Bygone News

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Take a trip down memory lane to find out what was happening in Dundee 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago!  Browse a selection of old newspaper headlines, what's on listings, hints and tips and much more from bygone days.

So ... what was happening

The original bound volumes of newspapers that contain the articles used on these pages can be viewed in Central Library’s Local History Centre. Some of the black and white photographs have been selected from Photopolis – a collection that includes over 2,400 images.

Excerpts taken from “The People’s Journal” and “The Courier”
with thanks to D.C Thomson & Co Ltd.

Some photographs used with kind permission of
City Development Department, Dundee City Council and the Arbroath Herald.