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Defence Notices Sent To The Press

Identifier: EL142 · Date: 1941-1952 · Author: East Lothian Archive Service

Letters sent from the Admirality Office and Ministry of Defence to the press throughout the duration of WW2. The correspondence deals with the press not including sensitive data about manufacturing...

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...

Help For Prisoners Of War For Scottish Regiments

Identifier: EL229 · Date: August 1940 · Author: East Lothian Archive Service

Small flyer appealing for food parcels and gifts for scottish prisoners of war. Gives details of Haddington treasurer

Local Food Control In Wartime

Identifier: ELCC/13/1/2 · Date: 1957-1962 · Author: East Lothian Archive Service