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“A riot is the language of the unheard”
Research Themes Supported
Hull History Centre holds large numbers of collections on subjects related to politics and protest. Such collections can aid research into many areas including:
- Political Parties
- Labour Movement
- Co-operative Movement
- Student Activism
- Political Campaign Groups
- Civil Rights
- Miscarriages of Justice
- Peace Movement
- Animal Rights
- Policing and Protest Suppression
- Trade Unionism
Politics and protest records commonly include campaign publicity, correspondence, diaries, photographs, reports, press cuttings, publications, minutes, annual reports.
The following PDF contains a list of HHC collections that may be useful to researchers interested in various aspects of politics and protest.
The following material may also be useful when researching this area:
- Local newspapers, available on microfilm or via the British Newspaper Archive Online – major political events and issues are usually commented on in newspapers, which also often contain interviews with notable individuals and representatives.