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Background imageUk Social History Collection: Durham Miners Gala - The Easington miners lodge banner

Durham Miners Gala - The Easington miners lodge banner, draped in black arrives back in the village after being carried at Durham Miners Gala

Background imageUk Social History Collection: A group of skinheads on 27th april 1970, from left to right, John Harmeston

A group of skinheads on 27th april 1970, from left to right, John Harmeston, William Allen, John dodds and Michael Colligan

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Jean Scott with two members of the Hells Angels who had squatted in a Bensham house in

Jean Scott with two members of the Hells Angels who had squatted in a Bensham house in April 1977. The man in the centre calls himself Felix and the man at the top of the stairs is called Keys

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Durham Miners Gala - Harold Wilson and Shirley Williams share a joke

Durham Miners Gala - Harold Wilson and Shirley Williams share a joke

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Durham Miners Gala - The crowd listen to the speeches

Durham Miners Gala - The crowd listen to the speeches

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Volunteers in Newcastle General Hospital laundry. Wynn Griffiths Assistant Sector

Volunteers in Newcastle General Hospital laundry. Wynn Griffiths Assistant Sector kAdministrator and Len Key General Admin Assistant load freshly washed linen into a dryer in March 1979

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Each man for himself - prospectors at West Wylam digging for coal during the fuel

Each man for himself - prospectors at West Wylam digging for coal during the fuel shortage in February 1952

Background imageUk Social History Collection: The Harehills Tower high rise flats in Newcastle 19 July 1967

The Harehills Tower high rise flats in Newcastle 19 July 1967

Background imageUk Social History Collection: A group of skinheads who have just been evicted from the Spanish City in Whitley Bay

A group of skinheads who have just been evicted from the Spanish City in Whitley Bay on 31st May 1970

Background imageUk Social History Collection: A group of skinheads walking around the streets of Newcastle on 8th June 1972

A group of skinheads walking around the streets of Newcastle on 8th June 1972

Background imageUk Social History Collection: A group of skinheads walking through the bus station at Newcastle on 8th June 1972

A group of skinheads walking through the bus station at Newcastle on 8th June 1972. On the left is John Maughan

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Skinhead John Maughan, one of the Scotswood Aggro Boys on 8th June 1972

Skinhead John Maughan, one of the Scotswood Aggro Boys on 8th June 1972

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Steeplejack Fred Dibnah brought down the 100 foot Jameson

Steeplejack Fred Dibnah brought down the 100 foot Jamesons fireclay works chimney at Corbridge, Northumberland on 26 April 1987

Background imageUk Social History 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 imageUk Social History Collection: These members of the Black Angels gang were just heading off to Keswick to take part

These members of the Black Angels gang were just heading off to Keswick to take part the filming of the rock opera Tommy wher Mr. Ken Russell needs them for a gang fight scene in July 1974

Background imageUk Social History Collection: The Tyne and Wear Chapter of Hells Angels in November 1976

The Tyne and Wear Chapter of Hells Angels in November 1976

Background imageUk Social History Collection: The back of a jacket worn by one of the Hells Angels from the Tyne

The back of a jacket worn by one of the Hells Angels from the Tyne and Wear Chapter in November 1976

Background imageUk Social History Collection: The shop floor of George Angus in Wallsend is empty and the lathes

The shop floor of George Angus in Wallsend is empty and the lathes and presses are silent due to power blackouts in 1972

Background imageUk Social History Collection: The high rise flats at Shieldfield in Newcastle 9 September 1965

The high rise flats at Shieldfield in Newcastle 9 September 1965, with the Family Group Sculpture by J R Murray McCheyne, in the foreground

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Mill House high rise flats at Spital Tongues in Newcastle 20 September 1967

Mill House high rise flats at Spital Tongues in Newcastle 20 September 1967

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Two skinheads are led away by a policeman on 9th May 1971

Two skinheads are led away by a policeman on 9th May 1971

Background imageUk Social History Collection: The Scotswood Aggro Boys have organised a disco dance to help the handicapped

The Scotswood Aggro Boys have organised a disco dance to help the handicapped. Some of the boys who are organising the dance are, right to left, John Maughan, Ken Kay, George Potter

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Skinheads on the streets of Newcastle on 25th May 1991

Skinheads on the streets of Newcastle on 25th May 1991

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Skinheads and police at the entrance to platforms of Monkseaton Station on 31st May 1970

Skinheads and police at the entrance to platforms of Monkseaton Station on 31st May 1970

Background imageUk Social History Collection: An everyday sight in Newcastle, as the barrow boys ply their trade on 3rd August 1973

