Week 7 Blog Post Task

Consider what you’ve learned in the workshop about working with primary historical sources. You can now begin the process of finding your own original sources.

In your group, use the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum website (https://www.bdcmuseum.org.uk) to locate ONE item related to next week’s topic — British cinema and World War II. write a short post reflecting on the following:

  • What kind of item is this?
  • Why and for whom do you think it was created?
  • What this item might tell us about how the war affected cinema in the UK?
  • What cant it tell us – what else might you want / need to know to better interpret this item?