Paisley People's Archive News

Paisley People's Archive News

Here you can find the latest news from the Paisley People's Archive

We would be delighted to hear from individuals wishing to volunteer their time to the project, from anyone willing to contribute memories, photographs and items to the project, and from schools and community groups interested in learning more about the Archive.

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Reminiscence Event

Date Posted: 03 Jan 2014

Paisley People's Archive holds a hugely successful Reminiscence Event!

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Thread Mills Memoryscape

Date Posted: 29 Oct 2013

Our memoryscapes feature recorded interviews, archival photographs, and newly created images.

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Official Website Launch

Date Posted: 23 Oct 2013

This website is currently under construction but please feel free to browse and enjoy the information, sound clips and images as they are uploaded.

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Heritage Lottery Funding

Date Posted: 03 Sep 2013

Paisley People's Archive has received Heritage Lottery Funding to create an oral history archive of digitally recorded interviews with Paisley's former thread mill workers. The Archive will also include new and archival photographs of the thread mills and the people who worked in them. We are immensely grateful to HLF for this funding and their continuing support throughout the project.

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Working with heritage professionals from the Scottish Oral History Centre, University of Strathclyde, the Paisley People’s Archive is creating an accessible and user-friendly oral history archive of Paisley's rich industrial past.
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