The Devil’s Porridge Museum have recently embarked on an ambitious new project called ‘The Miracle Workers Research Project’, which aims to find out more about the 30,000 individuals involved at HM Factory Gretna during the First World War. Research Assistant Laura Noakes tells us more in this guest blog post.
In this guest post Dr Diana Wilkins tells us about the stories uncovered as part of the project Shalom Sussex: The Jewish Community in WW1, for which she was the research co-ordinator.
This guest blog post by Sarah Gambell, a PhD candidate at the University of Glasgow, reflects upon the importance of the 'Mapping the Centenary' database amidst the challenges of long-term digital preservation.
This guest blog post by Dr Ann-Marie Foster, a historian based at Queen's University Belfast, reflects on the value of our 'Mapping the Centenary' database and portal to future academic researchers.
This month marks the 105th anniversary of the tragic and untimely death of Nurse Caroline Maud Edwards during the First World War. In this guest blog post, SSN member and author Andrew Hemmings shares her story.
In the second article of the 14-18 NOW Project series, I explore the range of 'legacies' created by the Nissen Hut.
SSN member and archivist Heather Needham provides advice on researching local war memorials, based on her work at Hampshire Archives and Local Studies.
SSN member Tayler Cresswell shares details of a project working with young people, to explore women’s experiences of the First World War and how the War affected their mental health.
What relevance do the 14-18 NOW projects have after the centenary? Through monthly project spotlights, I intend to find out.
The chance find of an evocative photograph launched SSN member and researcher Dr Frances Hurd on a quest, to trace the lives and deaths of ten men and their family before and after the First World War.