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Jimmy Forsyth 2007 Jimmy Forsyth 2007

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Female shipyard workers at South Shields Female shipyard workers at South Shields

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Preparing the slipway for a launch Preparing the slipway for a launch

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Patrick Liljebald, ship's steward, arrested for breaking and entering Patrick Liljebald, ship's steward, arrested for breaking and entering

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Discover Native America Part One Discover Native America Part One

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florida | florida | seminoletribeofflorida | seminoletribeofflorida | nativeamericanculture | nativeamericanculture | bettiemaejumper | bettiemaejumper | ventriloquists | ventriloquists

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Seminole Indian cowboys Stanford and Josie Jumper

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Edward Fenn, bobbin weaver, convicted of stealing clothes Edward Fenn, bobbin weaver, convicted of stealing clothes

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Patrick Liljebald, ship's steward, arrested for breaking and entering

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Name: Patrick Liljebald Arrested for: not given Arrested at: North Shields Police Station Arrested on: 5 December 1907 Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-119-Patrick Liljebald For an image of his accomplice Eilert Tiller see www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/25961770405/in/album-72157.... The Shields Daily News for 13 December 1907 reports: ?SEAFARING MEN SENT TO PRISON. Patrick Liljebald (35), described as a ship?s steward, of Gothenburg, and Eilert Tiller (20), a Norwegian sailor, were brought up on remand charged with breaking and entering on the 5th December a shop situate on the Union Quay, and stealing therefrom a quantity of cigarettes, tobacco etc, of the value of £1 4s 2d, the property of Messrs E.H. Smith and Co. The Chief Constable (Mr J.H. Huish) withdrew this charge and preferred one of simple larceny. Evidence was given to the effect that PC Armstrong, while on duty on the Union Quay, noticed that a window of the shop mentioned had been broken, and he in consequence kept observation upon the premises. Blowing his whistle and waving his lamp about he attracted the attention of a night watchman ? Lawrence Bonholm ? who came to his assistance. Leaving the latter outside, the officer entered the premises and found the two prisoners who tried to conceal themselves. He took them into custody and had them conveyed to the police station. On being charged with breaking and entering the premises, Liljebald said he had only gone there to get a sleep, while the other prisoner made no reply. They were both sent to prison for one month with hard labour.? These images are a selection from an album of photographs of prisoners brought before the North Shields Police Court between 1902 and 1916 in the collection of Tyne & Wear Archives (TWA ref DX1388/1). (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image 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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Elswick Works cricket team

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Elswick Works Cricket XI, 1891 (TWAM ref. 1027/377). ?Workshop of the World? is a phrase often used to describe Britain?s manufacturing dominance during the Nineteenth Century. It?s also a very apt description for the Elswick Works and Scotswood Works of Vickers Armstrong and its predecessor companies. These great factories, situated in Newcastle along the banks of the River Tyne, employed hundreds of thousands of men and women and built a huge variety of products for customers around the globe. The Elswick Works was established by William George Armstrong (later Lord Armstrong) in 1847 to manufacture hydraulic cranes. From these relatively humble beginnings the company diversified into many fields including shipbuilding, armaments and locomotives. By 1953 the Elswick Works covered 70 acres and extended over a mile along the River Tyne. This set of images, mostly taken from our Vickers Armstrong collection, includes fascinating views of the factories at Elswick and Scotswood, the products they produced and the people that worked there. By preserving these archives we can ensure that their legacy lives on. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image 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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Cherry Red Primark Jumper

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Cherry red jumper. Maker: Primark. Date: 2006 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.

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Children's Waltzer ride at the Hoppings, 1990

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The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor, spanning around 40 acres of land. The Photograph is taken by Jimmy Forsyth Ref: DF.JF/3/g/D5153/1/1 Jimmy Forsyth, photographer 1913-2009 Jimmy Forsyth was born in Barry, South Wales on 15 August 1913, the son of John and Bertha Forsyth. On leaving school at 14 he became an apprentice fitter in a cement works repair shop, but later joined the merchant navy. He returned to Wales in 1938 to work for ICI at Hirwaun. He moved to Newcastle as a munitions volunteer in 1943 and found a room in Elswick, just off the Scotswood Road, working for ICI at Prudhoe. Just four days after starting work a metal splinter blinded him in one eye, but he continued to work at ICI in other capacities until 1946, when he was sacked. Following this he took various odd jobs, including running a general store for a while. Some time in the 1950s he acquired a camera and began recording the area he lived in. He continued to take photographs until only a short while before his death. In the late 1970s his black and white negatives were acquired for preservation by Benwell Library, and in 1979 the first exhibition of Jimmy's work was held at the Side Gallery in Newcastle. The publication of Scotswood Road by Bloodaxe Books in 1986, accompanied by another exhibition at the Side, and followed by a Tyne Tees Television documentary No Fancy Shades brought his work to a wider audience. He was awarded the Halina Award for photography in 1987 and an Open University Master's degree in 2002. Jimmy Forsyth died in 2009 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image 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. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Crowd gathers for launch

