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Background imagePoor Collection: Liverpools old courts built in the days of the industrial revolution

Liverpools old courts built in the days of the industrial revolution, long outlived their use as a home. But although living conditions were dreadful there was often good living in the courts

Background imagePoor Collection: Children of Liverpool playing in a bomb site left since the end of the Second World war

Children of Liverpool playing in a bomb site left since the end of the Second World war. 5th August 1954

Background imagePoor Collection: Liverpool housewives seen here gossiping in the street. Women holding parcel

Liverpool housewives seen here gossiping in the street. Women holding parcel June 1962

Background imagePoor Collection: Housing slums in the Gorbals district of Glasgow where children use any materials to hand

Housing slums in the Gorbals district of Glasgow where children use any materials to hand, an old bath tub for a boat and a few sticks for oars to play the games

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum housing in Everton, Liverpool. Mrs Frances Pulford is 72 years old

Slum housing in Everton, Liverpool. Mrs Frances Pulford is 72 years old.She is emptying a bucket of washing-up water down a gutter in the street where she lives

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum housing in Everton, Liverpool. 3rd April 1960

Slum housing in Everton, Liverpool. 3rd April 1960

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum living conditions in Salford. 3rd April 1960

Slum living conditions in Salford. 3rd April 1960

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum living conditions in the north west of England. 3rd April 1960

Slum living conditions in the north west of England. 3rd April 1960

Background imagePoor Collection: The Pownall family live at Number Two Court, Dickenson Street, Oldham

The Pownall family live at Number Two Court, Dickenson Street, Oldham, in a 150 year old house. The family share one bedroom, one kitchen and one living room

Background imagePoor Collection: Blackhill, Glasgow, March 1970 Children playing in the street in the Blackhill

Blackhill, Glasgow, March 1970 Children playing in the street in the Blackhill district of Glasgow. March 1970

Background imagePoor Collection: Gerard Gardens, a tenement block in Liverpool city centre, Merseyside

Gerard Gardens, a tenement block in Liverpool city centre, Merseyside. Designed and built in the 1930s by Architect, Sir Lancelot Keay. 23th November 1973

Background imagePoor Collection: Blue Hall Housing Estate, Stockton, 29th December 1987

Blue Hall Housing Estate, Stockton, 29th December 1987

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum housing in Birmingham. Burnt out car in the alleyway behind derelict houses

Slum housing in Birmingham. Burnt out car in the alleyway behind derelict houses. 25th May 1966

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum housing in Ladywood, Birmingham. 16th July 1954

Slum housing in Ladywood, Birmingham. 16th July 1954

Background imagePoor Collection: The Noble Street flats Housing Estate in Scotswood, Newcastle

The Noble Street flats Housing Estate in Scotswood, Newcastle, which was built in the late in 1950s and demolished in the late 1970s after being blighted by social problems, vandalism

Background imagePoor Collection: Mr John McGuire points to flood damage to his kitchen. Tower Hill Estate, Kirkby

Mr John McGuire points to flood damage to his kitchen. Tower Hill Estate, Kirkby, Knowsley, Merseyside. March 1977

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum housing in Salford. Brothers of the Logan family, Thomas, 9, John, 3, and Peter 7

Slum housing in Salford. Brothers of the Logan family, Thomas, 9, John, 3, and Peter 7. 3rd April 1960

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum housing in Salford. This is an English bedroom. Left to right, Rita Logan, 11

Slum housing in Salford. This is an English bedroom. Left to right, Rita Logan, 11, her sister Margaret, 13, and brothers Thomas, 9, John, 3, and Peter 7. 3rd April 1960

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum housing in Salford. Mrs Moore and her 1 year old son Peter

Slum housing in Salford. Mrs Moore and her 1 year old son Peter. Their home has two rooms up and two rooms down. There is no bath or hot water. There is one tap

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum housing in Salford. Four year old Lyn Greenhalgh. The rubble is hers to play with

Slum housing in Salford. Four year old Lyn Greenhalgh. The rubble is hers to play with. The worn steps are hers to sit

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum housing in Salford. Seven year old Carol Moore. Paper peels from the ceiling

Slum housing in Salford. Seven year old Carol Moore. Paper peels from the ceiling and the woodwork is rotten. Her home has two rooms up and two rooms down. There is no bath or hot water

Background imagePoor Collection: A mother of No. 198 Colman Street, Hull, with her children in one bedroom. 9th July 1953

A mother of No. 198 Colman Street, Hull, with her children in one bedroom. 9th July 1953
A mother of No.198 Colman Street, Hull, with her children in one bedroom. 9th July 1953

Background imagePoor Collection: Colliery worker Spence Skillet Richardson has lived in Tenth Row

Colliery worker Spence Skillet Richardson has lived in Tenth Row, Ashington for more than 50 years. He was not the first person to find a house there, but he will certainly be the last to leave

Background imagePoor Collection: Pestalozzi Village for Children in Sedlescombe, East Sussex, 24th August 1959

Pestalozzi Village for Children in Sedlescombe, East Sussex, 24th August 1959. The community is named after eighteenth century Swiss educationalist, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi

