Beneath the surface of York's colourful past we delve into the detail of Vikings, Romans and Victorians...
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THE photograph of a little boy looking up at a model of Napoleon in the doorway of The Kiosk in Lendal in 1966 which we ran in Yesterday Once More a couple of weeks ago (Snapshots of city life, May 19) has prompted a number of readers to get in touch.
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WE have been having a rummage through our archives here at The Press: and it has turned up some wonderful old photographs of York which, as far as we know, haven't seen the light of day for quite a while. So we thought we'd share some of them with you in Yesterday Once More.
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EASTER conjures many images and because it is a moveable feast those images can vary hugely. But with the weekend proving mild, none of us will have taken pictures quite as dramatic as these snowy scenes from 2008. And to prove Easter's ability to surprise, contrast them to the blistering heat of Scarborough sea front the year before.
2:46pm Monday 14th April 2014
THE first man to launch himself off Sutton Bank in a glider seems to have been one Erik Addyman. He'd have been little more than 20 years old when, in 1911 - just a few years after the Wright brothers' landmark flight - he decided to build his own flying machine.
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PERCY Lockwood-Bradley was the landlord of two well-known York pubs in the years after the First World War; first the Groves Club on Penley Rose Street, and later the Bowling Green Inn, formerly on Lowther Street.
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WHEN his father James Gibson Stanhope died in 1985, local historian Peter Stanhope inherited a faded sepia photograph. It was a formal wedding portrait: but Peter had no real idea who the people pictured were, apart from a vague feeling they were related to his father’s family, the Gibsons.
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WE have some wonderful old photographs and postcards on a Rowntree theme in Yesterday Once More this week. All were brought in by reader Anne Blincoe, who worked for the company for seven years in the 1950s.
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THERE is a treat for readers of Yesterday Once More today – a series of postcards of old York as you almost certainly won't have seen it before (or which, at best, you'll remember only from early childhood) courtesy of reader Ben Booth.
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ASKHAM Bryan Patriots ran the headline in the Yorkshire Herald of January 3, 1916. Below it, spread out across a broadsheet page, were photographs of 30 young men from the village who were all serving their King and Country in the Great War.
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THE statue of William Etty looks on serenely as workmen in flat caps (and one in what looks like a trilby) demolish a static water tank beneath his statue in Exhibition Square, in our wonderful picture today which dates from 1946.
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