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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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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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northeast | iconic | memorable | event | nostalgic | development | community | bluepeter | birthdaycardcompetition | georgewashington | bluepeterdog | blackandwhitephotogarph | socialhistory | industrialheritage | abstract | digitalimage | coalindustry | traditional | newindustry | nissancarfactory | industry | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | 1964 | washington | newtown | washingtonfamily | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | presidentgeorgewashington | ancestor | tynewear | cityofsunderland | town | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | fascinating | interesting | unusual | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | washingtonheritagecollectionvisitsandevents | bbc | television | 250thanniversaryofthebirthofgeorgewashington | 1982 | paper | dog | room | drawings | shelf | toys | wall | furniture | handwriting | number | floor | artificiallight | shadow | men | woman | seated | presenters

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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 Chinese Economic Delegation

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This is a photograph of the Chinese Economic Delegation talking to Local Violin Maker Barry Oliver during their visit to Washington, UK in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/105/1 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 | barryoliver | chineseeconomicdelegation | 1970s | localviolinmaker | visit | washingtonuk | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | socialhistory | industry | industrial | abstract | town | cityofsunderland | tynewear | washintonheritagecollectionvisitsandevents | coalindustry | washingtonfamily | ancestors | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | newtown | 1964 | newindustry | transformation | change | chinese | nissancarfactory | redevelopment | economy | records | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | tyneweararchives | 196488 | digitalimage | blackandwhitephotograph | fascinating | striking | unusual | standing | stone | archway | wall | violin | moustache | gathering | men | overalls | jumper | arm | hair | crease | head | beard | uniform | button | suit | tie | shirt | fold | glasses | bald | timber | string | smile | relaxed | wrinkle | cleanshaven

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Computing in the 1970's

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This is a photograph of three young men working on a computer of the time at some point in the 1970's. The photograph was taken in Washington, UK. Reference: 5417/353/4 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 | computer | commodore | commodorepet | colourphotograph | digitalimage | youngmen | men | male | man | threeyoungmen | washingtonheritagecollectionworkandindustry | working | 1970s | computing | technology | washington | unitedkingdom | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | cityofsunderland | tynewear | coalindustry | industrialheritage | washingtonfamily | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | newtown | 1964 | newindustry | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | social | abstract | interesting | unusual | fascinating | interior | room | wall | ceiling | table | keyboard | screen | reflection | shadow | artificiallight | nail | hand | finger | arm | shoulder | shirt | hair | paper | print | diagram | graph | reading | teamwork | community | dialogue | bodyhair | cleanshaven | jumper | parts | pet2001series | personalcomputer

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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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A Woman working at Philips

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This is a photograph of a Woman working at the Philips Factory in Washington, UK. The photograph was taken at some point in the 1970s'. Reference: 5417/353/1 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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industry | trade | economy | northeast | development | work | workers | retro | philips | factory | machinery | washingtonheritagecollectionworkandindustry | industrialheritage | colourphotograph | digitalimage | social | abstract | worker | woman | female | unusual | washington | unitedkingdom | 1970s | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | cityofsunderland | tynewear | coalindustry | washingtonfamily | ancestors | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | 1964 | newtown | newindustry | change | transformation | nissancarfactory | redevelopment | community | records | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | landscape | 19641988 | stading | attentive | head | hair | tool | hands | components | electrical | parts | wire | metal | ceiling | floor | globe | meter | reading | hand | bench | chair | fabric | shadow | darkness | artificiallight | confinedspace | detailed | platform | stands | leg | wheel | working

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Nike

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This is a photograph documenting the opening of Nike in Washington, UK. The photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's or early 1980's. Reference: 5417/335/2 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 | warehouse | trainers | nike | justdoit | consumerism | shelf | room | factory | floor | industrialheritage | colourphotograph | digitalimage | washingtonheritagecollectionworkandindustry | cardboard | box | storage | shoes | nikeshoes | washington | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | 1970s | early1980s | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | working | standing | worker | man | male | employee | staff | cityofsunderland | newtown | 1964 | progress | change | production | manufacture | coalindustry | tradition | tynewear | washingtonfamily | ancestors | firstamericanpresident | georgewashington | nissancarfactory | newindustry | redevelopment | community | record | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | tyneweararchives | landscape | interior | label | identification | text | number | emblem | design | ceiling | wall | shadow | daylight | overalls | fascinating | interesting

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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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Nissan Plot

