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Contains 11 Results:

Postcard. Thomas Ashe, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: EPH 5027-1
Scope and Contents

Printed by The Gaelic Press, Dublin. The postcard features a photograph portrait of Thomas Ashe and a decorative banner and flags with the text "Sinn Féin Abú" and "1916" and "FF". The card includes an obituary for Thomas Ashe (1882-1917), a volunteer in the Easter Rising who later died in prison from forced feeding when on hunger strike.

Dates: undated

Postcard. Thomas J. Clarke, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: EPH 5027-2
Scope and Contents

Printed by Powell Press, Dublin. The postcard features a photograph portrait of Tom Clarke (1858-1916), a leader of the Easter Rising and a signatory of the Proclamation, who was executed on May 3, 1916.

Dates: undated

Handbill. "The 16th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Roger Casement", 1932 August 28

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: EPH 5027-3
Scope and Contents

Handbill advertising a memorial event for Roger Casement, organized by the Roger Casement Sinn Fein Club in London, to be held on August 28, 1932.

Dates: 1932 August 28

Broadside. "Last and Inspring Address by Thomas MacDonagh", undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: EPH 5027-4
Scope and Contents

Broadside with the text of the speech made by Thomas MacDonagh (1878-1916) in court following his sentence to death. MacDonagh, one of the leaders of the Easter Rising, was headmaster of St. Enda's School and later taught English at University College Dublin (UCD). In his last address, he thanked the jury for their courtesy and proceeded to make a speech calculated to inspire Irish people to continue in their struggle for independence.

Dates: undated

Leaflet. "Speech of Roger Casement from the Dock", undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: EPH 5027-5
Scope and Contents with photograph portrait of Casement on cover. Leaflet printed by Fergus O'Connor, Dublin. Roger Casement (1864-1916), a respected diplomat who had been knighted by the British Crown for his humanitarian work, was involved in planning for the Easter Rising. He sought assistance from Germany, then at war with England, and when he arrived on the south coast of Ireland he was soon arrested, taken to England, and tried for treason. Casement was sentenced to death and executed in Pentonville...
Dates: undated

Handbill. "Mass Meeting of Irish and Other Workers of Battersea to Commemorate the Sacrifice of Jim Connolly during the Historical Struggle of Easter Week, 1916", 1929

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: EPH 5027-6
Scope and Contents The handbill is an advertisement for an event organized by the Battersea Trades Council and Labour party (disaffiliatated), scheduled for Wednesday, April 3, 1929. Speakers include S. Saklatvala, M.P., George O'Leary, and Mrs. Emil Burns. The texts of three songs for community singing are included: "Red Flag", "Internationale", and "Irish Soldiers' Song". The second page has a statement on religious freedom, to "Catholic Citizens from the Members of the Irish Delegation to Russia in 1927."...
Dates: 1929

Pamphlet. "Echo of Irish Rebellion 1916: Verbatim Report of the Proceedings before the Royal Commission; Vindication of Mr. Joseph Edelstein", 1933 March

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: EPH 5027-7
Scope and Contents Account of the Royal Commission of Inquiry, carried out from August 23, 1916 to September 1, 1916, in the Four Courts, Dublin, to investigate into the facts and circumstances connected with the treatment of Francis Sheehy-Skeffington, Thomas Dickson and Patrick J. McIntyre, who were arrested and murdered under the instructions of Captain John Bowen-Colthurst. Francis Sheehy-Skeffington (1878-1916), pacifist and feminist, was the best-known civilian killed in the Easter Rising. This pamphlet...
Dates: 1933 March

Booklet. "Dublin after the Six Days' Insurrection. Thirty-one Pictures from the Camera of Mr. T. W. Murphy", 1916 June 13

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: EPH 5027-8
Scope and Contents

Booklet contains 29 black and white photographs of scenes in Dublin following the Rising. The photographer, Mr. T. W. Murphy ("The O'Tature") is stated to be sub-editor of The Motor News. Included also are photographs of The Irish War News, the Proclamation, and a page on "The Sinn Fein Rebellion."

Dates: 1916 June 13

Booklet. "A Record of the Irish Rebellion of 1916", 1916

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: EPH 5027-9
Scope and Contents

Booklet with the appearance of a magazine supplement, by the Office of "Irish Life" in Dublin. It includes pages of advertisements, an account of the Easter Rising, and black and white photographs.

Dates: 1916

Magazine. "Le Miroir", 1916 May 21

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: EPH 5027-10
Scope and Contents

In this weekly magazine of news photography, mostly taken up with coverage of the World War, the Easter Rising is featured on the cover and also on page 14. The cover photograph is of Countess Markievicz after her arrest.

Dates: 1916 May 21

Newspaper. "The 1916 Rising Special Supplement, The Irish Times", 2006 March 28

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: EPH 5027-11
Scope and Contents

Special supplement to mark the Easter Rising's 90th anniversary in association with the Department of Education and Science. 1 folded poster with map of Dublin and a summary of events. The text is in Irish on one side and in English on the reverse.

Dates: 2006 March 28