Woman discovers rare photo of her mother in 1960s on E&S archive

Posted Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by Chris Leggett under News Uncategorized

Sisters Wendy Chater and Jane Lloyd, from Netherton, with the photo of their mother Alice Griffiths, who was a chainmaker in their hometown from the 1960s through to the 1980s and was in a photo at work, which ended up in the E&S digital archive

A woman has snapped up a rare photo of her mother at work in the 1960s for a chainmakers after spotting it on the Express & Star’s archive website.

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Picture archive has been labour of love for partners

Posted Friday, March 8, 2019 by admin under News

Brian Lester, Scott Knight, Sue Beardsmore, Heidi McIntosh, Chris Leggett and Dave Bagnall

From late relatives to lost landmarks, Black Country residents have been enjoying a trip back in time using the Express & Star Photo Archive.

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More than 2,000 users visit archive website in first 24 hours

Posted Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by Chris Leggett under News

Men axed when British Steel closed the Bilston works celebrate passing a welding test after retraining with Tony Rook, right, in Wolverhampton. Read more on this image here

Web users flocked to the new Express & Star photo archive website when the resource went live for free to the public.

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