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Albert Mansbridge and the WEA

Albert Mansbridge
by John Mansbridge
1947
NPG 3987

Past display archive
5 April - 28 September 2003

Rooms 30 & 31

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Albert Mansbridge founded the WEA in 1903 to 'promote the higher education of working men and women. ' To celebrate the centenary of his pioneering work in community education, we look at some of the people who have contributed.

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Pioneer Podcasts

Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.

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Untitled, c.1973 (Alex Chilton) by William Eggleston © Eggleston Artistic Trust

Eggleston Playlist

William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.

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Archive interviews

Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.

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