Sunderland Memories



The threshold of a new millennium is an idea point to review the recent past of Sunderland, and to examine what effect the last hundred years has had on its citizens. Who could have imagined , as the people of Sunderland prepared to celebrate the dawn of the 20th Century the momentous changes about to take place, in industry, education and housing, through to sport and entertainment. We reflect on these events with the help of people who experienced them and who share, with us a century of triumphs and tragedy, war and peace, hardship and goodtimes. Beautifully illustrated with rare, never before seen archive film.
Topics include:
* Shipbuilding
* Coal
* Employment
* Shops and Businesses
* Entertainment and Sport
* The War Years
* Transport
* Housing & Buildings
* Health
* Education
* The Police