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The side of an old shop on Morrison Street is plastered in advertisements including one for the Glasgow Weekly Mail's Great War edition.
The personal scrapbook collection of the Thomson Family of Glengyle Terrace shows the impact of World War One on life at home.
From the Museums and Galleries' collections, this autograph book belonged to Anne Primmer. The 1916 cartoon by R. Pearson, shows a girl tangled in knitting, crying, "I wish they'd knit their own socks!"

Our Town Stories – Edinburgh

Explore Edinburgh’s history through images and maps from the collections of Edinburgh Libraries. Discover the city’s past by reading the stories of its people, places and city life.