Archive for July, 2015

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Object of the month – Silver Crane from Hiroshima

Object of the month: Sliver Crane from Hiroshima  The Object: August’s Object of the Month is a small silver model of a crane made from paper-type art clay, which is only a few centimeters long and just over six centimeters wide, and sits in a small box in our archive. The image of the crane […]

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Hiroshima Day Event Success

Bradford Hiroshima Day – August 6th On Thursday 6th August in commemoration of the 70 year anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima the museum held a joint event with Yorkshire CND. The event remembered those 80,000 civilians whose lives were abruptly taken on that fateful day in […]

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The Peace Museum Summer Newsletter 2015

The summer newsletter contains a summary of 2014 and news and events from the first six months of 2015. It can contain exciting updates regarding our Choices Then and Now project, news of our exhibitions and information on the funding situation. Download the newsletter here: The Peace Museum Summer Newsletter 2015 Should you wish to receive […]

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Recent Events and Updates!

We have had a very busy month here at the Museum, with visitors, group visits and outreach events. Here is a quick summary: Bradford Armed Forces Day The Peace Museum team participated in the Bradford Armed Forces Day event on Saturday 27th June. We held a stall next to the Armed Forces Community Covenant who […]

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Object of the Month – The Kindertransport Case

Object of the Month: Axel Landmann’s Kindertransport Suitcase The Object: Brown fibreboard suitcases may seem unexceptional as many readers and visitors may have owned one of their own, but this 1930s suitcase is an artefact of one of history’s finest rescue missions.  It was carried by a nine year old boy named Axel Landmann in […]

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