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General Strike, 1926-05 - 1926-06
Includes: letter from LSA to his constituency (Sparkbrook, Birmingham [Warwickshire]), explaining why he could not leave London, and putting the Government position on the strike; issue of the British Gazette; issue of the Birmingham Central strike bulletin; issues of Punch, produced during and after the strike; Conservative and Unionist Central Office hints for speakers on the strike.
Newspapers published during the General Strike, 1926
Includes newspapers published during the General Strike.
Copies of The Evening Standard, Evening Gazette, and Evening News all published during the General Strike, 1926-05-08 - 1926-05-11
Portfolio of newspapers from the General Strike, 1926-05
Includes the Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Daily Express, Daily Mirror and Sunday Pictorial, with a copy of King George V's message to the nation, issued after the end of the strike.
["The General Strike"], 1937
Draft proof of an article by WSC on the General Strike including: the railway strikes of 1911 and 1919; liaison with the Trade Unions; his decisions and concerns as Chancellor of the Exchequer; the Royal Commission; Ernest Bevin, Ramsay Macdonald and the Trade Union Congress; the press; Government organisation for the transport and distribution of food; the British Gazette and the end of the strike. Typescript proofs annotated with amendments and corrections in black ink by WSC.
Interview with Fred Ravey regarding the miners' strike of 1926, 1991 - 1992
The records include records (transcripts, video and audio tapes) of interviews with people regarding their (or their relatives') personal recollections of Sir Winston Churchill or their experiences of events related to Sir Winston's career (e.g. the bombing of Dresden). There are also files of transcripts of Sir Martin Gilbert's 'pieces to camera'.
Official: Cabinet: General Strike., 01 May 1926 - 17 Jun 1926
Public and political: newspapers relating to the General Strike., May 1926
Article by Kenneth Headlam-Morley on the miners’ strike and pit conditions in Durham, 1926-08
(Untitled), 05 May 1926 - 13 May 1926
Souvenir volume of the British Gazette in miniature comprising facsimiles of all editions of the British Gazette covering the period of the General Strike and giving information about the government's actions to counteract the strike. Printed.
Memorandum from WSC to Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury] and Sir Russell Scott [Controller, Treasury], 22 Feb 1927
Memorandum from WSC on the proposed Trade Unions bill and the Civil Service, commenting "Everyone knows that efforts were made to get the Civil Service to strike" during the General Strike. Typescript.
Official: Cabinet: Supply and Transport Committee: conclusions 11 - 34., 29 Apr 1926 - 27 Jul 1927
Subjects include: the support of civil power during the General Strike; emergency mobilisation; the emergency electricity and food supply; special constables; emergency fuel supplies; dock arrangements; picketing; volunteer labour; coal imports; a review of Emergency Organisation after the General Strike.
Public and Political: General: The British Gazette: souvenirs., 05 May 1926 - 13 May 1926
Includes a souvenir volume of the British Gazette published during the General Strike and a photograph of a luncheon of those involved in publishing the newspaper.
Photograph of a luncheon party attended by those involved in the publication of the British Gazette [during the General Strike] including WSC. Annotated on the reverse "Miss [Clarice] Fisher to keep (British Gazette luncheon)".
"Misleading statements as to the breakdown", May 1926
Paper on beliefs about the causes of the General Strike including: the closing of the "Daily Mail" and other threats to newspapers; lookout notices issued by coal owners; and on the need for the government to issue information in printed form and through using trained speakers. Carbon typescript with manuscript additions, annotated "Keep". In file of papers labelled "Various reports issued during Strike".
"Memorandum of facts with regard to the coal dispute", May 1926
Paper on the "rights and wrongs" of the coal dispute which led to the General Strike on subjects including: slump in trade in coal; subsidy of miners' wages; report of the Coal Commission and reaction of the miners; attitude of the coal owners; failure of negotiations; and rates of pay for miners. Typescript. In file of papers labelled "Various reports issued during Strike".
Official: Cabinet: papers 170 - 200., 17 May 1922 - 15 May 1926
(Untitled), 10 Jun 1927
Letter from WSC to H A Gwynne on the award of honours to printers and others who worked on the "British Gazette" during the General Strike and WSC's memories of the strike. Typescript copy.
"Russian Money", 11 Jun 1926
Memorandum by the Home Secretary, Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], on the influx of Soviet money and State companies into London. Subjects covered include: possible expulsion of the Russian embassy and state institutions because of actions during the General Strike and prevention of influx of money from the Soviet Union; political and financial connections between the Communist Party and Trade Unions in Great Britain. Typescript with pencil annotations.
John Black Atkins (1871-1954), 1926-05-08
Material relating to those with a surname beginning 'A'.
General files on political issues, 1924-04 - 1948-08
Budget Statement, 11 Apr 1927
Print of WSC's Budget statement on the effects of the General Strike and coal dispute, revenue (1926-1927) and expenditure (1926-1928), post-war Government departments, the National Debt, war debts, the sinking fund, simplification of income tax, tax evasion, indirect taxation, the McKenna Duties, wine and tobacco duties, the Road Fund and beer duties.
(Untitled), 08 May 1926
Letter from Felix Rose (Reform Club, Pall Mall, [London]) to [WSC] suggesting that Sir John Simon's speech on the unlawfulness of the General Strike be posted on hoardings, and offering his services to carry out this task.
(Untitled), 07 May 1926
Letter from J Y Simpson (25 Chester Street, Edinburgh, [Scotland]) to WSC advocating the production and distribution of a leaflet shortly stating the case against the General Strike.
(Untitled), 07 May 1926
Edition of the "Times" with editorial and reports on the General Strike.
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