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WW1 at Black Country Living Museum

Our Research

Commemorating 1914 – 1918, World War One

For the next four years, Black Country Living Museum will be commemorating World War One 1914-18 with a host of activities, research and collections.

Here are a few of the topics that we have been researching to bring stories to you; of the Black Country Home front during WW1.

Christmas & New Year



Find out about Christmas 1914 & New Year 1915


Coal Shortages



Find out about coal shortages, coal rationing and coal theft.

Coal Shortages






Food in WW1


Find out about local food shortages, rationing and price rises.

Black Country Food Shortages






Childhood in the War


Find out about childhood in World War One, war babies, local children's awareness of the War and children's contribution to the war.

Black Country Children in WW1


WW1 Events at BCLM

/media/ww1/library/140729_230_our_events.jpgFind out about our latest activities and events taking place at the Museum on our WW1 Events page





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