Watch: Derry Mayor London trip among British Movietone Youtube archive

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A presentation to the Mayor of London by the then Mayor of Derry is among a horde of historical news clips uploaded to Youtube by the Associated Press and British Movietone

In the 58 second clip Ulster Unionist politician Jack Allen, who served as Mayor in 1974/5, is seen handing over a coat of arms to Sir Hugh Wontner, Lord mayor of London.

Mr Allen’s presentation to the City of London is to “ show appreciation for entertaining Catholic and Protestant children from Londonderry”

A group of children are shown at London Zoo.

The footage is among 500,000 video stories from 1895 to the present day uploaded by Associated Press and British Movietone