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Playing brides on the post-war streets of Liverpool

Credit: Thurston Hopkins/Picture Post/Getty Images Liverpool Slums, November group of children playing weddings

Liverpool Slums, November 1956  An elderly woman standing among the litter in a back alley of the Liverpool slumsPhotograph: Thurston Hopkins/Picture Post/Getty Images

Picture Post pioneer Thurston Hopkins hits 100 - in pictures

Liverpool Slums, November 1956 An elderly woman standing among the litter in a back alley of the Liverpool slumsPhotograph: Thurston Hopkins/Picture Post/Getty Images

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1954 : Children of Liverpool playing in a bomb site left since the end of the Second World war.

Sefton Park boating lake, 1950s - Shoes & socks on the bank as we wading out to retrieve to boats that got stuck.

Sefton Park boating lake, - Shoes & socks on the bank as we wading out to retrieve to boats that got stuck.

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Girl with doll, after Liverpool bombing, my grandma was about this age at the time....she remembers it all

Girl with doll, after Liverpool bombing. Poor baby girl, holding on to the only thing that was normal for her.

Oral history interviewee John McGuirk's family in their backyard Bootle Liverpool, c.1965

Bootle Backyard

Oral history interviewee John McGuirk's family in their backyard Bootle Liverpool,

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