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Postcard Of George Street, Leith c.1940

Postcard Of George Street, Leith c.1940

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“[There was a] grocers next door. The little girl [in white] is Evelyn Barnet. They used to say, ‘Where’s George Street?’ and we’d say, ‘Just walk along the front, and when your hat blows off, you’re in George Street!” – Mrs W Woodburn [2014]

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