The Manchester Studies oral history collection was created by the Manchester Studies Unit at Manchester Polytechnic (now Manchester Metropolitan University) between 1974 and 1985. Funders
This oral history project was funded by the Manpower Services Commission and sponsored by Bolton Metropolitan Borough. It ran from August 1981 to January 1983.
The strange and wonderful story of the Wythenshawe Communist Party’s ‘Trial of Mary Brown’.
This year is the 100th anniversary of the Addison Act. This Housing Act enabled local authorities to build social housing, and along with subsequent Acts,