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Newburn Infants 1959

What we know about this image :

 Commonwealth Day Maypole dancing Newburn Infants. Empire Day was 24th May and in 1958 became  Commonwealth Day although for many years the day was still celebrated with flags, maypole dancing, patriotism  and a half day holiday.
In 1977 the celebration was moved to March and gradually had become a celebration of diversity.

Date (of image) : 0/5/1959

Donor : Hartlepool museum service

Creator : NDM


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