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Humans of the Leeds Pals

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Discover the fascinating lives of 'Leeds Pals' Arthur Eschle, Leonard Baruxaki and Richard Dales, who joined the the 15th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment in World War One.
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Gloves: Fashion and Meaning

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From social etiquette to fashion statements, swot up on the history of gloves with curator Vanessa Jones, with objects from our Dress and Textiles collection.
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Inside the Colour Garden at Leeds Industrial Museum

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The Colour Garden at Leeds Industrial Museum helps volunteers to improve their own wellbeing by improving outdoor spaces. Catch up on how the garden's looking in this wholesome read by Chris Sharp.
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Third Class to Pandharpur

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Curator John McGoldrick tells the story of an unhappy traveller on the Basri Light Railway in India, on a pilgrimage in the 1930s. Find out how Leeds Forge Company was to blame...
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Make your own Museum Window

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Join people across Leeds creating their own Museum Windows for themselves and others to enjoy. Help Leeds City Museum collect new Leeds stories!
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Smallpox and Temple Newsam

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Discover the history of smallpox in this blog from Josh Turner, including how one unlucky Viscount of Temple Newsam contracted it in the 1700s.

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