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Campaigning Collection

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Election poster, The Great Naval Eclipse

Election poster, The Great Naval Eclipse 1900 to 1910, a vote for the radicals is a vote against the British Navy. circa 1910s

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Kaisers Campaigning Car

Kaisers Campaigning Car
The Kaiser enjoying a morning tub in his new campaigning car during World War One. A typically convoluted method of transportation from W.Heath Robinson

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Demonstration in London -- Tariq Ali (b. 1943, centre), writer, journalist and filmmaker

Demonstration in London -- Tariq Ali (b. 1943, centre), writer, journalist and filmmaker, linking arms with others and walking along a road

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Suffragette Gladice Keevil Manchester

Suffragette Gladice Keevil Manchester. Gladice Keevil (1884-1959) W.S.P.U organiser campaigning at the Manchester by-election, 1907 to Keep the Liberal Out Date: 1907

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Gladstone and the Midlothian Campaign

Gladstone and the Midlothian Campaign
Sketches of four-times Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone on his tour of Midlothian during a US-style campaign which saw the elderly statesman come out of the retirement to take the ultra-Tory

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Women trying to vote at New York polling station, 1871

Women trying to vote at New York polling station, 1871
Victoria Woodhull (1838-1927), noted American feminist, with her sister Jennie Claflin, try to vote in the New York election of 1871, but are turned away

Background imageCampaigning Collection: US Election Campaign1908

US Election Campaign1908
Fierce campaigning by the two presidential nominees of 1908, William J Bryan and William Taft; Taft became the 27th president

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Margaret Wintringham during her election campaign

Margaret Wintringham during her election campaign
Margaret Wintringham (1879 - 1955), British Liberal Party politician, MP for Louth between 1921 and 1924. She was the second woman, and the first British-born woman

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Demonstration to keep Horley and Charlwood in Surrey

Demonstration to keep Horley and Charlwood in Surrey
A group of people on a demonstration in the middle of a road, holding banners and placards, determined to keep Horley and Charlwood in Surrey

Background imageCampaigning Collection: NUPE and GMBATU school meals campaign, Croydon

NUPE and GMBATU school meals campaign, Croydon
NUPE and GMBATU representatives at a press conference to launch a Save our school meals campaign in the London Borough of Croydon, 29 June 1983. Date: 1983

Background imageCampaigning Collection: NUPE members protesting against cuts, Coventry

NUPE members protesting against cuts, Coventry
Striking NUPE (National Union of Public Employees) members protesting against proposed council cuts outside Whitley Abbey Comprehensive School, Coventry, 10 November 1981. Date: 1981

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Comic postcard, Temperance speaker and audience

Comic postcard, Temperance speaker and audience Date: 20th century

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Daisy Greville, Countess of Warwick

Daisy Greville, Countess of Warwick (1861-1938), campaigning socialist and mistress of Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII). She inspired the music hall song, Daisy, Daisy

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Anti-Vietnam War demonstration in Trafalgar Square, London

Anti-Vietnam War demonstration in Trafalgar Square, London. Placards read: Black Dwarf, Axel Springer Today! Cecil King Tomorrow

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Lady Cynthia and Oswald Mosley, Smethwick, 1926

Lady Cynthia and Oswald Mosley, Smethwick, 1926
Photograph showing Lady Cynthia and Oswald Mosley campaigning in Smethwick, West Midlands, during elections in 1926. At that time Oswald Mosley was representing the Labour party. Date: 18/12/1926

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Campaign poster against scrapping trams

Campaign poster against scrapping trams - modern trams give low fares, safety and comfort Date: circa 1940s

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Socialism in Germany

Socialism in Germany
There was an increase in Socialism in the German Reichstag in 1912. The 1912 elections saw the SPD retain its position as the most voted-for party and become the largest party in the Reichstag

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Sheet of Conservative Party campaign stamps

Sheet of Conservative Party campaign stamps
A Sheet of Conservative Party Publicity Campaign Stamps - Working Together, Join Us Date: 1962

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Overseas students demonstrating over fees, London

Overseas students demonstrating over fees, London
Students from Hong Kong, studying at Queen Mary College, demonstrating outside their government's London office, December 1980

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Students demonstrating over grant offer

Students demonstrating over grant offer
Students demonstrating over a 4% grant offer, in the days when students were awarded grants rather than loans. More than 75

Background imageCampaigning Collection: NUS students demonstrating in the snow, London

NUS students demonstrating in the snow, London, 29 November 1980. Date: 1980

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Staff and students campaigning against fee increases

Staff and students campaigning against fee increases
Academic staff and students of SOAS (the School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London) campaigning against tuition fee increases. Date: 1977

Background imageCampaigning Collection: NUS President Trevor Phillips and campaigners

NUS President Trevor Phillips and campaigners
NUS President Trevor Phillips (left, b. 1953, later a writer and broadcaster) and campaigning students from the London Boroughs of Harrow and Kingston, outside the Education Department in Waterloo

Background imageCampaigning Collection: NUS President Charles Clarke and three colleagues

NUS President Charles Clarke and three colleagues
NUS President Charles Clarke (standing, b.1950, later a Labour MP and Cabinet Minister)) with NUS executive colleagues, from left to right, Alastair Stewart (b)

