30 Years of Living with HIV

The 'Don't Die of Ignorance' Campaign

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An oral history project  looking at the impact of the Conservative Government's HIV prevention campaign in the 1980’s by all those involved, including those who were not expected to survive.

Number of interviews: 21 (45 hours audio recordings).

Resources: Exhibition; Documentary film; Educational materials; Website. 

In partnership with Positive East - Heritage Lottery Funded.



Discovering Phoenix and St Clements

Phoenix school and the former mental health hospital of St Clements

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Working with students from Phoenix School, Bow, we explored the history of two of Tower Hamlets' most iconic buildings: the school itself and the former mental health hospital of St Clements.

Number of interviews: 21 (45 hours audio recordings).

Resources: Exhibition; Documentary film; Educational materials; Website. 

In partnership with Phoenix School - Heritage Lottery Funded.



Black Angels from the Empire

Overseas nurses from the Caribbean

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We look at the role played by overseas nurses and doctors in filling the gaps in the National Health Service. In 1949, shortages in labour existed at all levels, with an estimated shortfall of 54,000 nurses.

Number of interviews: 10 (12 hours audio recordings).

Resources: Booklet.

In partnership with Melting Pot Redbridge - Redbridge Museum Funded.



Whipps Cross

The history of Whipps Cross hospital

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A look at the history of Whipps Cross Hospital, named in 1917 to coincide with the visit of King George V. We explore the significance of the hospital and local area within the WW1 national effort. 
Number of interviews: 3 + Vox pops (10 hours audio recordings).

Resources: Exhibition; Website. 

In partnership with Waltham Forest Council - Heritage Lottery Funded.



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