A "wanted" advertisement for a mother's help, it would have been shown on
screen in the cinema.
An advertisement for the Yorkshire Evening News to be shown
in the cinema.
The YEN was first published in November 1872 as the Leeds Daily
News, the name was changed in 1905.
In 1929 it became part of the Provincial
Newspaper Group, the last issue was on December 3rd 1963, the printing works on
Trinity Street in Leeds was sold and subsequently demolished.
An advertisement for the Yorkshire Evening News illustrated
with the image of a football match.
It was on a glass slide and would be
projected onto the cinema screen.
A Yorkshire Evening News advertisement promoting the story
of "Bomber" Harris.
Air Marshall Arthur "Bomber " Harris
was in charge of Bomber Command 1942 - 1945 during WW2.
He believed that
bombing enemy civilian targets would shorten the war and ultimately save the
lives of allied forces.
In May 1942 over 1,000 bombs were dropped on Cologne
which did a vast amount of damage, raids continued on other cities including
Hamburg, Berlin and the notorious raid on Dresden.
In February 1945 Dresden was
carpet bombed which caused a fire storm, bringing extensive destruction and
great loss of life.
His actions and beliefs were and still remain controversial,
he was very bitter that no specific medals were issued to the crews of Bomber
It is only recently that the courage and valour of the men who carried
out these missions has been officially recognised.
Advertisement promoting the adventures of "Sammy
Snail" in the Yorkshire Evening News.
Yorkshire Evening News advertisement on a glass slide.
A Yorkshire Evening News advertisement illustrated with a
Advertisement promoting a gossip column in the Yorkshire