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Newspapers relating to the General Strike, 1926-05-09 - 1926-05-14

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PRESS 5/3/11

Scope and Contents

The newspapers are: Daily Mirror, Daily Graphic, The Star, The British Worker, Yorkshire Post, Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard, Daily Mail, Daily Chronicle, and Special London News. Includes a photograph of 'Cambridge undergraduates dealing with the foreign mail at Dover.' The strike was relevant to the Press, and the Daily Mail of 14 May states 'The master printers are re-engaging their men as and when they can, but are offering only day to day contracts pending a national settlement in the printing industry. The Typographical Association (printers and compositors) has ordered its men to resume work.'


  • Creation: 1926-05-09 - 1926-05-14


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1 file(s) (1 file) : paper

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

These items are extremely fragile.

Finding aid date

2020-01-30 16:37:41+00:00

Repository Details

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