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Based in Nottingham (UK), we look after tens of thousands of books, journals, pamphlets, zines, leaflets, posters and other items documenting the anarchist movement in the UK and beyond, as well as local radical history. Browse our catalogue, access digitised records in our free Digital Library and get in touch to arrange a visit.
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We have just uploaded digitised copies of all 323 issues of anarchist newspaper Freedom that were produced between 2000 and Winter 22-23.

That brings the total of Freedom issues digitised by us to 2,070, comprising over 16,300 pages. Significant gaps remain, especially before 1920. If you can help by donating or loaning missing issues, please get in touch!

To browse the entire collection please see the full list of digitised issues of Freedom.

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