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Archive Jigsaws

Test your puzzling skills with these jigsaws created from some of the more striking images in the Modern Records Centre's archive collections. If you want to make them more (or less) challenging, change the number of pieces using the symbol made up of 9 small squares.

The Peoples' Olympiad

This poster was produced to promote the Peoples' Olympiad at Barcelona in 1936, intended to be an anti-fascist alternative to the Berlin Olympics. The Olympiad was cancelled due to the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War days before the event was due to start. The document is included in the archives of the Trades Union Congress.

Thu 25 Feb 2021, 12:12

Tea and biscuits

'Biscuits keep you going' - an inspired Second World War publicity image included in the archives of the Cake and Biscuit Alliance Ltd.

Thu 25 Feb 2021, 12:00

Take Your Choice

This leaflet was produced by the Labour Party in 1939 and shows contrasting images to promote policies on food supply, nutrition and social welfare. The document is included in the archives of the Transport and General Workers' Union.

Thu 25 Feb 2021, 11:54

Dig and Eat

This striking poster was created to promote use of allotments in industrial areas. It was published in 1931 by the Central Allotments Committee and is included in the archives of the Trades Union Congress.

Thu 25 Feb 2021, 11:52

Railway workers' certificate

This sample certificate was produced by the National Union of Railwaymen during the 1920s or 1930s, and shows railway scenes, vehicles and equipment. It is included in the archives of the National Union of Railwaymen.

Thu 25 Feb 2021, 11:48