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Thread #39250 Message #3945848
Posted By: Jim McLean
23-Aug-18 - 12:54 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The glesga eskimos
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The glesga eskimos
GM thanks for all your hard work. I've been at the British Library today and looked at the March 1971 edition of the Scotsman but nothing I didn't know before. Going back tomorrow to search April, May and June.
I've been told about that lady Messerschmith and saw a scan of a page about the provost visiting the Ptoteus. I've searched lots of American papers and the Glasgow Herlad archives but although lots of news about th demonstrations ... I was there on Marxh 4th 1961, I found a newspaper picture dated 5th March showing us "Eskimos" on the ferry, singing, no names but I was there as was, Nigel Denver, Josh McRae and Jack O'Connor
My quest to find a newspaper report, not just word of mouth repeating the Captain Lening's phrase mentioning the Eskimoes, continues.