Northfield Library photograph

Northfield Library photograph
  • Title: Photograph of damage to Northfield Library

  • Date : 1914

  • Catalogue number : Birmingham Archives and Heritage, MS 1303

  • Description :

    Photograph of the damage caused by the suffragette action at Northfield Library, from the newspaper cuttings album of Birmingham Fire Service.  Local suffragettes set fire to the library at night, and the building and its contents were destroyed.