Notebook of Poetry on Strikes

YKSMM: 1999.712
1926 Strike

This paper-backed notebook contains handwritten poetry by Lily Armitage about the 1926 Miners’ Strike and the Conservative Government during the 1980s.

Lily’s father was a miner and was married to a miner. Her poetry reflected the strikes and the feelings within the mining community.

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