Slums in South Wales, 1 May 1939. 'Recent
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Slums in South Wales, 1 May 1939. 'Recent investigations have brought to light some of the appalling conditions under which people live in some of the slums of Merthyr, North Glamorgan in South Wales. Some of the houses have been described as 'living coffins'. Children at play in Adam and Eve Court, Merthyr, South Wales. Back-to-back houses are the only playground for children.'