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By Paul Chrystal

The Nineteen Fifties in York was once a decade of reconstruction and regeneration after the depredations of the second one international struggle. This publication charts those adjustments to provide a distinct photo of town that delicately emerged through the years 1950-59. It covers advancements within the railway and confectionery industries that supplied the basis for progress and prosperity - the altering face of exchange at the excessive road; the expansion of tourism; the position of the media within the urban; song, cinema, theatre and leisure; colleges, schools and hospitals within the urban; and York urban FC. utilizing archive fabric from The York Press, York urban documents and the distinguished Borthwick Institute on the college of York, this publication offers a different heritage of York in a regularly forgotten decade, forgotten although it presents the bedrock for far of what we see today.

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