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Exhibitions available for Black History Month

FURD maintains a Resources and Information Centre containing a wealth of material about sport and equality, community cohesion and ethnic minority history. Most of the material is available for loan.

We have a number of exhibitions and related material which make great educational and display resources especially for Black History Month which is in October.

Here's a list of our exhibitions with the approximate date of publication and any supporting material that we have:

Refugee Footballers in Britain (2012)

The Arthur Wharton Story (the first black professional footballer) (2013) (accompanying film, comic, booklet, archive material and website

South African Footballers in Britain (2010) (accompanying research paper)

1001 Muslim Inventions (c. 2012)

World War 1 and 2 Commonwealth Victoria Cross holders (c. 2012)

Pioneers, Past Masters and Future Challenges (BME footballers, also looks at faith and gender in relation to football) (c.2007) (accompanying education pack)

History of Black Footballers (c. 1999)

Out of Africa: (c. 2013) African footballers` contribution to professional football in the UK (accompanying documentary film and educational activities)

Please get in touch if you're interested in hiring or finding out more about our resources.

Refugee Footballers in Britain and the Arthur Wharton Story will be on display throughout October at FC United of Manchester.

Follow the link below for more information about our Resources and Information Centre and to search our catalogue online.

Out of Africa exhibition image 1 (Click for full size pop-up)
Part of the Out of Africa exhibition
Yvonne Johanneson at the FURD library (Click for full size pop-up)
Albert Johanneson's daughter Yvonne in the FURD library

Internal links

Link to another Football Unites page The resources & information library

External links

Link to an external website Arthur Wharton
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