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Last updated:14 June 2018

Objects of the Month 2018

Every month someone from the Library chooses an interesting object, book or document from the Library collection, which is displayed in the hall of the Library. Here are a selection from 2018. Click on the links to see more information.

January  Graphic books

Red Rosa illustrationHighlighting an interesting new line of acquisitions - graphic books on a political theme, where the focus of a book is at least as much on its visual appeal as on its words.




April   Marking Workers’ Memorial Day on 28 April

Workers Memorial Day logoWe focused on the volunteer rescue brigades who put their own lives at risk after the numerous disasters which blighted British coal mines in the past.


May The Tool, a suffrage pamphlet

The Tool leafletWritten in the early 20th century, this leaflet was published to persuade and convince the working class women of Britain to support the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies campaign for the right to vote.