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Currently SEAS are busy digitally archiving The Sunbeam Collection and a range of ‘Walkies’. These are being added to the website on a weekly basis – so do keep returning. Whilst browsing please note that titles are not imposed upon the images – rather and as best we can – a description and keywords are allocated.

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mickey mouse (5)

Leo with Mickey and Donald

Mayor with Disney characters at Pegwell bay hoverport, Ramsgate, Kent.

Helen Arthrell at Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1960s

Sue Butcher with Babara Peachey and others Ramsgate sands, 1960.

Helen Arthrell at Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent. 1960s

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studio (3)

Ramsgate carnival queen and float in BBC television studio.

Ramsgate carnival queen and float in BBC television studio

Ramsgate carnival queen and float in BBC television studio

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aviation (100)

USAF ‘Key to base’ handover to RAF at Manston airbase in front of Spitfire TB752.15th June 1958.Officer RAF C.O J.A.A.Reed & Major John G. Paulsick USAF.

Light aircraft at Ramsgate airport, Ramsgate, Kent

Mayor and other diginaries with pilots and aircrew of Hillman’s airways passenger biplane at Ramsgate airport.

USAF Jets flying in formation over Manston airbase. Manston, Kent.

Queen’s flight ‘Viking’ VL246 at Manston airbase, carrying the Queen Mother. 25th May 1956. Manston, Kent.

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book (2)

Man holding medeval book of manuscripts at Sandwich Guildhall. Sandwich, Kent

Entry in the minute book recording events in Sandwich from 1450 to 1466 including an invasion by the French who attacked the town. It reads ” 1456 Many French landed at this town & spoiled it and destroy’d many people among whom was the mayor and his officers.” Sandwich, Kent.

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mods (1)

Group of teenage boys (Mods ‘n Rockers) standing outside Margate magistrates court and town hall, Margate, Kent.