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Gandhi and Indian independence
These British Library documents and photographs from the 1920s onwards demonstrate the gathering pace of Mahatma Gandhi's movement for Indian independence.
Greater London Council press releases
The Greater London Council (GLC) was established in 1965 and abolished in 1986. These press releases dating from the 1970s show the council's concern for migrant communities and the difficulties they faced in a city which, as one press release says 'has welcomed and absorbed thousands of people from other countries' (GLC/DG/PRB/35/027/0279).
GLC press releases, 1970-1979
GLC press releases, 1980-1982
GLC press releases, 1983-1984
GLC press releases, 1985-1986
Greater London Council posters
These posters from the former GLC show the huge range of cultural and educational events available in London in the 1970s and 1980s.
Do not feel disappointed if you do not find exactly what you are looking for because these are only examples of what you could find. Feel free to have a go and search the Catalogue for yourself ... this is only the tip of the iceberg!
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