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19 pictures of Moss Side in the '70s

Rewind the years with these retro snaps

We've dug into Manchester Library's archives to find these black and white shots of Manchester 40 years ago. Head to their Flickr to see more snaps. 

Street party, Caythorpe Street
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Street party, Caythorpe Street

Street party, Holywood Street,
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Street party, Holywood Street,

Caythorpe Street
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Caythorpe Street

Fire Brigade on Playfair Street
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Fire Brigade on Playfair Street

Jubilee celebrations, Cranwick Street
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Jubilee celebrations, Cranwick Street

Lollipop lady on Claremont Road
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Lollipop lady on Claremont Road

Public Wash House, Caythorpe Street
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Public Wash House, Caythorpe Street

Greame Street
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Greame Street

Jubilee celebrations, Cranwick Street
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Jubilee celebrations, Cranwick Street

Children crossing Alison Road
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Children crossing Alison Road

Beresford Street
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Beresford Street

Darncombe Street
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Darncombe Street

No. 10 Bassey Walk
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No. 10 Bassey Walk

Moss Side Youth Centre
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Moss Side Youth Centre

Alexandra Road
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Alexandra Road

Raby Street
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Raby Street

Street party, Roseberry Street
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Street party, Roseberry Street

Alexandra Road
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Alexandra Road

Moss Side Fire Station
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Moss Side Fire Station

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