Home Front Legacy 1914-18 group

About the group Please help us identify sites and structures that bear testimony to the First World War’s impact on the UK's towns, villages, cities and countryside.

Created 8 January 2014

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Group members
Hefin Meara (Group Leader)
Joined 25 September 2012
Britain from Above
Joined 15 August 2011
Sandra Brauer
Joined 11 May 2012

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Title Description Resource(s) Type
01 Getting Started

Step-by-step guide explaining how to participate in the activity

02 What We Are Looking For

Introduction to various types of First World War-related sites likely to feature in the Aerofilms collection

03 First World War Thesaurus

List of keywords for image tagging, specifically designed for documentation of the First World War features

04 Introduction to EH Thesaurus Usage

Basic principles of using the thesaurus (keyword list), and explanation of common thesaurus abbreviations

05 Thesaurus Appendices

Detailed explanation of thesaurus (keyword list) usage and functions

06 Research Sources – National Factories

Background information on national factories supporting the First World War effort

07 Research Sources – Munitions Factories

List of First World War munitions factories

08 Research Sources – Unlocated Munitions Factories

List of unlocated First World War munitions factories

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Gallery nameDescriptionItems
National FactoriesNational Factories were created to manufacture aeroplanes, machine guns, explosives and shells under government control.12
HospitalsIncluding existing military hospitals, Terratorial Force general hospitals, war hospitals, auxiliary, private, specialist and convalescence hospitals.8
Home FrontShows the lasting impact on everyday life13
DefenceDefensive structures designed to protect Britain from enemy attack.12

All images in group

HIstoric England
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
Heritage Lottery Fund
Foyle Foundation