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Enter the 1890s, when mass manufacturing and social reform offer a bit of hope for some of the residents, while others are plagued by a water shortage that dashes hopes for a promising laundry business.
Andy loses his livelihood when the doss-house is condemned.
Russell's had enough of Victorian tailoring, it's time for a couple of pints.
Observe the social changes of the 1900s.
Learn why, despite high unemployment and intolerable conditions, people flock to London.
Witness a dire economic depression heightened by the arrival of Irish migrants.
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