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    poster

    Identifier: 1996.291.39 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

    This is a large poster from Wartime Haddington, with a cream background with large red letters, `REST CENTRE` surrounded by a large red circle.

    Posters such as these were printed throughout Wor...

    poster

    Identifier: 1996.291.33 · Date: 1939=1945 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

    selection of posters from wartime Haddington for help in the case of an emergency ie rest centres, clean water stations and spitfire fund. "Back them Up" poster shows a depiction of an air battle a...

    respirator

    Identifier: 1997.421 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

    This is a simple respirator or gas-mask with a close fitting rubber face-piece held in position by three cloth straps. There is a plastic window above a protruding metal canister at the front, whic...

    hat

    Identifier: 1997.414.3 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

    This is an East Lothian (Haddington) Warden`s Commander`s beret. This black wool beret is made of stitched felt panels and lined with other textiles and a leather headband. The left front displays ...

    coat

    Identifier: 1997.414.1 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

    This Air Raid Warden's tunic is made from a deep navy blue coloured wool. The woven badge on the front of the jacket reads, 'C D, EAST LOTHIAN'. Above which lie a ribbon band, representative of the...

    leaflet

    Identifier: 1996.168.6.1 · Date: 1940 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

    This is a single page, cream paper with black print advertising flier. It was printed in Musselburgh by AC Gordon, for the local Fighter 'Plane Fund Committee. It records the EXHIBITION OF (A) JUNK...

    leaflet

    Identifier: 1996.168.4 · Date: 17/12/1939 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

    This is a folded cream paper leaflet with red text, printed by AC Gordon of Musselburgh. The cover lists the artistes at a CELEBRITY CONCERT supported by the Town Council. The insignia of the RED C...

    plaque

    Identifier: 1994.94 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

    plaster replica of plaque in recognition of achievement of wings in victory week

    respirator

    Identifier: 1775 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

    baby`s gas mask, brown, rubber coated cotton, metal support with plastic visor, rubber and metal air pump on side, cylindrical shaped, herringbone cotton tape round base, inside printed `AVON 5/1939`

    hat

    Identifier: 1994.157 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

    warden`s metal helmet, black iron hat with white letters on front `FAP`, oilcloth on metal frame head comforter inside, textile strap, oval shaped