Background imageCampaigning Collection: NUS President Charles Clarke with two students

NUS President Charles Clarke with two students
NUS (National Union of Students) President Charles Clarke (b.1950, later a Labour MP and Cabinet Minister) with two students, Clare Weber and Paul Butler

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Children demonstrating to save school playing fields

Children demonstrating to save school playing fields
Children demonstrating to save their school playing fields, Havering, Essex. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Little girl demonstrating for nursery places, Hackney

Little girl demonstrating for nursery places, Hackney
Little girl with a placard, demonstrating for more nursery places, Hackney, London, 22 May 1978. Date: 1978

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Children and adults demonstrating against nursery cuts

Children and adults demonstrating against nursery cuts, May 1972. Date: 1972

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Children campaigning for more nursery places

Children campaigning for more nursery places, 7 July 1979. With them is the Labour MP, Neil Kinnock. As indicated on their badges, some of the children were also campaigning in 1968

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Children campaigning against nursery cuts

Children campaigning against nursery cuts
Children campaigning against cuts to nursery education, some of them wearing teeshirts which read: I Like Nursery, 7 July 1979. Date: 1979

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Child campaigning against nursery cuts, Lewes, Sussex

Child campaigning against nursery cuts, Lewes, Sussex
A child and several mothers campaigning against cuts in nursery education, Lewes, Sussex, 17 June 1980. Date: 1980

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Children campaigning against cuts in free school milk

Children campaigning against cuts in free school milk
Children campaigning against planned cuts in free school milk and other services, October 1970. Date: 1970

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Children campaigning against education cuts, Essex

Children campaigning against education cuts, Essex
Children campaigning against education cuts in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, March 1982. Their placards read: No Cuts, and I Need My Teacher. Date: 1982

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Children campaigning against education cuts, Ealing

Children campaigning against education cuts, Ealing
Children campaigning against education cuts outside Ealing Town Hall, West London, January 1980, where an anti-cuts meeting was being held about the possible closure of a local school

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Children campaigning against education cuts, Sussex

Children campaigning against education cuts, Sussex, May 1981. Their placards read: No Art, No Music = No Joy, The Unkindest Cuts, Keep Nursery School, and Save School Swimming. Date: 1981

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Children campaigning against education cuts, Bristol

Children campaigning against education cuts, Bristol
Children campaigning against education cuts, April 1977. The walkout and march from a Bristol comprehensive school was organised by the NUSS (National Union of School Students). Date: 1977

Background imageCampaigning Collection: People campaigning against cuts, Ilford, Essex

People campaigning against cuts, Ilford, Essex
People campaigning against cuts in education and social services, Ilford, Essex, 28 May 1976. Date: 1976

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Trainee teachers campaigning against education cuts

Trainee teachers campaigning against education cuts
Trainee teachers from the College of All Saints campaigning against education cuts, June 1976. Date: 1976

Background imageCampaigning Collection: People Campaigning Campaign Tory Conservative

People Campaigning Campaign Tory Conservative
people, campaigning, campaign, tory, conservative, school, schools, education, placard, placards, poster, posters, kids, 1982, 1980s, 80s, eighties, industrial, unrest, action, dennis, goy, cuts

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Members of London Peace Action campaigning

Members of London Peace Action campaigning against war toys outside a Toy and Hobby Fair at Earls Court, West London, 3 February 1981. Date: 1981

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Employment protest, Liverpool

Employment protest, Liverpool
Employment protest in Liverpool, 17 March 1979. Those taking part include Dunlop workers, Tate & Lyle workers, and members of the National Union of Seamen. Date: 1979

Background imageCampaigning Collection: British Leyland workers protesting, London

British Leyland workers protesting, London
British Leyland workers protesting during a strike, and taking part in a demonstration in London which included a march to the House of Commons

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Official picket line outside Vauxhall Motors, Dunstable

Official picket line outside Vauxhall Motors, Dunstable
Official picket line with placards outside Vauxhall Motors, Dunstable. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Building workers dispute, Lambeth, South London

Building workers dispute, Lambeth, South London, 19 July 1977. Date: 1977

Background imageCampaigning Collection: LSO musicians supporting BBC musicians, London

LSO musicians supporting BBC musicians, London
London Symphony Orchestra musicians supporting BBC musicians outside Broadcasting House, London, 27 June 1980. The strike by BBC musicians began when the BBC put forward plans to discontinue five

Background imageCampaigning Collection: Dispute Disputes Protest Protesting Industrial

Dispute Disputes Protest Protesting Industrial
dispute, disputes, protest, protesting, industrial, unrest, members, employment, campaigning, campaign, jobs, 1985, 1980s, 80s, eighties, placard, placards, british, rail, brel, worker, workers

Background imageCampaigning Collection: GEC workers campaigning, GEC Headquarters, London

GEC workers campaigning, GEC Headquarters, London
GEC workers campaigning outside the GEC Headquarters in London during a lockout from the Keith Blackman works at Tottenham, 18 March 1970. Date: 1970

Background imageCampaigning Collection: NALGO union members campaigning with placards

NALGO union members campaigning with placards
NALGO (National and Local Government Officers Association) union members, gas office and fitting staff, campaigning with placards outside the headquarters of the North Thames gas board, 14 July 1981



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