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  1. David Govier, Archives+ Heritage Collection Manager, talks about the new Archives+ partnership at Manchester Central Library.

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  2. David Govier, Archives+ Heritage Collection Manager, talks about the new exhibition space for the Archives+ partnership at Manchester Central Library.

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  3. Horses played a crucial role in the First World War, and millions were deployed with troops on the battlefronts and behind the lines. Here are some of them in action from the North West Film Archive collection. This short film was created to mark the return of the NT production of War Horse to The Lowry; and War Horse Close Up when Joey visits Manchester Central Library and Archives+ on 26th July.

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  4. Scenes from the first Alexandra Park Pageant, 27 June 1970 on a rainy day in Moss Side. Views of the procession through the park, a five-a-side football match, and Irish and Morris dancing demonstrations. A fashion show featuring traditional Indian dress is held in one of the marquees.

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  5. Former resident Kevin Gallagher shares his memories of an area of Miles Platting, Manchester, known as the 'Tripe Colony', that was demolished in 1994. Includes shots of deserted streets, boarded up windows and derelict buildings.

    Source
    Film Number: 1983
    Title: The Tripe Colony
    Producer: Mark Westcott
    Date: 1994
    colour, sound, 4m 30s
    North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University

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Archives+ offers an exciting, purpose-built showcase and repository for the region’s archives and family history. Located in Manchester’s magnificent Central Library, this new partnership builds on the appetite and demand for accessible community history…


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Archives+ offers an exciting, purpose-built showcase and repository for the region’s archives and family history. Located in Manchester’s magnificent Central Library, this new partnership builds on the appetite and demand for accessible community history and personal heritage, making it easier than ever before to find what you're looking for under one roof. archivesplus.org

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