The Historian’s Tears: Toynbee Hall & First World War Obituaries

Last week something unusual happened to me; I cried while reading a collection of primary sources. I had come across a bundle of photocopied obituaries taken from the Toynbee Record (the institutional periodical of the university settlement house Toynbee Hall) during the First World War. I stumbled on these documents by chance. I had actually… Continue reading The Historian’s Tears: Toynbee Hall & First World War Obituaries

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