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This is a photograph of the Plot of land reserved for Nissan in Washington, UK. It was taken at some point in the 1970's or early 1980's. Reference: 5417/79/2 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 | nissan | industrialheritage | colourphotograph | digitalimage | sign | signage | board | structure | sypport | platform | beam | post | concrete | landscape | sky | vegetation | chimney | smoke | slope | grass | daylight | shadow | tree | telegraphpole | wire | pile | buildings | wall | roof | striking | unsual | washington | washingtonheritagecollectionworkandindustry | nissanplot | plotofland | reservation | unitedkingdom | 1970s | early1980s | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | town | cityofsunderland | tynewear | coalindustry | washingtonfamily | ancestors | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | usa | 1964 | newtown | change | transformation | land | newindustry | nissancarfactory | redevelopment | community | advertising | consumerism

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Synchronised Swimmers

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This is a photograph of the Local Synchronised Swimmers in Washington, UK. The photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/470/5 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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northeastevent | community | nostalgic | development | newtown | social | leisure | entertainment | hobby | sport | colour | synchronisedswimmers | local | washingtonuk | 1970s | humanity | swimming | pool | bathingcostumes | girls | tiles | water | uniform | attentive | preoccupied | smile | laughter | serious | cityofsunderland | newindustry | communitylife | redevelopment | hats | pattern | reflection | armsfolded | rested | vacantspace | portrait | momentous | seated

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Contemporary Dancers

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This is a photograph of a Dance Performance taken in Washington, UK at some point in the early 1980's. Reference: 5417/470/4 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 | contemporary | dances | man | woman | dancer | washingtonuk | early1980s | colour | letter | pole | balance | concentration | eyesclosed | meditation | poignant | inward | deep | expression | storytelling | redevelopment | newindustry | humanity | freemovement | necklace | upright | standing | loosefittedclothing | openspace | self

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Rifle Club

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This is a photograph of the Local Rifle Club in Washington, UK. The Photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/470/2 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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northeastevent | community | nostalgic | development | newtown | social | leisure | entertainment | hobby | sport | gun | precision | rifle | club | local | washingtonuk | humanity | men | nighttime | reflection | light | target | shooting | marker | barrel | bullet | projection | weapon | range | trigger | concentration | focus | beard | cleanshaven | moustache | serious | comradeship | jumper | coat | trousers | competitive | competition | 1970s | dark | redevelopment | newindustry | colour | opencoat | electricwiring | switch | window | glass | sill | standingupright | mount | barrier | openspace

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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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Scalextric Club

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This is a photograph of the Local Scalextri Club in Washington, UK. The photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/470 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 | cars | socialhistory | colourphotograph | digitalimage | localscalextriclub | washingtonuk | washingtonheritagecollectionsportandleisure | 1970s | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | town | cityofsunderland | tynewear | industry | coalindustry | washingtonfamily | ancestors | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | 1964 | newindustry | transformation | changes | nissancarfactory | redevelopment | economy | society | gathering | interaction | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | 196488 | oldchapel | bluehouselane | heworthroad | corner | standing | seated | racetrack | modelcar | table | room | wall | interior | ceiling | light | window | reflection | interesting | unusual | sponsor | sticker | letter | material | fakegrass | steeringdevice | cord | teashirt | hair | men | glasses | moustache | beard | spectator | participant | companionship

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A BMX Park

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This is a photograph of a Local BMX Park in Washington, UK. The photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/151 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 | bicycles | abstract | industrial | bmxpark | 1970s | washington | unitedkingdom | washingtonheritagecollectionsportandleisure | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | bicycle | helmet | slope | children | adults | supervising | coat | buildings | lightpost | light | brick | wall | roof | window | frame | glass | plate | numberplate | wheel | metal | chain | shoe | trousers | cityofsunderland | interesting | unusual | tynewear | coalindustry | washingtonfamily | ancestors | firstpresident | america | georgewashington | 1964 | newindustry | transformation | redevelopment | nissancarfactory | economy | recordsofthewashingtondevelopmentcorporation | landscape | 196488 | albanypark | track | grass | soil | vehicle | carpark | vegetation | sky | grain | mark | glasses | hair | standing | cycling

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Cycle Race in the Town Centre

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This image Documents a Cycle Race in Washington, UK. The photograph was taken at some point in the late 1960's or early 1970's. Reference: 5417/146/1 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 | socialhistory | blackandwhitephotograph | sportsphotography | cycling | washingtonheritagecollectionsportandleisure | cyclerace | towncentre | washington | unitedkingdom | late1960s | early1970s | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | cityofsunderland | tynewear | coalindustry | washingtonfamily | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | 1964 | nissancarfactory | newindustry | digitalimage | hill | slope | people | seated | spectators | ceremony | competition | awards | handshake | man | stripe | suit | miss | woman | happy | trousers | cap | hat | socks | shoe | shorts | teashirt | interesting | striking | letter | motto | sponsor | cheer | glass | beer | drinking | boy | shirt | hair | head | standing | platform | pole | banner | signage | sign | cloth

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