Monthly Archives: March 2011

Irish peat diggers

Rare 1920’s footage of Irish peat diggers

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Arab chiefs visit Britain

A party of Arab dignitaries visit a television studio in London.

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Turkish tradesmen

1925 story about tradesmen in Turkey

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20s fur fashions

Clip of fur coats being modelled, I love the cut of those clothes!!

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Flapper Girls

Shots of women’s lives in the 1920s

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Toothbrush drill

Children brush their teeth in time to music in 1919

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Hop pickers

A family group pick hops in Paddock Wood, Kent

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Warm summer

Great footage of people enjoying warm weather at Chiswick open air baths in 1919.

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Sainsburys in 1918

Some amazing footage of one of the first branches of Sainsburys in 1918 showing the vintage store layout, fittings and products, this is really interesting historical consumer footage

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Shell-shock recovery

Some quite harrowing footage of soldiers recovering from shell-shock during WWI

 

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