Projects & Partnerships

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Transcribing the Past

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Volunteers share their experience working on the transcription of a notebook, found in the rubble of Leeds City Museum after the Leeds Blitz of 1941.
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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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West Yorkshire’s Local Authority Museums: Supporting the West Yorkshire Economy

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New figures show that last year, West Yorkshire’s local authority museum services were visited by 2,068,137 people and contributed nearly £39 million to the regional economy. Thanks to their use of local services, our museums also…
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Dead Inspiring: Insect collections and empowering young scientists

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Our Dead Inspiring project will inspire a new generation of female scientists and conservationists, and show that entomology is a subject for everyone to be a part of.
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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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