Jarrow Ladies Fire Brigade, 1916

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When: 01 January 1916

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A postcard of the Jarrow Ladies Fire Brigade taken during the First World War in 1916 (TWAM ref. 5625).

The postcard is unused.

This set celebrates the many postcards in our collections. The people, places and events they show can give us an insight into the past, documenting the landscape, the fashions, the way we lived. Some postcards are unused but others tell us something about the people who bought them, through the messages they wrote. They can give us a fascinating glimpse into people’s lives.

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    Andy Millican

    • 03/Apr/2017 18:09:07

    That's fantastic.