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First World War

old portrait photo of a soldier in uniform and his wife

Gunner Albert James and his wife Ethel © Dr Ray Costello

Reflecting on Liverpool's Home Front

23 July 2014 to 12 July 2015

Free entry

This exhibition explores some of the lesser-known stories of the First World War. Did everyone rush to support the war effort? Was every woman empowered by her war-time experience? Just how generous were Liverpool citizens?

A special display will feature the experience of Black servicemen and their families. The Heritage Lottery Fund supported a recent museum collecting project to uncover this untold story. 

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