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When Everyone Wore A Hat...


master brummie
Probably a hundred flat caps in this pic but a few youngsters starting a trend of not wearing hats unless they forgot!
The view down Arden Rd shows workers leaving the Woseley Works with Ash Rd on the right. Looking at the shadows it could be mid-day.

This 1934 aerial view shows the area with Ash Rd going to the centre top and Arden Rd across the view. The 'blue shaded' house is one which is there today and actually painted blue. The red marker shows where the cameraman may have stood.

A similar view today.
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Have a look round on streetview ... not as interesting as it was in the old days... :)