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Heroes and villains: conflicting attitudes to war veterans in peacetimeMay 19, 2022
How real were the fears that brutalised and battle-scarred soldiers returning from the First World War had developed a propensity for violence and criminality? Dr Ashley Borrett looks at the city of Hull to find out how people responded to war veterans in peacetime.
19 May 1897 – Oscar Wilde is released from prisonMay 19, 2022
19 May 2022 marks 125 years since Oscar Wilde was released from prison. Professor Helen Johnston recounts the criminal past of the notorious Irish poet and playwright.
Criminal records as a way of introducing archives to childrenAugust 25, 2021
Hannah Salisbury, Community and Learning Officer at Suffolk Archives, explains how new learning resources on crime and punishment are being used to introduce younger children to the fascinating world of historical archives.
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