This film follows two deaf children who spend a day with the Lord Mayor of York. They visit many sites around the city including the Castle Museum, the Chapter House, and the Mansion House as well as taking a tour of the city walls.
This is a film showing the send-off for the Lord Mayor of York on a visit to the US in 1950.
A documentary about the historic city of York, this film highlights many of the famous sites of the city including the York Minster, the Castle Museum and Clifford's Tower. Footage is also included of a Civic Pride Festival.
Made by Bradford University, this film is a record of the installation of Harold Wilson as the first Chancellor of the University. A running commentary accompanies the film.
Made by Bradford University, this film documents the opening of their new Library, named after J B Priestly. Priestly himself performs the opening along with the Chancellor Harold Wilson.
Made by Bradford University, this film documents the opening of the first building for the University Of Bradford by the first Chancellor, the Rt.Hon. Harold Wilson on 11th June, 1965. The film is accompanied by a narration by Richard Baker.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a trip of the Junior Chamber of Commerce to New York. The film includes scenes of New York City as well as international members of Chamber of Commerce.
A film from the Ibberson family collection, this film documents some of the events and activities of the Sheffield Junior Chamber of Commerce including the opening of Blackburn Meadows Power Station in 1933.
Part of the Ibberson collection, the following film documents a trip Mr. Ibberson made with his father to Germany in 1932. The film contains scenic footage of pre-war Germany as well as campaign signs for the Nazi and Communist parties.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents events which took place in 1955 including the launch of the S.S. 'Stanvac Australia' at Clydebank as well as the Whit Monday celebrations in Sheffield.
Part of the Ibberson family collection, this film shows a series of events which took place in 1955 including various civic ceremonies. The film is made up of a combination of black and white and colour footage.
This film is a BBC interview between Lord Kagan and Cliff Michelmore. Joseph Kagan was a Lithuanian-British industrialist and the founder of Kagan Textiles, of Elland, which made raincoats from the waterproof Gannex fabric he had invented.
This film takes a closer look at the canvassing techniques for the Conservative Party following their loss of post-war General Election. The film was produced by British Films for the Conservative and Unionist Films Association.
This film is an introduction into the work of The Swinton Conservative College in Masham, North Yorkshire. It is directed and photographed by A. B. Sinclair and R. Brian Baird.
This is one of several films made by John Turner, a young filmmaker who captured life in Hull after the Second World War during a time of great social change. The film includes footage of the terraced housing of Hull which was badly damaged by the wartime bombing, and many times children can be seen playing on these derelict sites. The film also includes scenes of a church procession, a hunting party in Driffield, teenagers in Pearson Park, and people shopping in Hull city centre.
Originally organized in the 1920s, the Woodcraft Folk is an educational movement for young people. Its aim is to develop self-confidence and activity in society through equality, friendship, peace, and co-operation. This documentary focuses on the organization, its history and values, and specifically children from around the world who have gathered at the international camp at Normanby Hall, located near Scunthorpe, South Humberside.
This film, Gaumont Graphic 747, briefly documents the opening of the first National Food Kitchen in York on Monday, 20th May, 1918.
Made by Leeds Movie Maker member Fred Wells, this is a film which documents the demolition of the Quarry Hill Flats and Westgate International Swimming Pool in Leeds. The commentary explains the reason for the demolition but also questions the Council's decision for these particular renovations.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. This film features a family holiday to the Lake District including many good views of the popular area.
This documentary addresses the changes taking place in the small village of Berry Brow located in the Kirklees area of Huddersfield. The village is amidst a huge change where the traditional terraced houses are being knocked down to make way for the tower blocks of the future, creating the “new” Berry Brow.
This is the first part of the film 'Lord Mayor's Procession York' held in York in 1970. The procession is filmed as it passes along Micklegate.
This is the second part of the film 'Lord Mayor's Procession York'.
This is the third part of the film 'Lord Mayor's Procession York'.
This is a film of the 'Lord Mayor's Procession York' held in York in 1971. The procession is filmed as it passes along Micklegate.
Made by Cawood Filmmakers in 1972, this film records the last of the Bradford Trolley Busses. The commentary was added in 1978, and the sound is a mixture of oral histories of the Trolley Buses and recordings from Speeches made at the time.