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Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland

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industry | industry | industrial | industrial | ships | ships | riverwear | riverwear | railways | railways | aerialphotography | aerialphotography | sunderland | sunderland | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | coalmining | coalmining | wearside | wearside | collieries | collieries | coalindustry | coalindustry | queenalexandrabridge | queenalexandrabridge | wearmouthcolliery | wearmouthcolliery | sirjameslaingsonsltd | sirjameslaingsonsltd | deptfordyard | deptfordyard

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Ready to descent Ellington Colliery Ready to descent Ellington Colliery

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1920s | 1920s | light | light | reflection | reflection | building | building | brick | brick | industry | industry | feet | feet | window | window | glass | glass | argentine | argentine | smiling | smiling | cane | cane | wall | wall | shirt | shirt | standing | standing | 1932 | 1932 | hair | hair | outdoors | outdoors | handle | handle | shoe | shoe | interesting | interesting | shine | shine | hand | hand | lordmayor | lordmayor | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | coat | coat | debris | debris | pipe | pipe | hats | hats | tie | tie | bowtie | bowtie | ground | ground | visit | visit | device | device | moustache | moustache | northumberland | northumberland | frame | frame | button | button | gathering | gathering | archives | archives | trousers | trousers | service | service | unusual | unusual | sheriff | sheriff | 1912 | 1912 | pocket | pocket | contemplative | contemplative | handbag | handbag | crease | crease | attentive | attentive | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | fascinating | fascinating | 1877 | 1877 | digitalimage | digitalimage | blyth | blyth | colliery | colliery | citycouncil | citycouncil | alderman | alderman | coalmines | coalmines | socialhistory | socialhistory | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | 19241925 | 19241925 | collieries | collieries | coalindustry | coalindustry | hisexcellency | hisexcellency | 19361937 | 19361937 | cityofnewcastleupontyne | cityofnewcastleupontyne | servingthecity | servingthecity | ellingtoncolliery | ellingtoncolliery | minerslamps | minerslamps | argentineminister | argentineminister | johngrantham | johngrantham | 22april1925 | 22april1925 | cinemaproprietor | cinemaproprietor

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Westoe

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

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Usworth Colliery

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washington | mining | sunderland | coalindustry | usworthcolliery

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Usworth Colliery

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washington | mining | sunderland | coalindustry | usworthcolliery

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Usworth Colliery

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washington | mining | sunderland | coalindustry | usworthcolliery

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Glebe Colliery, Washington

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washington | mining | sunderland | coalindustry | glebecolliery

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Blackfell Army Camp, Washington

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washington | mining | sunderland | coalindustry | pitheap | washingtonfcolliery | blackfellarmycamp

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Washington 'F' Colliery

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washington | mining | sunderland | coalindustry | pitheap | washingtonfcolliery

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Harraton Colliery

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industry | washington | dereliction | sunderland | collieries | coalindustry | washingtonnewtown | harratoncolliery

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Harraton Colliery

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View of Harraton Colliery, May 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36063AQ). 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | coalindustry | collieries | dereliction | washingtonnewtown | harratoncolliery | industry | industrialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | may1965 | landscape | 2014 | 50thanniversary | 24july1964 | changes | transformation | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | planning | design | building | construction | preservation | chimney | smoke | telegraphpole | wire | path | road | soil | grass | debris | rail | platform | metal | steel | frame | structure | cement | vegetation | fence | gate | slope | post | buildings | wall | roof | ramp | shed | windows | glass | door | mechanical | blocks | surreal | shadow | cloud

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Glebe Colliery, Washington

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View of Glebe Colliery, May 1965 (DT.TUR/2/36063NN). 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | glebecolliery | mining | coalindustry | blackandwhitephotograph | road | digitalimage | washington50yearsago | may1965 | washingtonnewtown | 24july1964 | development | pitterraces | modernhousing | facilities | shopping | leisure | derelict | industrialheritage | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | unusual | interesting | planning | design | building | newtown | evolved | vehicle | wheel | door | body | tree | vegetation | roof | wall | window | frame | structure | construction | shelter | fence | brick | post | signage | slope | blur | grain | mark | pedestrian | gutter | pavement | transportation | industry

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Blackfell Army Camp, Washington

