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All referenced quotes presented on the sidebars in this website are taken from the book Teaching Gender with Libraries and Archives: The Power of Information, edited by Sara de Jong and Sanne Koevoets.

Article – M&S Sparks: “Sports Day Snaps”

Marks and Spencer. 1936. The Western Area Sports. Sparks. Autumn 2 (3), p. unknown.

Marks and Spencer. 1934. Sports Day Snaps. Sparks. Summer 1 (2), p. 15.

These articles and photographs from the Marks and Spencer staff magazine ‘Sparks’ depict members of staff enjoying their company sports day in the 1930s. Women staff who formed their own sports team are also featured in the photograph from 1936 with their prizes.


Sparks - Autumn 1936 p18-19 Sparks - Summer 1934 p15

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You may also be interested in this article on women’s sports at Marks and Spencer.

Source: Marks & Spencer Company Archive

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