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View of the cargo ship ?Ruddbank? ready for launch at the Deptford shipyard of Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd, 1 November 1978 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/4/PH/1/906/1/2). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sunderland shipbuilding collections. The set has been produced to celebrate Sunderland History Fair on 7 June 2014. It's a reminder of the thousands of vessels launched on the River Wear and the many outstanding achievements of Sunderland?s shipyards and their workers. These photographs reflect Sunderland?s history of innovation in shipbuilding and marine engineering from the development of turret ships in the 1890s through to the design for SD14s in the 1960s. The Sunderland shipbuilding collections are full of fascinating stories. Some of these are represented in this set, such as the ?Rondefjell?, launched in two halves on the River Wear by John Crown & Sons Ltd and then joined together on the River Tyne. The set also shows the vital part that Sunderland?s shipbuilding industry played during the First World War. William Doxford & Sons Ltd built Royal Naval destroyers such as HMS Opal, which served in the Battle of Jutland, while other yards constructed cargo ships to help keep these shores supplied. (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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Eating toffee apples at the Hoppings

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thehoppings | newcastletownmoor | newcastleupontyne | festival | funfair | children | childhood | rides | yogibear | fairground | toffeeapples | fun | carefree | enjoyment | socialhistory | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | archives | digitalimage | interesting | unusual | fascinating | child | seated | june1973 | seat | fair | land | temperancefestival | 1882 | annualgathering | event | entertainment | festivities | rope | dress | jumper | animal | lights | globe | glass | blur | mark | bolt | eye | hair | drawing | design | artanddesign | abstract | characters | animals | bells | strap | decoration | leasure | amusement | treats | glitter | components | blackandwhitephotograph | summerracemeeting | gosforthpark

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A young boy with a Sled in the Snow

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This set, taken from the Spence Family collection at Tyne & Wear Archives offers an intimate view in to a Family enjoying the festive season during this time of change and the invention of Christmas. Reference: DX 1295-1-1-57 At the beginning of the 19th Century, Christmas was hardly celebrated. However, during the Victorian Era Christmas as we know it today was invented, and our modest medieval traditions of evergreens and food were transformed. Much if this change was due to Queen Victoria and her marriage to the German-born Prince Albert. Albert introduced many aspects of Christmas as we know it, most notably the first Christmas tree in the royal family?s home. This was a tradition Albert brought to his family from his own childhood in Germany, but also to every other family in Britain. As a result the Victorians also transformed the idea of Christmas so that it became centred around the family, and our modern day traditions are deeply rooted in those of Victorian Society. (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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festive | victorian | snow | family | tradition | cold | leisure | joy | digitalimage | blackandwhitephotograph | socialhistory | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | avictorianchristmas | youngboy | child | male | sled | view | glimpse | festiveseason | change | progress | christmas | invention | 19thcentury | victorianerachristmas | victorianera | medievaltraditions | transformation | evergreens | food | queenvictoria | princealbert | christmastree | royalfamily | home | house | wall | roof | sky | tree | branch | vegetation | shadow | daylight | rope | boot | socks | shorts | coat | hat | jumper | smiling | attentive | walking | slope | grain | blur | mark | debris | germantradition | germanborn | childhood | britain | moderndaytraditions | victoriansociety | gutter | land | ground | fascinating | interesting | unusual | engaging | winter

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Female shipyard workers at South Shields

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Female shipyard workers posing at the launch of the cargo ship 'Obra' from the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields, 7 November 1945 (TWAM ref. DS.RDD/4/PH/1/548/1). This set celebrates the achievements of the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons. The firm has played a significant role in the North East?s illustrious shipbuilding history and the development of South Shields. The company began in 1865 when John Readhead, a shipyard manager, entered into business with J Softley at a small yard on the Lawe at South Shields. Following the dissolution of the partnership in 1872, it continued as John Readhead & Co on the same site until 1880 when the High West Yard was purchased. After Readhead?s four sons were taken into the business in 1888 the company traded as John Readhead & Sons becoming a limited company in 1908. In 1968 the company was absorbed by the Swan Hunter Group and in 1977 became part of the nationalised British Shipbuilders. In the same year the last vessel was launched and the site was sold off in 1984. Readheads was prolific and built over 600 ships from 1865 to 1968, including 87 vessels for the Hain Steamship Company Ltd and over forty for the Strick Line Ltd. The shipyard also built four ships for the Prince Line, founded by Sir James Knott. The firm built vessels, which were involved in the major conflicts of the Twentieth Century. During the First World War they built patrol vessels and ?x? lighters (motor landing craft used in the Gallipoli campaign) for the Admiralty. During the Second World War the firm built tankers for the Normandy Landings. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image 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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southshields | shipbuilding | johnreadheadsonsltd | shipyard | shipyardworkers | ww2 | industry | industrial | womenworkers | northeastengland | tyneside | 1940s | happy | smiles | industrialheritage | maritimeheritage | abstract | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | shipbuildingheritage | johnreadhead | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | gathering | event | occasion | smiling | femaleshipyardworkers | posing | launch | ship | cargoship | obra | 7november1945 | development | construction | production | structure | johnreadheadco | swanhuntergroup | britishshipbuilders | readheads | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | stricklineltd | princeline | sirjamesknott | jsoftley | rail | stone | standing | stairs | rope | flowers | suit | hat | ribbon | overalls | jumper | coat | shoes | stockings | fascinating | interesting | unusual | blur | grain | debris | pocket | crease | fabric | mouth | teeth | timber

