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Lantern slides, 1920

Identifier: Coll-705/7

Scope and Contents

There are six bundles of lantern slides relating to Marjorie Rackstraw's war relief service in Russia. Photographer is unknown. Some slides include messages to encourage those in London to aid in the efforts, and include images of victims of the war, and places in Russia, as well as slides of text describing how and why it is Great Britain’s duty to assist in this aid. Others are images of children and families who are refugees of the famine. It may be of note that the lists Marjorie Rackstraw has included with each bundle are written on the back of invitation cards from the British Federation of University Women and the Friends' Council for International Service.


  • Creation: 1920

Language of Materials

Captions in English

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55 Photographic Slides

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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