Slideshow - Back in the Day February 2014

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In the latest edition of Back in the Day out during the week don’t miss a myriad of features and stories here is a taster:

Pupils from the Nicolson Institute’s Infant Class pose for the camera in 1949/50. Find out who they are on page 4.

Do you recognise any of these children enjoying a Christmas party in the Lewis Hotel back in 1959/60? See this photo on page 7.

The Lochboisdale Hotel appears on David S.D. Jones’ feature on ‘South Uist – An Anglers Paradise’ on Pages 8 and 9.

The United U-18 football team are pictured here in the early 1970s. If you don’t know who they are, turn to our ‘Bygone Football’ photo spread on pages 10 and 11.

A photo taken in the early 1990s during the filming of the famous Gaelic soap ‘Machair’. Read how the programme came to being in the Book Trust’s ‘Living History’ feature on pages 14 and 15.

Enjoy the amazing colour images from the 1971 Lewis Carnival on pages 16 and 17.

Our popular Lionel School Magazine feature returns on Pages 20 and 21.

The Merchant Vessel ‘Scotstoun’ is pictured in heavy weather in the North Pacific in 1971. See this and more sea-faring photos in our Merchant Navy Memories feature on pages 22 and 23.

Drum Major Alex Murray leads the Pipe Band through the streets of Stornoway in the late 1930s/early 1940s. This appears on our second ‘Letters and Contributions’ spread on pages 28 and 29.