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    County Road, 1911 Sefton Street, 1911 Armoured Car Cricket outside St George’s Hall Over fifteen years ago, I published a book Near to Revolution by Eric Taplin on the 1911 Transport Strike in Liverpool (not to be confused with the 1926 General Strike). This year Liverpool City Council has launched its City of Radicals 2011 [...]
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    Great pic's Colin! "Crease's" music shop was still in existance,not that long ago!(70's?)

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    Fantastic Colin. Like i've said before it's amazing that the same year that saw the Liver Birds take their place on top of the Liver Building - arguably a symbol of the wealth that a certain section of Liverpool enjoyed was the same year as this massive strike.

    Also, I believe the Liverpool 1911 strike was the first time armoured cars were used in civilian Britain.

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    Brilliant as ever Colin.
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    Superb. Events that should not be forgotten.
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