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  • THE BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE BUILDING INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES, UK, 1945

    THE BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE BUILDING INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES, UK, 1945

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

    Two workers at a large locomotive works, somewhere in Britain, consult a set of plans as they stand on the factory floor in the wheel shop. Just behind them are rows of wheels and axles which are being assembled in this shop.

  • YMCA SNAPSHOTS FROM HOME: CIVILIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS AT WORK, UK, 1944

    YMCA SNAPSHOTS FROM HOME: CIVILIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS AT WORK, UK, 1944

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

    Civil Defence worker Mr A E Moat prepares to photograph Mrs F L White and her daughters Patricia (aged 5) and Doreen (aged 4) in the living room of their home in Edmonton, to send to Mrs White's husband, serving in the Middle East. Mr Moat has set...

  • A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    A female student looks at models of a sea lily in the museum of the Faculty of Science at Reading University. Several other glass cases can be seen on display, including one which contains the skeleton of what appears to be some kind of lizard or iguana.

  • DIG FOR VICTORY: LIFE ON A WARTIME ALLOTMENT, ACTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, 1940

    DIG FOR VICTORY: LIFE ON A WARTIME ALLOTMENT, ACTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    Two amateur gardeners check on the progress of seeds outside a greenhouse on an allotment in Acton.

  • HARRY POLLITT SPEAKS AT WHITEHALL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    HARRY POLLITT SPEAKS AT WHITEHALL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain, gives a speech to workers in Whitehall, London, 1941. Big Ben can be clearly seen behind him.

  • THE OXFORD AND BERMONDSEY BOYS' CLUBS: THE WORK OF BOYS CLUBS IN BERMONDSEY, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    THE OXFORD AND BERMONDSEY BOYS' CLUBS: THE WORK OF BOYS CLUBS IN BERMONDSEY, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Boys at the Canterbury Club of the Oxford and Bermondsey Club play draughts and chess in the games room of the Club. The Canterbury Club is on Webb Street, Bermondsey.

  • FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    FLYING BOMB: V1 BOMB DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Milkmen deliver the morning round along a rubble strewn street, as householders discuss the damage to their properties following a V1 attack in Upper Norwood. A vicar can also be seen walking along the street. The front doors and all windows are...

  • LONDON PARKS: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE HEART OF THE CITY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    LONDON PARKS: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE HEART OF THE CITY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    A family group tries a spot of boating on the Serpentine in Hyde Park, London. Several other rowing boats can be seen on the water behind them.

  • AFS FILM ACTORS: THE FILMING OF 'UNPUBLISHED STORY' AT DENHAM FILM STUDIOS, DENHAM, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    AFS FILM ACTORS: THE FILMING OF 'UNPUBLISHED STORY' AT DENHAM FILM STUDIOS, DENHAM, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    A fire engine carrying members of the heavy unit of the Uxbridge Fire Brigade enters Denham Film Studios in Buckinghamshire. These men of the Auxiliary Fire Service are on their way to help with the production of the Two Cities Film Company film '...

  • PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

    PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

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

    Granulated sugar made from sugar beet is fed from a giant container down a chute into sacks. A factory worker helps to guide the sugar into the sacks, ready for transport.

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