The History of Leith

June 18, 2011

Scottish Working Peoples History

The National Library of Scotland holds the leading collection of archival sources relating to Scottish labour history, A significant amount of this material has been channelled into the Library by the good offices of the Scottish Labour History Society and the Scottish Working People’s History Trust, which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 201I .
Treasures on show include letters, minute books, cartoons, posters, photographs and printed items that chart the history of Scottish working people and their efforts to build a fairer society. image by permission of the Edinburgh and Portobeilo Branch of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union.
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