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Interwar (1918–1939)

Explore British life between the two world wars. Our records tell the stories of both ordinary lives and the actions of radical changemakers pushing at the boundaries of society. From an LGBTQ+ icon to some of the trailblazing women and people of colour working for the first time in politics.

Stories from the collection

Record revealed The Treaty of Versailles

Read about The Treaty of Versailles

This debated document officially ended the First World War and set out the terms and conditions for peace, and determined the course of the 20th century.