Whit Friday is an important date for brass bands all over the country. To celebrate, here’s a look at images of brass bands in our archives.
The Daily Herald archive is categorised alphabetically by subject. Take a look at some of the intriguing photographs and stories found in the ‘Adams’ section…
Collection tours at the museum can lead to surprising discoveries—as the tale of the Cutteslowe Walls in Oxford proves.
The Daily Herald Archive records political milestones, but also illuminates how the newspaper interpreted these developments.
Dance crazes have always sparked outrage and debate, as these images from our collection prove!
Musician, film star, showman: Frank Sinatra was the perfect entertainer.
Selections from our photography collection illustrate the public spectacle (and some behind-the-scenes details) of the 1948 Olympics.
On 4 August 1914 the largest global conflict the world had witnessed began. We look at the role photography played in representing the ‘War to End All Wars’.
Image manipulation has been around longer than you might think—the compositing and shading techniques employed here were the precursors of Photoshop.