UVF Formation

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Newspaper sources include the Belfast Telegraph, the Northern Whig and the Belfast News Letter and cover events on the subject of the formation of the Ulster Volunteer Force, the Young Citizens Volunteers and the Ulster Volunteer Force Nursing Corps. A number of articles concern leading political figures such as Sir Edward Carson, Lord Londonderry and Bonar Law, and their visits to Belfast, Dublin and London.

Also included are clippings and photographs of Ulster Volunteer Force regiments during parades, demonstrations and training exercises, from camps in counties Monaghan, Donegal, Down, Antrim, and Londonderry, and towns such as Belfast, Portadown, and Newcastle.

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20,000 Attend Portrush Rally'
Welcomed in the West'
Opening of Willowfield Drill Hall'
Government Panic About Ulster, The Latest Instance, Extraordinary Action, Young Citizen Movement Looked on With Suspicion'
Rifles and Ammunition Seized in Belfast'
Ulster Women Despatch Riders'
National Unionism, First Conference Since Party Fusion, Enthusiastic Proceedings'
The First of Its Kind'
Ballynafeigh Women Unionists'
Ballynafeigh and Newtownbreda Unionist Club'
Arms Factory in Belfast'
Unionist Clubmen Form Guard of Honour - an Interesting Belfast Wedding'
Unionism in Comber, Meeting in Orange Hall, Enthusiastic Proceedings'
Crumlin Road Unionist Club'
"We Will Not Have Home Rule", Unionist Drilling At Coleraine'
Helen's Bay Unionists'
Holywood Unionist Club, Presentation to Mr. R. E. M'Clean'
Lisburn Unionist Club'