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Life In The 1950s

from the Guardian

England's Lane by Joseph Connolly – review

Battersea, London in the 1950's. (I wasn't around in the 1950's, but I can remember walking along the wall, holding Mummy's hand on the way home from the shops)

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from Mail Online

Rabbis, rags and rainy Whitechapel: Stunning photos from the 1950s celebrate Jewish life in post-war East End

Buying vegetables on a rainy East End day 1952

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Queen's Diamond Jubilee: life in the 1950s

The ideal family of the 1950s....we even had a parakeet hanging on a cage stand like this one.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Frederick Wilfred's photographs of London street life

milk delivery boy on his daily rounds, London, 1950's

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Perchick's Stores, East End of London. We love shops and shopping. That's it - theretailpractice.com, www.facebook.com/shoppedinternational and www.twitter.com/shopped

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from Mail Online

A vanished Britain: 50 years ago we were a country where doors were left unlocked and children played in the street

'Nuclear family': 1950s Britain is dearly remembered by many who grew up in that era

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Hula Hoop Fortune: Pretend you have just inherited a warehouse full of hula hoops(or some other random thing). In 30 seconds, write (or brainstorm aloud) what you would do with them. Share ideas when done.

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from the Guardian

The joy of a proper picnic, rabbit poo and all

Tower Beach, 50's in London. My mum used to go there in the 1920's and 30's, I remember going there in the 60's.

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from Mail Online

The magic of Fifties suburbia when socks were darned, baths shared and kids roamed wild. Only now does Michelle Hanson appreciate what a glorious age it was to grow up in

Young and free: Children playing in 1950s Britain when 'no one seemed to be as frightened as they are now'.

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