Archive for October, 2009

The Conchie

Item type: Painting Date: 1931 Description: Oil painting by Arthur W. Gay showing a conscientious objector on his way to prison, escorted by two soldiers.

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Peace News, Will There Be War Over Cuba?

Peace News, Will There Be War Over Cuba? Item type Newspaper Date 26.10.1962 Description Front page of Peace News from October 26th 1962 (Peace News has been in production since 1936). On 22nd October 1962 the President of US, John F. Kennedy, told the world that the USSR had set up missile bases on the […]

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Berlin Wall fragment

Berlin Wall fragment Item type Wall fragment Date 1989 Description After World War II Berlin was divided into British, US, French and Soviet zones of control. As relations between the former allies slipped into a Cold War, the position of Western controlled Berlin became difficult. By 1948 about one million East Germans had fled to […]

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