Background imagePoor Collection: Children playing outside slum housing in Dickenson Street, Oldham. 1st June 1962

Children playing outside slum housing in Dickenson Street, Oldham. 1st June 1962

Background imagePoor Collection: Mr Sutton Pownall, a gravedigger, lives at Number Two Court, Dickenson Street, Oldham

Mr Sutton Pownall, a gravedigger, lives at Number Two Court, Dickenson Street, Oldham, with his wife Joyce and their five children in a 150 year old house

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum areas of Leicester. 18th October 1963

Slum areas of Leicester. 18th October 1963

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum housing in Salford, Greater Manchester. 30th January 1970

Slum housing in Salford, Greater Manchester. 30th January 1970

Background imagePoor Collection: Tiger Bay, Cardiff. June 1958

Tiger Bay, Cardiff. June 1958

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum housing in Donegal place, Londonderry, 13th July 1968. Pictured

Slum housing in Donegal place, Londonderry, 13th July 1968. Pictured. The Coyle family (right), who have been on Derrys council housing waiting list for 13 years & The Curran family (left)

Background imagePoor Collection: Interior view of a Liverpool terraced house showing a woman scrubbing her hands in

Interior view of a Liverpool terraced house showing a woman scrubbing her hands in the basin, Merseyside, 1962

Background imagePoor Collection: Children of Liverpool, Merseyside, playing in a bomb site left since the end of

Children of Liverpool, Merseyside, playing in a bomb site left since the end of the Second World war. 5th August 1954

Background imagePoor Collection: Vauxhall Mansion and Vauxhall Walk in Lambeth are some of the worst slum houses in London

Vauxhall Mansion and Vauxhall Walk in Lambeth are some of the worst slum houses in London, and are due for re-development. September 1953. D5812

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum housing in Birmingham. 8th August 1952. Tools and equipment provided free of charge

Slum housing in Birmingham. 8th August 1952. Tools and equipment provided free of charge by the citys Public Works Dept. will be used by nearly 100 residents living nearby to convert this bomb site

Background imagePoor Collection: Children look longingly at toys into shop window at Christmas, 16th December 1960

Children look longingly at toys into shop window at Christmas, 16th December 1960

Background imagePoor Collection: In Paddington three families share a terrace house. The two bedroom house means that one

In Paddington three families share a terrace house. The two bedroom house means that one family has to sleep in the kitchen October 1953

Background imagePoor Collection: Housing slums in the Dalmarnock district of Glasgow The deralict tenament housing

Housing slums in the Dalmarnock district of Glasgow The deralict tenament housing with its windows broken A load of washing is hung out to dry October 1963

Background imagePoor Collection: Two boys walk pass the partially demolished row of terrace houses in Blackburn May

Two boys walk pass the partially demolished row of terrace houses in Blackburn May 1987

Background imagePoor Collection: Street scene in Tijuana, Mexico - August 1977, homeless woman sitting on the pavement

Street scene in Tijuana, Mexico - August 1977, homeless woman sitting on the pavement

Background imagePoor Collection: Frail old Lady holding her handbag Old people OAP OAPs Elderly Old Lady

Frail old Lady holding her handbag Old people OAP OAPs Elderly Old Lady Sitting in A Chair Old Peoples Home Care home Worried Elderly woman poverty poor penniless Pain sad Tired frightened cold July

Background imagePoor Collection: The O Brien family standing on the front steps outside their flat in New Cross

The O Brien family standing on the front steps outside their flat in New Cross, London. September 1961

Background imagePoor Collection: Children outside their home in a poor suburb on the outskirts of Rome

Children outside their home in a poor suburb on the outskirts of Rome, Italy April 1975

Background imagePoor Collection: Two young boys on the streets smoking cigarettes in a poor suburb on the outskirts of

Two young boys on the streets smoking cigarettes in a poor suburb on the outskirts of Rome, Italy April 1975

Background imagePoor Collection: Children playing football on the streets in a poor suburb on the outskirts of Rome

Children playing football on the streets in a poor suburb on the outskirts of Rome, Italy April 1975

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum housing, Ellison Street, Liverpool. The yard at the home of Eddie

Slum housing, Ellison Street, Liverpool. The yard at the home of Eddie and Ada Jameson is two old doors - an open letter box in one - and a couple of sheets of corrugated tin

Background imagePoor Collection: Slum housing, Ellison Street, Liverpool. 1962

Slum housing, Ellison Street, Liverpool. 1962

Background imagePoor Collection: 1960s, 1962, 20th Century, Slum, House, Housing, Poor, Poverty, Home, Social Housing

1960s, 1962, 20th Century, Slum, House, Housing, Poor, Poverty, Home, Social Housing, Kitchen, Inside, Interior

Background imagePoor Collection: Collective farmers at Zarya Sotzialisma Collective farm in the Moscow region

Collective farmers at Zarya Sotzialisma Collective farm in the Moscow region, subscribe to the Second State war Loan issued by the USSR government during the Second World War



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