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Franco-British Exhibition of Science, Arts, and Industries, London 1908

The Franco-British Exhibition of Science, Arts, and Industries was a large public fair held in London between 14 May and 31 October 1908. The Exhibition attracted 8 million visitors and celebrated the Entente Cordiale signed in 1904 by the United... Continue Reading →

Standard Telephones & Cables (STC) Factory at New Southgate

STC, the British telephone, telegraph, radio, telecommunications, and related equipment manufacturer started out life in London in 1883 as International Western Electric (the UK arm of the US company Western Electric). It only became known as STC in 1925 after... Continue Reading →

London Ladies Motorcycle Club (founded in 1927)

The London Ladies Motorcycle Club, or more accurately the London Ladies Motor Club (LLMC), was formed in 1927 and was affiliated to the Auto-Cycle Union (ACU) South East Centre. The ACU is the governing body of motorcycle sport in Great... Continue Reading →

London Association of Foremen Engineers / London Association of Engineers (1852 – 1985)

The IET Archives recently received a fabulous donation of the photographic albums of the London Association of Foremen Engineers (became the London Association of Engineers in 1934) which cover the period of the organisation’s existence up to 1939. The two... Continue Reading →

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