Reporting the General Strike: Contemporary accounts of “The Nine Day Wonder”

A fascinating resource from the University of Warwick’s Modern Records Centre:

Contemporary accounts

Read more than 450 documents relating to the 1926 General Strike, including strike bulletins, transcripts of radio broadcasts and internal reports produced by the strike co-ordinator, the Trades Union Congress.

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Find out what has been digitised

The strike in pictures

A General Strike photograph album

25 press photos of the General Strike

Henry Sara’s lantern slides

95 slides for an illustrated talk on the General Strike (compiled in 1930s)

Strike events

The General Strike day-by-day

Key events before, during and after the strike

General Strike map of Britain

Interactive map which links to local strike documents

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