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Children Greet Harold Wilson

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This is a photograph of children from Washington, UK greeting Harold Wilson on his visit to the area. The photograph was taken at some point in the late 1960's. Reference: 5417/101/3 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown 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 Control Room, Philips

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This is a photograph of a Man working in the Control Room at Philips, Washington, UK. The photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/353/2 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown 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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industry | trade | economy | northeast | development | work | workers | retro | philips | factory | machinery | controlroom | man | worker | male | room | interior | darkness | working | standing | washington | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | cityofsunderland | tynewear | coalindustry | tradition | industrialheritage | washingtonfamily | ancestors | firstamericanpresident | georgewashington | newtown | 1970s | 1964 | newindustry | production | change | progress | nissancarfactory | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | tyneweararchives | landscape | community | washingtonheritagefestival | 21stseptember2013 | digitalimage | colourphotograph | glimpse | view | wire | circuit | components | electrical | box | panel | lid | nut | plate | overalls | crease | watch | beard | moustache | signal | light | fascinating | interesting | unusual | bolt | lever | pipe | washingtonheritagecollectionworkandindustry | shadow | wall

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Philips Factory

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This is a photograph of the exterior of the Philips Factory in Washington, UK. The photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/240 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown 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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industry | trade | economy | northeast | development | work | workers | retro | philips | factory | industrialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | cloud | sky | brick | building | signage | text | sign | exterior | 1970s | washingtonuk | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | cityofsunderland | tynewear | fence | post | timber | vegetation | window | glass | frame | structure | reflection | wall | door | lawn | grass | light | shrub | tree | branch | leaf | foliage | washingtonfamily | ancestors | firstpresident | unitedstates | georgewashington | newtown | 1964 | newindustry | redevelopment | cummunity | landscape | striking | washingtonheritagecollection | record | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | washingtonheritagefestival | 21stseptember2013 | worker | plants | rope

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The Play Park

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This is a photograph of a Child playing in a Park in Washington, UK. The Photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/470/1 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown 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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northeastevent | community | nostalgic | development | newtown | social | leisure | entertainment | hobby | sport | colourphotograph | child | playground | washington | playing | boy | 1970s | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | sunderland | cityofsunderland | tynewear | coalindustry | washingtonfamily | ancestors | firstpresident | unitedstates | georgewashington | 1964 | changes | newindustry | abstract | redevelopment | nissancarfactorywashington | records | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | landscape | 19641988 | 21stseptember2013 | unusual | children | bar | metal | steel | equipment | clothing | skin | hair | blur | shoelaces | shoes | shorts | teashirt | shoe | circle | happy | holding | hand | fingernail | arms | legs | feet | body | closedeyes | lips | teeth | nose | fence | plant | debris | stripes | shadow | light | knee | elbow | smile

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