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American Forces soft ball team, Yarnfield

This image is from the 'Yarnfield Yank', a booklet published in 1945 to commemorate the presence of US Army personnel at transit camps in Yarnfield, near Stone during World War II.

American Red Cross, Hanley

The American Red Cross in Upper Market Square, Hanley pictured during World War II. In the late 1950s this building was the National Insurance Office, then later Cantor's furniture store. Today (2019) ...

An invitation to dine with the local volunteer corps - Hand Written Letter from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Hand-written letter from Major Williamson of the Longport Corps., inviting Enoch Wood to dinner on Wednesday 21st April 1813. It reads; Major Williamson and the officers of the Longport Corps request ...

Anglo-Zulu War Memorial, Lichfield Cathedral

Detail of the wrought iron screen commemorating the men of the 80th (South Staffordshire) Regiment who fell in the Sekukuni and Zulu Campaigns in South Africa, 1878-1879. The memorial comprises five inscribed ...

Annual Admiralty Inspection of Stoke on Trent Sea Cadet Corps

The Guard was founded by the Stone Sub Division. The Sea Cadets pictured are, from left to right: Petty Officer P.J.G Wilkins, unknown, Leading Seamen Graham Chesters, Bob Jenkins and Brian Gibbens. Looking ...

Annual General Meeting of the Manufacturers of China and Earthenware - from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

During the career of Burslem pottery manufacturer Enoch Wood (1759 - 1840), industry bosses frequently gathered to discuss pressing issues and find common solutions to particular problems that they faced. 1812: ...

Annual Inspection at RAF Stafford

Pictured are Air Vice Marshal Lowe, Wing Commander Bewley, Mr Moaks, Mrs Fell and Miss Dean during the 1960 Annual Inspection. RAF Stafford was formed 1 December 1939 following the purchase by the ...

Annual Inspection at RAF Stafford

Air Vice-Marshal Lowe during his annual inspection of the station. In this photograph he is visiting the Mechanical Recording Section. During the 1960s computerisation of the stores procedures became ...

Anson Street, Rugeley

This postcard scene is a Staffordshire County Library reprint of an old postcard. It shows the War Memorial in Anson Street looking towards the Market Square. On the left is the Palace Theatre and ...

Anson Street, Rugeley

A quiet Wednesday morning in Anson Street. On the left is the Police Station with three Police Officers in conversation by a motor-scooter parked on the road. On the right is the Post Office where two ...

Anson's Bank, Cannock Chase

A view of Anson's Bank on Cannock Chase. The triangulation pillar is on the right hand side (685 feet). Brocton Camp occupied this site during World War 1. Oil on board painting by Jake Whitehouse, ...

Anti-Slavery petition to be organised in Stoke-on-Trent - A notice from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Once Britain had outlawed the slave trade in 1804-5, a new organisation known as the African Institution tried to maintain the momentum of the anti-slavery movement. Now they called for other countries ...

ANZAC Service, Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetary, Cannock Chase

Jim Preston, a Durham Light Infantry veteran of North-west Europe, Malaya and Korea places a wreath on behalf of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade at the annual ANZAC Service held at the Commonwealth War ...

ANZAC Soldiers at Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

ANZAC was the abbreviation for the Australian & New Zealand Army Corps and was formed early in the conflict of the Great War answering the British Empire's call to arms. The Expeditionary Force originally ...

ANZAC Soldiers at Brocton Military Camp,

Group of ANZAC (New Zealand) soldiers in the snow at Brocton Camp. The ANZACs were nicknamed 'The Dinks' on the camp as they were considered to be good, honest (dinkum) soldiers. Their mascot was ...

ANZAC Soldiers at Ingestre Hall,

Five soldiers from the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, and a dog, standing in the main entrance of Ingestre Hall. The brigade was one of the last regiments to leave Brocton Camp at the end of the First World ...

AOC Parade at RAF Stafford

Pictured is the AOC's (Air Officer Commanding) Parade at RAF Stafford in 1951. The building on the right was known as the old fire picquet hut. In the background are prefabricated huts, houses on the ...

Armament Research Department, ROF Swynnerton

Portraits of staff at the Armament Research Department, Group IIH at R.O.F. Swynnerton photographed at the time of V.E. Day in May 1945. From left to right, top to bottom: W.J. Moyce, R.W. Batchelor, ...