History

Scope and Content

Press cuttings 1955-1958 re the history of retail (shop signs, photographs and descriptions of old styles of shops, 'Lipton Story' etc). Photocopy of Women workers and the Industrial Revolution' by Pinchbeck. Typed extracts and notes from: 'The Common People' by Cole and Potgate; 'The Community in Northern Ireland' by John Mogey; 'The London Tradesman' 1947 by R Campbell; 'Industry and Trade' 1920 by Alfred Marshall; 'Early Victorian England' 1934 and 'Life and Labour of the People in London' 1903 by Charles Booth; etc.