Burslem Co-operative Society, Smallthorne, Stoke-on-Trent

Date: 1919 – 1920 (c.)

Description: Staff members of the new Co-operative Society’s shop in Smallthorne. The shop was built in 1919 immediately after the Great War. The Co-op was founded in order to supply working class people with superior goods, and also to eliminate unscrupulous shopkeepers dealing in inferior foodstuffs.

Original Source: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Reproduced from: Staffordshire PastTrack

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