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A photograph of a photograph of two women preparing for a major firework show at Standard Fireworks. (In 1988, Standard Fireworks was purchased by Black Cat Fireworks which brought an end to UK production. The Huddersfield site now houses the UK…

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A photo of a 1985 newspaper article about Brock's Fireworks, depicting a woman stocktaking at the factory in 1960 above the heading 'Harry's Crackers: Ten generations on, there's still a Brock lighting up the sky each Guy Fawkes Day. Jenny Nisbet…

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A selection of Standard Fireworks sky rockets and sparklers ready for the Guy Fawkes celebrations. Firework firms also make various distress rockets and flares for maritime and other emergency purposes. (In 1988, Standard Fireworks was purchased by…

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Miscellaneous fireworks manufactured by Standard Fireworks. (In 1988, Standard Fireworks was purchased by Black Cat Fireworks which brought an end to UK production. The Huddersfield site now houses the UK headquarters of Black Cat.)

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A woman making up fireworks at Standard Fireworks. Not the protective coverings on her shoes. (In 1988, Standard Fireworks was purchased by Black Cat Fireworks which brought an end to UK production. The Huddersfield site now houses the UK…

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Just a few of the many set pieces from Standard Fireworks which produce the whistles, bangs and flashes incorporated in modern pyrotechnic displays. (In 1988, Standard Fireworks was purchased by Black Cat Fireworks which brought an end to UK…

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A general view of Standard Fireworks factory, showing the widely segregated huts designed to ensure that in the rare event of accident the trouble can be contained. (In 1988, Standard Fireworks was purchased by Black Cat Fireworks which brought an…

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Denise Waters (left) and Kim Brodzinska (right) with just a few of the many types of fireworks produced at Huddersfield's Standard Fireworks factory. (In 1988, Standard Fireworks was purchased by Black Cat Fireworks which brought an end to UK…

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Mrs Linda Brezlin packing Standard Fireworks for dispatch to shops from their Huddersfield factory. (In 1988, Standard Fireworks was purchased by Black Cat Fireworks which brought an end to UK production. The Huddersfield site now houses the UK…

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