Northern England and Scotland

Durham County Record Office

A group of Second World War soldiers wearing protective hats and holding weapons

Image credit: Durham County Record Office and the Trustees of the former Durham Light Infantry

As part of a programme of events to mark Victory in Europe (VE) Day 75, Durham County Record Office developed online exhibitions and home-learning resources using content from their recent Archives Revealed and AMOT-funded project, The Durham Light Infantry: a whole new story

Highland Archive Service

A collage including photographs from the Learn with Lorna sessions and images of records

Image credit: High Life Highland

The Highland Archive Service created Learn with Lorna, a series of short films to engage with audiences remotely. Originally created as home-schooling resources, the films rapidly grew in popularity and have now been viewed over 100,000 times.

Manchester Together Archive

A drawer of football shirts in the archive

Image credit: Manchester Together Archive, Manchester Art Gallery

The Manchester Together Archive has worked with volunteers to catalogue and digitise items that were left at spontaneous memorials following the Manchester attack in 2017. This partnership project between Manchester Art Gallery, Archives+ and the University of Manchester was supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

North West Sound Heritage

A monotone collage of cassettes, scissors and other tools with handwriting around it

Image caption: Siân Williams, Unlocking Our Sound Heritage Digitisation Manager, Archives+

North West Sound Heritage created a series of downloadable training guides on digitising audio formats at home, including zines on audio cassettes and CDs. The Unlocking Our Sound Heritage project is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Sheffield City Archives

A group of men on rollerskates, one row standing, another sitting in front

Image credit: Sheffield City Archives

Sheffield City Archives purchased a collection of over 2000 photographic images following a crowdfunding project together with the generous support of the J.G. Graves Trust. The images were digitised by volunteers and uploaded to the services’ online image library.

Tyne & Wear Archives

A black and white photograph of men outside a synagogue, some wearing top hats and others in religious garments

Image credit: Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (ref: DF.GRA/1/3)

Jointly run by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and Newcastle Libraries, the Lahav Jewish Heritage Project has been set up to collect, preserve and celebrate the rich history of the Jewish community in Tyne & Wear and North East England.

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