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  • STIRRUP PUMP MANUFACTURE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    STIRRUP PUMP MANUFACTURE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    This woman war worker is tightening down stirrup pump barrels for drilling at a factory somewhere in Britain.

  • SELF-SUPPORTING VILLAGE: LIFE IN HOVINGHAM, YORKSHIRE, OCTOBER 1942

    SELF-SUPPORTING VILLAGE: LIFE IN HOVINGHAM, YORKSHIRE, OCTOBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Women of Hovingham stick labels on jars of jam at the village jam centre. All the jam is made from surplus fruit which has been grown locally. Left to right, the women are: Miss Emily Sawdon, Mrs Johnson (wife of gardener Herbert Johnson), Mrs Hackett...

  • COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITY OF LONDON INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITY OF LONDON INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Miss E A Adebonojo (from Ode, Ijebu country, Yoruba Land, Western Nigeria) shows large pieces of traditional handwoven cloth to pupils at Marlborough Senior Girls School, Isleworth. She is wearing a traditional Nigeria headdress. According to the...

  • US TROOPS IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE AMERICANS IN BURTON BRADSTOCK, DORSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    US TROOPS IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE AMERICANS IN BURTON BRADSTOCK, DORSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    GIs Pfc Roy St Jean (of 292 Union Street, Springfield, Massachusetts), Corporal Allan Decker (of 1657 South Central Park Avenue, Chicago) and Corporal James Flower (of 173 High Plain Street, Walpole, Massachusetts) talk to Mrs Howarth, the wife of the...

  • PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

    PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Members of the East Barnet WVS pig food collection unit watch as a group of Large White pigs enjoy their evening meal, made from the salvaged kitchen scraps they have collected. Left to right, enjoying the evening sunshine, they are: Mrs Gerald De Rivaz...

  • FIJI CONTINGENT TO VICTORY PARADE HAS FAREWELL PARTY IN KENSINGTON GARDENS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    FIJI CONTINGENT TO VICTORY PARADE HAS FAREWELL PARTY IN KENSINGTON GARDENS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Members of the Fijian contingent perform a Spear Dance in Kensington Gardens as part of their farewell celebrations. They are wearing grass skirts and garlands around their necks. Many of the men have their faces painted.

  • WASTE LAND RECLAIMED: AGRICULTURE IN HUNTINGDONSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

    WASTE LAND RECLAIMED: AGRICULTURE IN HUNTINGDONSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    'Speed the Plough' Farm in Huntingdonshire had been derelict, but is now being run successfully by the Huntingdon War Agricultural Committee. Here farm foreman Mr R Musey carries out some wilt cutting on the dykes.

  • LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS: THE WORK OF MEMBERS OF THE INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS: THE WORK OF MEMBERS OF THE INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    In his London office, fashion designer Norman Hartnell compares his original sketch and fabric sample to the finished garment, worn by a model, which has just been completed in his workrooms. The dress is made from a jewel print fabric, which he designed.

  • MORRISON SHELTER ON TRIAL: TESTING THE NEW INDOOR SHELTER, 1941

    MORRISON SHELTER ON TRIAL: TESTING THE NEW INDOOR SHELTER, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    This photograph shows the Morrison shelter still intact after the rubble and debris of the destroyed house has been cleared away, following a test of the shelter somewhere in Britain in 1941.

  • WAKEFIELD TRAINING PRISON AND CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A BRITISH PRISON, WAKEFIELD, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

    WAKEFIELD TRAINING PRISON AND CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A BRITISH PRISON, WAKEFIELD, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    A view of one of the dining rooms at Wakefield Training Prison. The prison is built around the central hall, with each wing of the building being known as a 'house'. This is the dining room of one of the houses, set up with cups and plates...

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