People gathered outside of the Moorside Library in Newcastle in the hope that councillors would find a way to keep it open. The library is under threat because of council cuts. A final decision will be made at a cabinet meeting on 25th February.
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The event will be open to everyone affected by unemployment and will feature jobs from a number of employers as well as advice on training.
The magic lantern slides, photographed by Hull trawlerman William Nowell, illustrate the vast gulf between rich and poor at the time
The Jarrow Crusade saw 200 people walk to London in October 1936 to deliver a petition to Parliament demanding work