Volunteers

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Autistic Experiences in Museums

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Volunteer Sammy is an autistic person, and is passionate about helping museums understand how to be more accessible.
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Lanuvium and the Leeds Blitz

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This notebook contains lists of objects unearthed from the rubble left by the Leeds Blitz in 1941. But how did they come to be here in the first place?
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Dead Inspiring Women in Science: Rachel Carson

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Celebrate International Women's Day with the story of scientist Rachel Carson, who exposed the harmful effects of pesticides.
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Memorialising the AIDS Crisis

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LGBTQ+ communities, archives and museums are fighting to make sure that silenced queer experiences of the AIDS crisis are remembered.
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A Tale of Teazles

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Volunteer Rob teases out the fascinating history of teazles and their importance to many industries in our latest blog.
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Open Minds with the Preservative Party

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Leeds City Museum's young volunteers, the Preservative Party, have been working hard during lockdown on a new display exploring mental health.
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