City Health Department Photographs
Collection Reference: C THD.3
Covering Dates: 1960-1984
Description of the Records:
contains photographs showing properties within Hull deemed unfit
for habitation during an assessment undertaken in the mid-20th
century. The photographs were taken prior to the demolition of the
properties subsequent to the assessment. The photographs depict
building details and features, interior and exterior views, living
conditions and damage to buildings etc.
Searching the Collection:
search for a street or terrace name or address by using our online
catalogue on the website. There is also a paper catalogue in the
search room. This can be used in conjunction with street index
cards also available in the search room.
How the collection can help your
The photographs can be used to undertake
research into sub-standard living conditions during the mid-20th
century. They can also be used to research streets and terraces in
Hull which were demolished during the second half of the 20th
century under various compulsory purchase schemes.