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View of Blackfell Army Camp, May 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36063AW). You can see Washington 'F' Colliery pit heap in the background. A short blog about the removal of the pit heap can be read at www.twmuseums.org.uk/engage/blog/washingtons-changing-lan.... 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | blackfellarmycamp | washingtonfcolliery | mining | coalindustry | pitheap | blackandwhitephotograph | abstract | digitalimage | may1965 | fcollierypitheap | 2014 | 50thanniversary | washingtonnewtown | development | change | 24july1964 | pitterraces | industrial | industry | social | transformation | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | planning | design | building | washington50yearsago | landscape | land | sky | crops | grain | mark | interesting | unusual | armycamp | roof | wall | window | frame | chimney | smoke | hill | pile | slope | vegetation | telegraphwire | telegraphpole | pole | fence | wire | post | tree | branch | leaf | blur | vast | countryside | surreal

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Washington 'F' Colliery

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View of Washington 'F' Pit, May 1965 (TWAM ref. 5417/120/5). The pit closed in 1968. A short blog about the removal of the pit heap can be read at www.twmuseums.org.uk/engage/blog/washingtons-changing-lan.... 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | washingtonfcolliery | mining | coalindustry | pitheap | blackandwhitephotograph | fcolliery | fpit | may1965 | pit | closure | 1968 | heap | 2014 | 50thanniversary | washingtonnewtown | established | 24july1964 | change | transformation | industrialheritage | industry | chimney | smoke | cylinder | landscape | land | sky | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | planning | design | building | construction | grass | soil | debris | buildings | wall | roof | structure | frame | timber | brick | metal | steel | fence | pipe | trail | pole | slope | grain | abstract | striking | mine

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Usworth Colliery

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Prefabricated housing at Usworth Colliery, 1968 (TWAM ref. 5417/405/1). 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | usworthcolliery | coalindustry | mining | windinggear | pitwheel

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Usworth Colliery

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Usworth Colliery, May 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36063AR). The Colliery closed in 1974. 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | usworthcolliery | mining | coalindustry | windinggear | pitwheel | may1965 | washington50yearsago | closure | 1974 | development | progress | infrastructure | civilisation | industry | industrialheritage | coal | land | sky | cloud | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | pile | slope | debris | brick | buildings | chimney | smoke | post | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | glimpse | view | colliery | oldpitterraces | industriallandscape | derelict | newtown | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | designing | building | planning | structure | jobs | economy | retail | leisure | modernhousing | changes | fascinating | interesting | unusual | striking | door | wndow | roof | wall | fence | timber | soil | rocks | grass | road | components | grain | mark | vegetation | vast | space | cog | wheel | belt

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Usworth Colliery

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View of Usworth Colliery, May 1965 (TWAM ref. 5417/120/1). The Colliery closed in 1974. 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | usworthcolliery | mining | coalindustry | windinggear | pitwheel | washington50yearsago | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | industry | industrialheritage | may1965 | 1974 | closure | newtown | 24july1964 | development | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | planning | design | building | land | vegetation | sky | cloud | daylight | wall | roof | window | chimney | door | slope | pile | structure | vehicle | path | unusual | fascinating | interesting | striking | mine | landscape | ground | grain | debris | redevelopment

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Westoe Colliery, South Shields, 1954

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Aerial view of Westoe Colliery, South Shields, May 1954 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/11668B). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of aerial photographs of South Tyneside. These images were captured by the Newcastle-based photographic firm Turners Ltd. Many of the images reflect the district's rich industrial heritage, showing businesses and places that no longer exist. We would be delighted if you could help us to tag these by adding the names of streets and buildings that you recognise. Old photographs can often stimulate distant memories and we would also love to hear any reminiscences that these images inspire (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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aerialphotograph | southtyneside | southshields | northsea | westoecolliery | coalindustry | beaches

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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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The President comes to Washington

