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Film and Radio Clips
Home Front and Wartime
Gas Masks A selection of film and radio clips on the Scottish experience of 20th Century conflict. See Glasgow's preparations for gas attack in Gas Wash, watch the Home Guard in action, or go to the full menu.More Visit our forum on this topic
Transport and Travel
Tram Travel back in time with our selection of clips from the world of trains, planes, trams, boats and puffers. Tour the Isle of Bute by bus, and listen to the memories of some cheeky Fife clippies. Go to the full menu.More Visit our forum on this topic
Emergency services
Ambulance Your life was in their hands, so take a look back at the work of Scotland's emergency services. Investigate training methods at the Police Academy, see what happens when a call is placed with the fire brigade, or browse the full menu.More Visit our forum on this topic
Rural Life
Ploughing Find out how country life has changed throughout the 20th Century with this selection of films. From tattie picking and life on the croft, to the hardships of working life on a country estate. Go to the full menu.More Visit our forum on this topic
Food and Drink
Dumplings Discover how attitudes to food and drink have changed over the past hundred years. Learn the facts about drink from 1977 or get some healthy advice from The Nutrition Film, from 1940. Follow the arrow for the full menu.More Visit our forum on this topic
Home Life
Fashion Show A selection of film and radio clips on Scottish Home Life throughout the 20th Century. Sample this fashionable clip from A Quick Look Round, spend A Day in the Home or visit the full menu.More Visit our forum on this topic
Childhood and Schooldays
Eleven Plus Remember the ordeal of the 11+ exams? Re-live the street games you used to play, and or search the archive from the menu.More Visit our forum on this topic
Work
Hunger March Listen to the memories of those who took part in the hunger marches during the Great Depression, or watch footage of the very early days of Glasgow transport. More Visit our forum on this topic
Living and Loving
Woman feeding baby Hear Scottish women talk about the arrival of The Pill, and its impact on their lives. Watch a Braemar wedding from 1948. More Visit our forum on this topic
Health
Doctor examining Child Take a look at neo-natal care in the 1930s, or watch a fascinating interview with Kenneth Robertson, the Hebrides' first surgeon. More Visit our forum on this topic
Holidays and  Leisure
Dick Barton Listen to timeless radio clips from classic shows like Dick Barton - Secret Agent, or see how Scottish women kept fit in the 1930s.More Visit our forum on this topic
New Life
Cumbernauld Discover the optimism of City Council planning - from road and housing plans in post-war Glasgow,to a touching film about attempted regeneration of Possilpark from 1975.More Visit our forum on this topic


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