A newsletter “Socialist Organiser -Miners Strike Bulletin” 11th-17th February from the Miners Strike in the UK in 1985. It gives details of forthcoming strike action and other pieces about the miners struggle.
“Easter Week 1916” from the April 1936 edition of “The Labour Monthly” reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of the Easter Rising. March 26, 2015
From The April 1936 edition of “The Labour Monthly” (a magazine associated with The Communist Party of Great Britain) an article reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of the Easter Rising. The article “Easter Week 1916” was written by Pat Devine (Info on him here). As it is a good few pages long I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf. Click Here for “Easter Week 1916” or on the image to launch it in pdf.
Interesting item this illustrating the many international ties many of the Irish political parties had and still have. A “Medical Kits for S.W.A.P.O.” Collection sheet from Sinn Fein The Workers’ Party.
SWAPO being the South West African People’s Organisation who were fighting for independence for what is now Namibia.
Leaflet from Winston Churchill- 1950 UK General Election. February 22, 2013
Thought this might be of interest, given that its a nice bit of history. (Its up on ebay at the minute) A 1950 General Election leaflet from Winston Churchill.
A selection of US World War One posters October 15, 2012
From 1917 “A Message to the electors of East Clare from the people of Limerick… Vote for Eamonn De Valera” August 8, 2012
Two wonderful leaflets for Eamon De Valera from the 1917 East Clare by election. One “A Message to the electors of East Clare from the people of Limerick” and the other “Dr O’Dwyer at Limerick 14th Sept., 1916”. De Valera defeated Patrick Lynch to win the seat. (telegram sent by De Valera to his wife with the result)
Via the Limerick City Museum Site …. (credit to Brian Hodkinson, Museum Curator) Many Thanks.