08.01.2019

19thC Weaving, Buried Cheese, Home Front

Cottage Industry, Buried Cheese, and everything Home Front
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Weaving as a 19th Century Cottage Industry

Follow the weaving process from sheep to finished cloth in this new resource from Colne Valley Museum.  Explore the social and political effects of the Industrial Revolution, and  complete the picture with a resource focussing on Benjamin Gott and the largest woollen mill in the world.

Dyed Woollen Yarns

Check out the Weaving Resource Here

 

New Interactive Image

Discover life in a Victorian weaver's cottage in this multi-media resource.  Listen to the looms, watch them in action, and imagine living without heating or electricity.

 

View the Interactive Image Full Screen

 

New Workboard

From munitions workers to children collecting eggs for charity, the Home Front Workboard brings together a fascinating collection of resources focusing on life in Britain during the two World Wars.

WW1 Postcard with Poem

 Explore the Home Front Workboard Here

 

Samuel Pepys: Back by Popular Demand!

We received many requests to republish the 'Samuel Pepys and the Great Fire of London' resource. We're pleased to announce that this has been updated and is now available here. 

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Screenshot from Samuel Pepys Interactive

 Play the Interactive Here

 

Featured Collection

MyLearning hosts the Marks and Spencer's learning Collection, covering topics such as food, fashion, local history, timelines and the M&S brand.  Delve into the collection here.

St Michael News Advert Spring 1965

 Delve into the Collection Here

 

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