | key | hand | fingers | drum

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Miniature Railway, South Shields

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Children riding on the miniature railway at South Shields Amusement Park, August 1950 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/5197L). This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | seaside | holiday | leisure | park | family | fun | entertainment | enjoyment | funfair | northeast | ride | blackandwhitephotograph | laughter | carnival | miniaturetrain | rail | fence | barrier | post | lightbulbs | wire | debris | soil | tape | lever | cylinder | chimney | children | adults | buildings | windows | glass | walls | reflection | platform | booth | bucket | metal | steel | handle | timber | wood | signage | socialheritage | amusementrides | tent | cloth | pattern | stripes | crowd | clothes | hair | tie | hat | workers | public | families | couples | doorway | entrance | door | words | letters | blazer | jacket | coat | trousers | shirt | shoes | jumper | sunglasses | cleanshaven | shadow | unusual

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Having fun on the beach at South Shields

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A couple flirting and having fun on the beach at South Shields, August 1950 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/5197D). Please feel free to suggest an alternative caption (although keep it clean!). This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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coast | seaside | sand | sea | foreshore | southshields | beach | posing | flirting | beachball | 1950s

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1950s beach posing, South Shields

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Couple posing on the beach at South Shields, August 1950 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/5197EE). Please feel free to suggest an alternative caption (although keep it clean!). This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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coast | seaside | sand | sea | foreshore | southshields | beach | posing | 1950s | blackandwhitephotograph | couple | man | woman | august1950 | beachposing | southtynesidecouncil | leisurecentre | havenpoint | 28october | resort | socialheritage | transformation | destinations | preservation | beachball | stripes | pattern | water | bathers | bikini | shorts | tan | cloudy | lowtide | boy | smiling | unusual | skin | hair | swimmingtrunks

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Marsden Grotto

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This is an aerial view of Marsden Grotto taken in May 1953. Reference: DT.TUR/2/9996B This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | seaside | holiday | beach | bay | sand | sea | northeast | marsdengrotto | marsdenrock | aerialphotographs

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South Shields and the foreshore

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This is an Aerial view of South Shields foreshore, July 1955. Reference: DT.TUR/2/14025F This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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South Shields and the foreshore

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This is an Aerial view of South Shields foreshore, July 1955. Reference: DT.TUR/2/14025D This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | seaside | holiday | beach | bay | sand | sea | leisure | northeast | coast | aerialphotographs | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | southshieldsforeshore | southshieldsforeshore?preservingthememories | coastline | water | land | foreshore | southshields | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | documentation | aerialview | aerialphotograph | july1955 | opening | southtynesidecouncil?snewleisurecentre | havenpoint | 28october | 1950s | dailylife | glimpse | industrialheritage | socialhistory | industry | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | abstract | coalmining | oldindustries | development | progress | regenerated | road | engaging | unusual | fascinating | grain | blur | mark | debris | buildings | infrastructure | daylight | pier | pedestrians | carpark | vehicles | transportation | vegetation | people | town | business | housing | residential | rocks | stones

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Tents on the Beach

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This is photograph of Tents on the beach, South Shields, August 1950. Reference: DT.TUR/2/5197S This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | seaside | holiday | beach | bay | sand | sea | leisure | northeast | beachtent | deckchair | southshields | august1950 | southtynesidecouncil | newleisurecentre | havenpoint | foreshore | 1950s | blackandwhitephotograph | debris | people | men | women | children | holidays | humanity | humanface | laundry | childrenplaying | clouds | resort | historical | carefree | interesting | intriguing | socialgathering | poles | text | letters | rope | pegs | fastened | community | society | supervising | statement

