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Working Class Movement Library

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Address: 51 The Crescent, Salford M5 4WX, England
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small but essential

This library has a good selection of reference books but also small displays of various aspects of working class history. On Wednesdays there are free talks which are excellent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This library has a good selection of reference books but also small displays of various aspects of working class history. On Wednesdays there are free talks which are excellent and seem well attended. Tea was available afterwards but other days visitors can go across the road for refreshments.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is in an old house near the Salford Crescent train station in Salford,UK, right across the river from Manchester. The house holds the lifetime collection of a couple who made it their life's work to gather and preserve the documents of left, including Communist, history. It's open afternoons, M-F. It's staffed by friendly volunteers who are also doing scholarly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The Working Class Movement Library is , simply , unique . Whether you be scholar, student or just interested in history the collection will have something for you. Its also amazingly friendly Do go , you will be amazed

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