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It's Monday every day of the week at Luxdon industrial laundry
It's Monday every day of the week at Luxdon industrial laundry
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This is the largest washing machine in the country in June 1979
This is the largest washing machine in the country in June 1979
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Girls at the Wycliffe Road laundry in Sunderland making sure everything gets that special
Girls at the Wycliffe Road laundry in Sunderland making sure everything gets that special
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Some hippies sitting round a campfire in May 1971
Some hippies sitting round a campfire in May 1971
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Flanked by the stone walls of Langley Castle near Haydon Bridge
Flanked by the stone walls of Langley Castle near Haydon Bridge
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This young Jamaican boy in a striped suit and soft bowler hat has come to start a new
This young Jamaican boy in a striped suit and soft bowler hat has come to start a new
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A barber cutting a mans hair in April 1972
A barber cutting a mans hair in April 1972
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These two boys in fancy dress are asking for a Penny For The Guy to get money for
These two boys in fancy dress are asking for a Penny For The Guy to get money for
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Ian Iredale of Hamsterley Crescent, Wrekenton, whirls a safe hand sparkler to show his
Ian Iredale of Hamsterley Crescent, Wrekenton, whirls a safe hand sparkler to show his
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Five year old David Selby, of East Boldon really looks all set for Guy Fawkes or Bonfire
Five year old David Selby, of East Boldon really looks all set for Guy Fawkes or Bonfire
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Stock picture of fireworks and a bonfire in Darlington in 1997
Stock picture of fireworks and a bonfire in Darlington in 1997
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Sarah Stead, aged nine, of Preston Grange, North Shields
Sarah Stead, aged nine, of Preston Grange, North Shields
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This is the largest washing machine in the country in June 1979

This is the largest washing machine in the country in June 1979.The monster with the 3, 999lb. an hour appetite for dirty clothes arrived recently at a Gateshead laundry

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1870s, 1970s, 1979, 20th Century, Industry, Laundry, Machinery, Uk Social History

The Cowgate community thought that this guy was too good to put on the bonfire in
The Cowgate community thought that this guy was too good to put on the bonfire in
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A fireworks spectacular on the River Tyne on Bonfire Night in November 1985
A fireworks spectacular on the River Tyne on Bonfire Night in November 1985
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Stock picture of a bonfire in Darlington in 1997
Stock picture of a bonfire in Darlington in 1997
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Bonfire Night celebrations on the River Tyne, Newcastle in November 1997
Bonfire Night celebrations on the River Tyne, Newcastle in November 1997
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Stock picture of a bonfire in Darlington in 1996
Stock picture of a bonfire in Darlington in 1996
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Some of the entrants in the Evening Chronicle 'Best Guys In Toon"
Some of the entrants in the Evening Chronicle "Best Guys In Toon"
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Guy Fawkes, in the shape of stunt man Dave Danzig at Washington Art Centre where Dave
Guy Fawkes, in the shape of stunt man Dave Danzig at Washington Art Centre where Dave
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This pensioner received her ration of coal during the fuel shortage in January 1972
This pensioner received her ration of coal during the fuel shortage in January 1972
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Miner Arthur Knox, 21 and his friend 23 year old Anthony Proudlock digging for coal at
Miner Arthur Knox, 21 and his friend 23 year old Anthony Proudlock digging for coal at
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Gas heaters were used in some schools during the fuel shortage in February 1972
Gas heaters were used in some schools during the fuel shortage in February 1972
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West Indian immigrants arriving at a London Terminal in 1962
West Indian immigrants arriving at a London Terminal in 1962
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One of the latest additions to the forge has been this 20 cwt
One of the latest additions to the forge has been this 20 cwt
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The Cowgate community thought that this guy was too good to put on the bonfire in Featured Image

The Cowgate community thought that this guy was too good to put on the bonfire in

