Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

5-1974

Description

Town center in Stevenage photographed in 1969. Opened in 1959, this business area has at it’s focal point the clock tower, made well known by the 1967 British comedy “Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush” and dedicated in memorial to Lewis Silkin, Minister for Town and Country Planning. Following World War II the town was developed, and the original part of town became know as Stevenage Old Town.

Notes

http://www.stevenage.gov.uk/townandcommunity/soneighbourly/sopingreen/stunningbedwellandpingreen_2/stunningbedwellandpingreen/stevenagetowncentre

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stevenage

http://www.stevenage-town-centre.co.uk/

Rights

This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Cities and Towns -- Hertforshire -- Stevenage;

Country Name

England

Region Name

Hertfordshire

City Name

Stevenage

Keywords

towns; shops; Stevenage, Hertforshire;

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