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Minutes of Manchester and Salford Women’s Trades Union Council 1903-1905

This is my fourth post about the Manchester and Salford Women’s Trade Union Council, and covers the years 1903-1905. By 1903 the Council was an established organisation which  individuals and organisations contacted,  not just for help with organising women into … Continue reading

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Minutes of Manchester and Salford Womens TUC 1900-1902

This is the third post about my work on the MSWTUC Transcription Project. From 1900 onwards  the MSWTUC changed in many ways. Up to this point it had been involved in organising women in laundries, bookbinding, shirtmaking, fancy box making, … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch…….films about Iceland and hear some short stories from author Agust Borgpor Sverrisson. Agust has worked as a journalist, copywriter and translator and is a well-known blogger and commentator in Iceland on literature and politics. He is an acclaimed Icelandic … Continue reading

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Eva Gore- Booth: Irish feminist, political activist, poet..

Eva Gore- Booth An Image of such politics by Sonja Tiernan (Manchester University Press) ISBN 978-0-7190-8232-0 Ruth and Eddie Frow were the first people to tell me about Eva Gore- Booth and her companion and fellow activist Esther Roper. They … Continue reading

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