In 1947 the UK was in the grip of an epidemic of poliomyelitis. Polio is an acute and sometimes fatal viral disease. While many other diseases were reducing in occurrence due to improvements in hygiene and medicine since the beginning of the 20th century, every few years polio would reappear. It was also called infantile … Continue reading Polio in Glasgow: social distancing in 1947
The Arlington Baths Club is almost 150 years old! Here we take a look at what members did for the 50th and 100th anniversaries, to get some ideas for our celebrations.
The story of John S Thomson, a lifelong member of the Arlington Baths, who swam for Great Britain in the 1924 Olympic Games.
What is community heritage? Who is working on community heritage projects? And where are these projects? These were just a few of the questions that arose at the Community Heritage Scotland: Going Forward conference.
The Ladies Minute Books contain records for the Annual Ladies swimming competitions over a period of 100 years from their inception in 1875