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The North Foreshore

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This is an Aerial view of the north foreshore, South Shields, c1940s Reference: 3535/208/5 This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | seaside | holiday | beach | bay | sand | sea | leisure | northeast | aerialphotographs | blackandwhitephotograph | c1940s | northforeshore | southshields | opening | southtynesidecouncil | newleisurecentre | havenpoint | 28october | 1950s | socialheritage | abstract | seasideresort | industrial | oldindustries | change | transformation | towncentre | riverside | land | border | vegetation | water | southshieldsforeshorepreservingthememories | buildings | wall | roof | chimney | road | path | people | lawn | block | vehicle | tranquility | striking | unusual | regeneration | archival

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The Open Air Pool

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This is a photograph of maintenance work at the Open Air Pool, South Shields, c1930s. Reference: 3535/208/7 This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | seaside | leisure | entertainment | outdoor | cleaner | swimming | blackandwhitephotograph | maintenancework | openairpool | southshields | c1930s | opening | southtynesidecouncil | newleisurecentre | havenpoint | 28october | industry | abstract | social | dailylife | foreshore | 1950s | coast | seasideresort | industrial | transformation | change | handle | lever | pipe | cleaning | water | pole | device | uniform | coat | trousers | hat | shoes | stairs | ladder | timber | slide | brick | seat | stand | kneel | wall | roof | buildings | window | glass | chimney | sky | crease | grain | workers | unusual | interesting | pool | bucket | tincan | structure | shirt | strap | darkness | reflection | debris | men | worker | maintenancemen

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Trow Rocks

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This is a view of the beach from Trow Rocks, South Shields, c1950s. Reference: 3535/206/27 This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | seaside | holiday | beach | bay | sand | sea | leisure | coast | northeast | southshieldsforeshorepreservingthememories | southshields | c1950s | trowrocks | landscape | water | view | southtynesidecouncil | newleisurecentre | opening | havenpoint | 28october | socialheritage | dailylife | blackandwhitephotograph | foreshore | coastal | seasideresort | industry | industrial | shipbuilding | coalmining | towncentre | riverside | change | transformation | southtynesidelocalstudieslibrary | tyneweararchives | regeneration | archives | localstudies | digitalimage | gathering | people | land | vegetation | sky | grass | soil | cliff | buildings | row | tent | clothes | shirt | trousers | striking | interesting | grain | blur

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The Majestic Ballroom

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This is a photograph of couples dancing at the Majestic Ballroom, Pier Parade, South Shields, February 1952. Reference: DX1377/1/1 This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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The Holiday for all the Family

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This is a Cover of a holiday brochure from 1952 advertising South Shields and Marsden Bay. Reference: DX1377/1/1 This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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summer | seaside | holiday | beach | bay | sand | sea | swimwear | beachball | northeast | colourphotograph | digitalimage | socialhistory | ball | illustration | southshieldsforeshorepreservingthememories | holidaybrochure | 1952 | advertising | southshields | marsdenbay | southtynesidecouncil | leisurecentre | havenpoint | foreshore | 1950s | coast | coastal | seasideresort | industrialheritage | abstract | unusual | interesting | shipbuilding | coalmining | change | transformation | development | town | riverside | localarchives | tyneweararchives | southtynesidelocalstudieslibrary | bird | sky | shovel | handle | figure | woman | bathingcostume | chair | seated | standing | man | sail | vessel | shadow | daylight | text | bucket | familyorientated | slope | land | grass | vegetation | water | arm | leg | feet | hand | head | shoulder | face | tourism

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Westoe

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This is a view of Westoe Coal Preparation Plant, South Shields, November 1954. Reference: DT.TUR/4/AG497/4 This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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coast | seaside | sand | sea | industrial | foreshore | coalindustry | northeast | river | bay | westoecolliery | coalmining

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Westoe and the foreshore

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This is an aerial view of Westoe Colliery with foreshore in the background, South Shields, May 1954 Reference: DT.TUR/2/11668C This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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Westoe and the foreshore

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This is an aerial view of Westoe Colliery with foreshore in the background, South Shields, May 1954. Reference: DT.TUR/2/11668A This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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The Bar

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This is a view of the bar at the New Crown Hotel, South Shields, January 1952. Reference: DT.TUR/2/7690C This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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