The Holiday Fellowship, 1947 – 1948

Fragment: Photograph album with 50 photographs recording two holidays organised by the Holiday Fellowship during 1947-48. The Holiday Fellowship was founded in 1912 by the Congregationalist minister and social reformer, Thomas Arthur Leonard, to counter the flow of working people to such commercialised seaside resorts as Blackpool, by providing the …

Home-Finding in the 1930s

Fragments: The Manchester and Salford edition of The Homefinder, Number 34, March 1938; guide to the 8th Daily Dispatch ‘Brighter Home Exhibition‘, March – April 1933; Manchester Old and New, September 1933 In the Britain of the 1930s there evolved an almost perfect match between the socially aspiring sectors of …