Northwest - There is Nothin' Like a Dame
Northwest - There is Nothin' Like a Dame

This article in local magazine Northwest details Henrietta Barnett's mission to create the Suburb, its beginnings and the incredible longevity of the character that Dame Henrietta wanted to instill into the area. 

Document, HGST106
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Henrietta Barnett in profile
Born in 1856 Henrietta Barnett founded the Hampstead Garden Suburb in 1906 as an area to the north of London with affordable housing and green spaces so the working clas did not have to live in the slums she experienced in Whitechapel. 
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Series of photos, objects and documents surrounding the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the suburb in 2007. 

Centenary Flowerbed Community Police
A collection of all the different centenaries around the Suburb, from the Suburb itself in 2007 to St Jude's 100 year anniversary in 2011.

Northwest - There is Nothin' Like a Dame
This collection documents the articles written in and about the Suburb, ranging from resident produced publications such as Suburb News, to local papers such as the Ham and High and national perodicals like The Lady.
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Centenary Flowerbed Community Police
Collection of photographs and objects documenting the celebrations around the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Suburb in 2007. 
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The Lady Magazine - Henrietta Barnett
This article published in The Lady magazine, the longest running womens periodical in the country, details the life of Suburb founder Henrietta Barnett, to coincide with the Suburb's centenary.