Memories

  • 20 Sep 2014

    AMERICAN entertainer Liberace was the centre of attention when he attended a drinks reception after performing at the Glasgow Empire in June 1960.

  • 19 Sep 2014

    RADIO Scotland DJ Paul Young looked slightly deflated when he was presented with a set of waterwings in 1966.

  • 18 Sep 2014

    WHATEVER your views on today's historic referendum, you wouldn't want to tell these women that you'd wasted your vote.

  • 17 Sep 2014

    THIS incredible picture of Glasgow's 1938 Empire Exhibition was sent in by reader Alastair Barclay, of Stewarton, in Ayrshire.

  • 16 Sep 2014

    CAR fans could flock to the Kelvin Hall in Glasgow in 1928 to see the latest vehicles to suit, well, only a few budgets.

  • 15 Sep 2014

    IS this perhaps a very early example of what the art experts call an 'installation?

  • 13 Sep 2014

    BY September of 1939, Britain was getting ready for war with Germany.

  • 12 Sep 2014

    Glasgow has a long and proud tradition of twinning with cities around the world.

  • 11 Sep 2014

    THAT'S the problem with urban planning - you can design all the swooping walkways you like, but if people think it's quicker to get across by walking in the road, they will.

  • 10 Sep 2014

    THE fashions may change, but there's still nothing to beat getting dressed up for a night at the theatre.

  • 09 Sep 2014

    AS the colleges and universities get started in a new term, the students' thoughts are probably focused on new courses and the first essay deadlines.

  • 08 Sep 2014

    IN these days of grumbling about budget flight companies and ever-increasing security checks, it's strange to remember that quite recently, a trip on a plane promised excitement and glamour.

  • 06 Sep 2014

    GLASGOW Green's Winter Gardens looks positively steamy and tropical in this fabulous picture from 1910.

  • 05 Sep 2014

    It is amazing what you can spy in Glasgow when you least expect it - if you keep your eyes open.

  • 05 Sep 2014

    DO YOU recognise any faces in this 1960 production of Sam Thompson's play, Over The Bridge, at Glasgow's King's Theatre?

  • 04 Sep 2014

    GLASGOW had a starring role in 1953 when the Ealing Studios film The Maggie was partly shot in the city.

  • 03 Sep 2014

    IT WAS all go at Glasgow's Springfield Quay in the early 1970s as these men helped load supplies aboard the Motor Vessel Lochdunvegan.

  • 02 Sep 2014

    TIGHTLY packed ­sentences written in neat but barely legible writing tell starkly of life on the frontline in the Gallipoli campaign in 1915, when, during eight months of fighting Allied forces were repelled from taking the Ottoman ­capital of Constantinople.

  • 02 Sep 2014

    IT REALLY was 'Firhill for thrills' in 1951 as Glasgow boxer Peter Keenan fought in front of a home crowd at the Partick Thistle ground.

  • 01 Sep 2014

    AA MEN are always on hand when there's a damsel in distress.

  • 30 Aug 2014

    IT WAS a case of walls come tumbling down in 1951 after fire ripped through the Arnott Simpson store on the corner of Argyle Street and Jamaica Street.

  • 29 Aug 2014

    EVER wondered how the city's horse drawn traffic was kept on the move?

  • 26 Aug 2014

    CITY businessmen were keen to play their part in the Great War, and the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce even decided to form their own troop of fighting men.

  • 26 Aug 2014

    SITTING beside the Heilan'man's Umbrella on Argyle Street, this pub, now the Grant Arms, must be one of the biggest but most overlooked hostelries in Glasgow.

  • 25 Aug 2014

    ALTHOUGH mass walkouts were not unheard of on the Clyde, this exodus was a daily event - the dinnertime rush.

  • 23 Aug 2014

    EVEN though Glasgow had a global reputation for building great ships, the city also excelled in making smaller items.

  • 21 Aug 2014

    THIS workman had time on his hands when he climbed out onto the giant clock outside the old Glasgow Corporation Transport Offices, in Bath Street, to fit it with new, neon lights.

  • 20 Aug 2014

    IT'S never much fun being in hospital, but at least these guys at Glasgow's Royal Infirmary had the daily delights of the mobile tuck shop to look forward to.

  • 19 Aug 2014

    WITH their swinging kilts, oversized sporrans and jauntily tilted Tam o' Shanters this pipe band may look run of the mill, but look closer and you'll notice that they are all women.

  • 19 Aug 2014

    THEY were the unsung heroes of World War One.

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