Disinfestation of furniture taken from houses on Paradise Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1930 - 1938 (c.)

Description:This photograph shows the disinfestation of some of the furniture that moved with the residents of Paradise Street to Beattie Avenue in the 1930s. The cramped, rundown terraced houses of Paradise Street were a breeding ground for infection and disease therefore before furniture was moved into the new council houses on Beattie Avenue it was thoroughly cleaned to avoid the spread of infection and disease. The men doing the cleaning must have been using very strong or hazardous chemicals as the man on the left feels it necessary to wear a gas mask.


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1830s
View of Newcastle-under-Lyme from Clayton fields
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1850s
Sewer map of Newcastle-under-Lyme
Sewer map of Newcastle-under-Lyme

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1930s
Paradise Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Paradise Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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1940s
Paradise street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Paradise street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This removal from Paradise Street was one of the many slum clearances that took ...

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Donor ref:PA 75 (22/23150)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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