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This is a photograph Documenting the visit of President Jimmy Carter to Washington, UK. The visit took place on the 6th of May 1977. Here the President plants a Tree in the Village Green with a worker of the Washington Development Corporation. Reference: 5417/286/5 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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northeast | iconic | memorable | event | nostalgic | development | community | president | jimmycarter | socialhistory | colourphotograph | washingtonheritagecollectionvisitsandevents | presidentjimmycarter | washington | unitedkingdom | 6thofmay1977 | planting | tree | villagegreen | suit | worker | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | town | cityofsunderland | tynewear | traditionalindustry | coalindustry | industrialheritage | industry | washingtonfamily | ancestor | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | presidentgeorgewashington | 1964 | newtown | change | newindustry | nissancarfactory | redevelopment | economy | land | tie | shirt | crease | hair | fabric | brick | wall | barrier | people | spectator | gathering | shovel | tool | handle | timber | metal | interesting | unusual | lawn | grass | shadow | daylight | abstract | digitalimage | branch | twig | children | adults | glasses | smile | standing | badge

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Opening of Washington Liberal Club

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This is a photograph of the opening of Washington Liberal Club by David Steele. This photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/326/1 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 | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | socialhistory | archives | washingtonheritagecollectionsportandleisure | opening | washingtonliberalclub | davidsteele | 1970s | washington | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | town | cityofsunderland | tynewear | industrialheritage | industry | coalindustry | tradition | george | washingtonfamily | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | newindustry | nissancarfactory | redevelopment | change | economy | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | landscape | men | beer | glass | gathering | socialgathering | suit | stripes | shirt | tie | crease | hair | glasses | fascinating | interesting | unusual | moustache | button | liberalclub | abstract | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | building | wall | signage | letter | brick | wrinkle | comradeship | sign | grain | mark | society

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Muhammad Ali visits Washington

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This is a photograph of Muhammad Ali during an exhibition bout at the Sporting Club of Washington, UK in 1977. Reference: 5417/291/3 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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northeast | iconic | memorable | event | nostalgic | development | community | muhammad | ali | boxing | muhammadali | washington | visit | northeastofengland | sport | competition | unitedkingdom | colourphotograph | industry | socialhistory | exhibitionbout | sportingclub | 1977 | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | town | cityofsunderland | tynewear | industrialheritage | tradition | abstract | digitalimage | coalindustry | washingtonfamily | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | newtown | 1964 | newindustry | redevelopment | change | nissancarfactory | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | fascinating | interestings | shorts | ring | barrier | rope | cushion | fabric | crease | finger | hand | stance | concentrating | dark | room | person | cleanshaven | hair | artificiallight | stamina | economy | society | leisure | boxer | fighting | stadium | arena | spotlight

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Washington on Blue Peter

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This is a photograph of a Birthday Card Competition held by Blue Peter of the BBC in celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington in 1982. Reference: 5417/187/1 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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Folk Singing on the Village Green

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This is a photograph of a Folk Performance on the Village Green in Washington, UK. The photograph was taken at some point in the 1960's. Reference: 5417/110/3 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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northeastevent | community | nostalgic | development | newtown | social | leisure | entertainment | hobby | sport | socialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | folksinging | villagegreen | performance | folk | washingtonuk | 1960s | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | the1960s | celebration | gathering | crowd | differentthemes | striking | interesting | town | cityofsunderland | tynewear | coalindustry | washingtonfamily | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | 1964 | redevelopment | change | records | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | tyneweararchives | music | newindustry | nissancarfactory | landscape | industry | industrial | washingtonheritagecollectionsportandleisure | boy | lawn | shadow | monument | cross | step | buildings | people | performers | cloud | sky | window | glass | wall | roof | chimney | pram | stick | costume | crosskeys | badge | beard | musicalinstrument | stone | daylight | happy | tree | branch

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The Queen visits Washington

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This is a photograph of the Queen visiting Washington, UK. The photograph was taken in 1977. Reference: 5417/289/1 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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northeast | iconic | memorable | event | nostalgic | development | community | colourphotograph | socialheritage | monarchy | royal | queen | visit | washington | unitedkingdom | 1977 | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | washingtonheritagecollectionvisitsandevents | occasion | momentous | town | cityofsunderland | tynewear | coalindustry | industry | washingtonfamily | president | unitedstates | georgewashington | 1964 | newtown | industrial | nissancarfactory | redevelopment | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | tyneweararchives | landscape | 19641988 | uniform | hat | jumper | gathering | crowds | shirt | cap | dress | necklace | pearl | brooch | unusual | button | barrier | fence | flowers | flag | pole | medal | belt | cheer | applause | children | women | men | glasses | smile | camera | ring | hair | head | arm | boy | ear | neck | nose | mouth

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