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Over the past six weeks we at  Trinity Mirror central archive have reviewed our holdings from the Birmingham Gazette. A number of images have come to light by a photographer by the name of H G Crabtree. He appears to have worked for the paper from the early 1930s to the mid 1940s.

Any information about his life and career at the Birmingham Gazette would be appreciated 

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Comment by Geoff Lowe on March 13, 2018 at 12:38

This is a typical Midland scene, between the wars. The boys are sitting on the edge of a canal bridge, water from their very recent swim showing on the pavement. My father claimed to have swam miles in the 'cut'.

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