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> Great Collection Of Old Glasgow Photos, Google's glasgow Life Collection
post 20th Apr 2009, 07:56pm
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I just found a great collection of photos from the LIFE photo archive hosted by Google. I hadn't seen a lot of them. The best one IMO are taken in the slums – the early and latter pages of the ten pages of Glasgow images.

Here's some of my favourites:

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Young girl holding small, dirty-faced little girl, in slum section of the city

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Candidate visiting a home of people living in slum section of the city

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Woman and child walking down street in slum section of the city

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Child playing in slum section of the city

(The descriptive words referring to 'slums' are from the collection, not me!) See all the Glasgow pix here:


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- GG   Great Collection Of Old Glasgow Photos   20th Apr 2009, 07:56pm
- - Java   Aw, those are brilliant, thanks for the link. I l...   20th Apr 2009, 08:06pm
- - Melody   Well that's me away intae dreamland looking at...   20th Apr 2009, 08:19pm
|- - Rabbie   QUOTE (Melody @ 20th Apr 2009, 08:48pm) A...   21st Apr 2009, 09:29am
- - Melody   They are absolutely priceless.   20th Apr 2009, 08:26pm
- - murn   I've saw quite a few of them but lots more I h...   20th Apr 2009, 08:28pm
- - Lennox   Murn , These are Brilliant , I could swear that is...   20th Apr 2009, 08:35pm
- - Heather   The photographer seems to be fascinated with alley...   20th Apr 2009, 08:53pm
- - murn   Heather I think a lot of them are taken from the T...   20th Apr 2009, 09:26pm
- - Heather   Murn, I did not recognise any of the place's i...   20th Apr 2009, 09:42pm
- - Rab   I have a big lump in my throat! What memories ...   20th Apr 2009, 09:55pm
- - Melody   Ah'm wi' you Rab on this one, I put my han...   21st Apr 2009, 06:36am
- - Elma   These photos ae fascinating, like Heather I was on...   21st Apr 2009, 07:30pm
- - Paul Kelly   QUOTE (GG @ 20th Apr 2009, 10:25pm) http:...   21st Apr 2009, 10:17pm
- - glasgow lass   As much as I love these photies I hate them at the...   21st Apr 2009, 10:31pm
- - Rabbie   Yes, looking back it was appalling conditions, but...   21st Apr 2009, 10:52pm
- - murn   although some of these show some bad living condit...   21st Apr 2009, 11:01pm
|- - Rabbie   QUOTE (murn @ 21st Apr 2009, 11:30pm) Man...   22nd Apr 2009, 02:20am
- - glasgow lass   A remember these nights well murn when my mother w...   22nd Apr 2009, 12:17am
|- - Rabbie   QUOTE (glasgow lass @ 22nd Apr 2009, 12:4...   22nd Apr 2009, 02:17am
- - angel   I remember many years ago I was at home by myself ...   22nd Apr 2009, 12:32am
- - Melody   Absolutely Rabbie, there are many types of poverty...   22nd Apr 2009, 06:46am
- - TeeHeeHee   As a kid I used to visit, with my mum, people she ...   22nd Apr 2009, 02:28pm
- - witshisname   Thanks for that great Link Martin,I enjoyed seeing...   22nd Apr 2009, 07:14pm
- - Wormy   Fairly brings a lump to the throat, the link it ju...   24th Apr 2009, 12:39am
- - possilboy   a close off the saltmarket 1868   25th Apr 2009, 12:00am
- - possilboy   staircase nicholson st gorbals 1950   25th Apr 2009, 12:02am
- - possilboy   bellahouston park   25th Apr 2009, 12:08am
- - murn   I think I put this on before but it is one of my f...   27th Apr 2009, 05:54pm
- - witshisname   went through the photie album, and found this one ...   27th Apr 2009, 07:02pm
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