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Call for frontier closure memorabilia

FILE PHOTO: A cloud partially covers the tip of the Rock of the British territory of Gibraltar at sunrise from La Atunara port before Spanish fishermen sail in their fishing boats with their relatives to take part in a protest at an area of the sea where an artificial reef was built by Gibraltar using concrete blocks, in Algeciras bay, La Linea de la Concepcion in southern Spain August 18, 2013. REUTERS/Jon Nazca/File Photo

The Government is asking members of the public to submit any potential exhibits for an exhibition on the 1969 closure of the frontier.

In June of this year, the Government will host an exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of the closure of the frontier in 1969.

The Archivist, Anthony Pitaluga, has already collected a considerable amount of material which includes photographs, press cuttings and film footage.

The Government is asking members of the public who may have potential exhibits or memorabilia to contact the National Archives in order to establish whether this can be used in the exhibition.

To submit an exhibit email: or

Tel: 200 79461 or 200 40314. Address: National Archives, Convent Courtyard, Secretary's Lane.

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