Markham Colliery, Mining
Markham Colliery near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England. A smiling coal miner stands in front of a production table notice, which states target, and actual outputs. It was here, on July 31, 1973, that 18 coal miners lost their lives and a further 11 were seriously injured when a descending cage carrying the men to the pit face failed to slow down as it approached the bottom of the mine shaft.
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WW1 poster, United War Work Campaign
Poster, United We Serve, United War Work Campaign, fundraising by a group of charities: YMCA, YWCA, National Catholic War Council, Jewish Welfare Board, War Camp Community Service, American Library Association and Salvation Army, seeking to raise over 170 million dollars.
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WW1 - Zeppelins raiding over Paris, France, 1915
WW1 - An illustration depicting the terror of zeppelins dominating the sky in an air raid at night over Paris, France. Searchlights beam from the city below, marking the zeppelins. The city defends itself by trying to gun-down their attackers using ground-based artillery. Quick-firing explosions light up the sky and surround the enemy. Date: 1915
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