Ossett archive resources

A selection of images and film footage featuring Yorkshire, Wakefield and Ossett, drawn from online archives.

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A royal visit to Ossett in 1912.

Image sourced using Wakefield Museums Archive online.

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In addition to physical archives maintained by libraries and museums, the internet is a great source of content which can be easily added to Yarn stories. Here's a selection...

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Dale Street in the 1940s. Image available via the 'Twixt Aire and Calder website.

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Ossett Co-operative workers circa.1908, in an image from the osset.net website.

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This film was created by members of Ossett Academy's Filmclub.

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This 1975 drama, available through vimeo, was mostly filmed in Horbury (the story was written by an Ossett local). The setting has been artificially aged to make it appear as it might have in the 193os, when the story is set.

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Ossett Green Pierrots? Found using a Google image search.

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British Film Council Collection at http://film.britishcouncil.org/british-council-film-collection

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British Library images, like this, are available on Flickr at https://www.flickr.com/photos/britishlibrary/

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Try searching the Science Museum online archive at http://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk/

Image: Works photographic negative of cable laying, Leeds and Wakefield.

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Roundwood Gala and Ossett Procession 1961 - 65

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