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Young Girl Sleeping

Image of the aftermath of the Great Timber Yard Fire in Hartlepool, in 1922. Shows a young girl asleep on furniture apparently rescued from her home as part of the evacuation that was enabled by firefighters’ attempts to slow the spread of the blaze. — Hartlepool Cultural Services Archive

 

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