The Cowgate community thought that this guy was too good to put on the bonfire in November 1986, so he was presented to Montagu School where he will be used by the children in drama lessons

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1980s, Bonfire Night, Customs, Guy Fawkes, Traditions, Uk Social History

Ronnie Metcalf operates a nibbler in a factory in 1980
Ronnie Metcalf operates a nibbler in a factory in 1980
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Some African women wearing their traditional dress in 1970
Some African women wearing their traditional dress in 1970
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Workmen playing cards during a break at Leadgate Engineering in 1972
Workmen playing cards during a break at Leadgate Engineering in 1972
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A centre especially for Asian women living in Newcastle'
A centre especially for Asian women living in Newcastle'
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The Dunlop tyre plant at Washington New town in 1981
The Dunlop tyre plant at Washington New town in 1981
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Asian girl workers at their machines in the factory of S. Levine and Co
Asian girl workers at their machines in the factory of S. Levine and Co
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A factory worker in an engineering firm in 1972
A factory worker in an engineering firm in 1972
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Haircutting under difficult circumstances in the Newcastle store of Bainbridge & Co
Haircutting under difficult circumstances in the Newcastle store of Bainbridge & Co
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Mrs. McGeorge's furniture stands outside her home in John Street
Mrs. McGeorge's furniture stands outside her home in John Street
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It was beer by candlelight in many pubs last night. And lack of light was not he only
It was beer by candlelight in many pubs last night. And lack of light was not he only
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News by candlelight and battery power. Radio Durham news reader John Pickles had to rig
News by candlelight and battery power. Radio Durham news reader John Pickles had to rig
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In the kitchen a spare car battery and a headlamp bulb give enough light to work in
In the kitchen a spare car battery and a headlamp bulb give enough light to work in
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In the kitchen a spare car battery and a headlamp bulb give enough light to work in Featured Image

In the kitchen a spare car battery and a headlamp bulb give enough light to work in

In the kitchen a spare car battery and a headlamp bulb give enough light to work in, as water for the tea is boiled in an antique copper kettle on a picnic stove during a power cut in 1970. The battery is charged when the power returns

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1970s, Battery, Electricity, Kettle, Lights, Uk Social History

The scene in The Journal newsroom during one of the power cuts in 1972
The scene in The Journal newsroom during one of the power cuts in 1972
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Not even the dog escapes the eye of the baliffs during this eviction in 1962
Not even the dog escapes the eye of the baliffs during this eviction in 1962
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Brussels Street today as furniture is moved into the street
Brussels Street today as furniture is moved into the street
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Baliffs removing furniture from a home in East Chevington in 1973
Baliffs removing furniture from a home in East Chevington in 1973
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Workmen busy at the poles erected in Shield Street, Gateshead where they are putting
Workmen busy at the poles erected in Shield Street, Gateshead where they are putting
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Mr. James Taylor maintaining essential services by emergency lighting in a pharmacy
Mr. James Taylor maintaining essential services by emergency lighting in a pharmacy
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The old method of eviction. In future landlords will have to apply to the courts for an
The old method of eviction. In future landlords will have to apply to the courts for an
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Men enjoying a drink together in a bar in South Shields in 1968
Men enjoying a drink together in a bar in South Shields in 1968
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Durham Miners Gala - Vic Feather gives his speech
Durham Miners Gala - Vic Feather gives his speech
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Durham Miners Gala - A big blow for this bandsman as he marches with his colleagues
Durham Miners Gala - A big blow for this bandsman as he marches with his colleagues
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Durham Miners Gala - Mr Harold Wilson accompanied by Vic Feather and Mr Jim Callaghan
Durham Miners Gala - Mr Harold Wilson accompanied by Vic Feather and Mr Jim Callaghan
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Durham Miners Gala - Lee Callaghan gets a ride on Fred Metcalfe's shoulders
Durham Miners Gala - Lee Callaghan gets a ride on Fred Metcalfe's shoulders
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