An everyday sight in Newcastle, as the barrow boys ply their trade on 3rd August 1973. thomas Quinn, right, is one of the regulars known to many shoppers

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Kathleen McElvaney was marched through the centre of Middlesbrough on 6th February 1971

Kathleen McElvaney was marched through the centre of Middlesbrough on 6th February 1971 and put in home-made stocks and pelted with flour bags. But it was all in a good cause

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Newcastle barrow boys with their licences for legal trading in the city centre on 26th

Newcastle barrow boys with their licences for legal trading in the city centre on 26th October 1981. They were celebrating after a seven year battle with Newcastle City Council

Background imageUk Social History Collection: A glimpse of the past, during the alnwick costume Fair, as local tradesman Adrian Ions

A glimpse of the past, during the alnwick costume Fair, as local tradesman Adrian Ions, in the part of a footpad, gets the treatment in the stocks as he has his beard shaved for his sins on 5th July

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Mr Doug Chapman of the Hastings Arms, Seaton Delaval in the stocks for charity on 31st

Mr Doug Chapman of the Hastings Arms, Seaton Delaval in the stocks for charity on 31st March 1986

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Spotlighted against the wintry city skyline are members of a team of steeplejacks who are

Spotlighted against the wintry city skyline are members of a team of steeplejacks who are carrying out a survey of the spire and roof of St Marys Cathedral, in Clayton Street

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Alberts Sayers with his barrow on the streets of Newcastle on 4th August 1982

Alberts Sayers with his barrow on the streets of Newcastle on 4th August 1982

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Mill House high rise flats at Spital Tongues in Newcastle 20 September 1967

Mill House high rise flats at Spital Tongues in Newcastle 20 September 1967

Background imageUk Social History Collection: The high rise flats at Cruddas Park Housing Estate in Newcastle 23 May 1972

The high rise flats at Cruddas Park Housing Estate in Newcastle 23 May 1972

Background imageUk Social History Collection: The new high rise flats under construction in Walker at the junction of Church Street

The new high rise flats under construction in Walker at the junction of Church Street and Walker Road in Newcastle 20 July 1961

Background imageUk Social History Collection: The high rise flats at Cruddas Park Housing Estate in Newcastle 12 March 1965 - the ultra

The high rise flats at Cruddas Park Housing Estate in Newcastle 12 March 1965 - the ultra modern sculture by Kenneth Ford is in the foreground

Background imageUk Social History Collection: A typical laundry in February 1970. The Washeteria on Hadrian Road, Wallsend

A typical laundry in February 1970. The Washeteria on Hadrian Road, Wallsend

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Some hippies out on the town in Newcatle in August 1967

Some hippies out on the town in Newcatle in August 1967

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Some hippies sitting round a campfire in May 1971

Some hippies sitting round a campfire in May 1971

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Teddy Boys sporting their best drapes and Brothel Creepers

Teddy Boys sporting their best drapes and Brothel Creepers, on the road to rock at the Hoffbrauhous in Waterloo Street, Newcastle in 1982

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Ronnie Metcalf operates a nibbler in a factory in 1980

Ronnie Metcalf operates a nibbler in a factory in 1980

Background imageUk Social History Collection: The Dunlop tyre plant at Washington New town in 1981

The Dunlop tyre plant at Washington New town in 1981

Background imageUk Social History Collection: A typical laundry in January 1970. The Washerteria at Bensham Road, in Gateshead

A typical laundry in January 1970. The Washerteria at Bensham Road, in Gateshead

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Derelict housing in an area of Dorothy Street, Felling, Gateshead - An adventure to

Derelict housing in an area of Dorothy Street, Felling, Gateshead - An adventure to Children finding anythig to play with even rubbish

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Bedlington Miners Picnic - 18 year old Miss Cindy Mullarkey the Picnic Queen on her float

Bedlington Miners Picnic - 18 year old Miss Cindy Mullarkey the Picnic Queen on her float

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Bedlington Miners Picnic - These girls are doing a spot of high kicking to the music of

Bedlington Miners Picnic - These girls are doing a spot of high kicking to the music of the marching bands at the annual miners picnic

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Theology graduate Susan Harwood Jones on the production line spreading cream on jam tarts

Theology graduate Susan Harwood Jones on the production line spreading cream on jam tarts in 1984

Background imageUk Social History Collection: An archaeologist at a dig at Turf Knowe in the Breamish Valley, Northumberland

An archaeologist at a dig at Turf Knowe in the Breamish Valley, Northumberland

Background imageUk Social History Collection: Archaeology student Rosie Barnes at work on the Bronze Age site near Milfield

Archaeology student Rosie Barnes at work on the Bronze Age site near Milfield. A woman with a dust pan and brush, things never change



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