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Mapping memory on the Liverpool waterfront since the 1950s

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© Dr. Graeme Milne of Liverpool University and Rachel Mulhearn, Director of Merseyside Maritime Museum discuss the importance of collecting and mapping the memories of Liverpudlians. As a coastal city, Liverpool has experienced an extraordinary transition from its heyday as a major seaport with trade coming and going all over the world. With the demise of its docks since the 1960s, nearly all the knowledge and skills associated with a busy international port have disappeared. Yet, thanks to the efforts of the Merseyside Maritime Museum, working with the University of Liverpool and Re-Dock films, the memories of many individuals who worked on the waterfront are being mapped and preserved for future generations.

 

Mapping Memory on the Liverpool Waterfront - 1950s - 1970s
© This is a film rooted in a particular place and time - the south-central Liverpool waterfront from to the 1950s to the 1970s. It is also about Liverpool in the twenty-first century. A documentary exploring the lives and memories of people who lived and worked on Liverpool's central waterfront and the changes they have witnessed. A film by Tim Brunsden and Sam Meech.

 

 

 

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