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Eating toffee apples at the Hoppings

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Children eating toffee apples at the Hoppings on Newcastle Town Moor, June 1973 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/61856L). The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle's Town Moor, spanning around 40 acres of land. The Hoppings started out as a Temperance Festival in 1882, when Newcastle Temperance organisations decided to revive the annual gatherings that they had previously held, but included different festivities to coincide, to counter-attract the 'Summer Race Meeting' at Gosforth Park, which was seen as a source of drunkenness. It proved to be a great success and the fair is still being enjoyed to this very day. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image 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. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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The tanker 'Atheltemplar' on the River Wear

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A shipwright at work at Doxfords, Sunderland

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Tom Jones, a foreman shipwright at William Doxford & Sons (Shipbuilders) Ltd , marking out the front plate of a ship using the traditional chalked string method, 1961 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/6/7/4/2). 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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shipbuilding | shipwright | williamdoxfordsonsltd | pallion | sunderland | marineengineering | blackandwhitephotograph | working | doxfords | tomjones | foremanshipwright | maritimeheritage | marking | frontplate | chalkedstring | method | innovation | 1961 | design | construction | worker | man | thestraightestlinetosea | buildsproudships | line | letters | arrow | letter | precision | mark | measure | capital | plate | piece | parts | rows | patterns | hat | glasses | coat | jumper | light | shadow | concentration | interesting | unusual | hand | emblem | box | lid

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The Guildhall, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1958

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Gifts for Men

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This photograph is from the Robert Sanderson collection. which was kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. This is a men?s gift display in Binns department store, Newcastle upon Tyne. This is a 35mm slide. It was taken in 1966. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image 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 adam.bell@twmuseums.org.uk

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Hayfield Here We Come

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Sunderland blind children in a hayfield with their carers. 18 of the 22 had never been in one before and several had not been in a motor. All but one, felt the shape of a cow for the first time, and were alarmed at its size. July 1924 ?To them, their fingers are eyes? From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland Museum, organised several handling sessions for the blind, first offering an invitation to the children from the Sunderland Council Blind School, to handle a few of the collections at Sunderland Museum, which was ?eagerly accepted?. Ref: TWCMS:2006.7974 view the set www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157626903151525/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image 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 - for image licensing enquiries please follow this link www.twmuseums.org.uk/image-licensing/

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A Family in a Beach Chalet

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This is a photograph of a family in a beach chalet, South Shields, August 1950. Reference: DT.TUR/2/5255C 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 | family | holidayhome | chalet | breakfast | blackandwhitephotograph | kettle | stovetop | tablecloth | plates | cake | saucer | teacups | flowers | kelloggscornflakes | cardboardbox | packet | electriccable | chairs | table | cutlery | tins | shelf | powerpoint | shoes | socks | hair | eyelash | dress | pattern | shorts | trousers | shirt | necktie | tie | smile | familysetting | relaxed | shine | jumper | suit | strap | stockings | deckchair | carpet | daylight | wood | belt | ribbon | cleanshaven | newspaper | book | blanket | door | latch | leisurecentre | opening | life | seashore | southshields | august1950 | reminiscent

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Edward Fenn, bobbin winder, convicted of stealing clothes

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Edward Fenn was convicted of stealing 'wearing apparel' on 31 March 1873 and served 1 month with hard labour. Age (on discharge): 15 Height: 5? 1? Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel Place of Birth: Woolwich Status: Single Occupation: Bobbin winder These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 - 1873. Reference:TWAS: PR.NC/6/1/1176 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image 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 Amusement Park

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This is a photograph of the Amusement Park, South Shields, August 1950 Reference: DT.TUR/2/5197P 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 | helterskelter | northeast | dodgems | bumpercars | blackandwhitephotograph | humanity | people | amusementpark | southshields | august1950 | newleisurecentre | southtynesidecouncil | opening | havenpoint | 28october | socialheritage | foreshore | 1950s | coast | seasideresort | industrial | oldindustries | transformation | changes | suit | trousers | shoes | blazer | coat | shirt | walking | dress | rail | pole | frame | structure | tent | metal | steel | pattern | slide | roof | material | canvas | symbol | star | stripes | lights | wire | cylinder | shapes | path | building | letters | word | communication | socks | shorts | jumper | cleanshaven | gathering | families | children | men | boys

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