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Classroom treasure trove

Covering news, sport, social history and entertainment from 1896 to 1970, the British Pathe Film Archive contains 3,500 hours of footage and 12 million still images. The advanced search facility allows you to search by date and keyword as well as other means. All of the site's content is free for classroom use and you can request higher resolution copies.

The site is managed by ITN, and further archives, including Fox News, Channel 4, Reuters and Granada can be searched at

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