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Collecting the Periphery - Part 4

Posted by Brian Wolfe in News From the Home Office. , 07 July 2014 · 0 views

Collecting the Periphery – Part 4
 
In February 2012 I started on a series of blogs dealing with the collecting of items that didn’t really fall within the usual collecting parameters of military yet where on the fringe, or periphery, of that field.  Originally I thought to begin with The London County Council (LCC) School Attendan...


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