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  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WORKS GOES TO WAR, ENGLAND, 1942

    ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WORKS GOES TO WAR, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    Sparks fly as 21 year old Agnes Denning, wearing protective goggles, brazes switchgear at an electrical engineering works, somewhere in the Midlands. According to the original caption, Agnes has been doing this job at this factory for about 3 months and...

  • LONDON JEWS IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF YOUTH CLUBS IN STEPNEY, LONDON, 1942

    LONDON JEWS IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF YOUTH CLUBS IN STEPNEY, LONDON, 1942

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

    Jack Herskovitch (left) and Myer Segal compete in a boxing match at the Bernhard Baron Settlement boys' club on Berner Street, Commercial Road, East London, as their instructor and friends look on. Both boys are 20 years old and have been stockers...

  • LIFE IN A BASEMENT AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    LIFE IN A BASEMENT AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    A local policeman on his round drops into this basement shelter in London's West End to check that all is well. Shelterers sleep on the floor and low partitions of concrete blocks divide up the area. This photograph was taken in November 1940.

  • LONDONERS' MEALS SERVICE: CANTEEN AT FISHMONGERS' HALL, LONDON BRIDGE, LONDON, 1942

    LONDONERS' MEALS SERVICE: CANTEEN AT FISHMONGERS' HALL, LONDON BRIDGE, LONDON, 1942

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

    Men and women eat at rows of tables set up in what was the ornate banqueting hall of Fishmongers' Hall, London Bridge. It is now being used as a canteen by the Londoners' Meals Service. The canteen is self service, with a few members of staff...

  • CO-OPERATIVE YOUTH SUMMER SCHOOLS: EDUCATION AND ENTERTAINMENT, CRAIG SCHOOL, WINDERMERE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    CO-OPERATIVE YOUTH SUMMER SCHOOLS: EDUCATION AND ENTERTAINMENT, CRAIG SCHOOL, WINDERMERE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Young people attending the Co-Operative Union Summer School at Craig School, Lake Windermere, enjoy a spot of rowing on the lake. According to the original caption, one day in the week-long summer school was devoted to an outing across the lake,...

  • ENTERTAINMENT IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1941

    ENTERTAINMENT IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1941

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

    A young woman chats to a soldier as they stand in the doorway of a room. They are attending a dance party which is being held in a house or hostel, somewhere in Britain.

  • YOUTH SERVICE VOLUNTEERS HELP BRITISH FARMERS: AGRICULTURAL CAMP AT NUNNEY CATCH, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    YOUTH SERVICE VOLUNTEERS HELP BRITISH FARMERS: AGRICULTURAL CAMP AT NUNNEY CATCH, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    After a hard day in the fields, a member of the Youth Service Volunteers enjoys a shower at the agricultural camp at Nunney Catch, Somerset. The evening sun can be seen on the walls of the wooden shower hut or cubicle.

  • DARBY AND JOAN WAR WORKERS: OAPS CONTRIBUTE TO THE WAR EFFORT, MANUDEN, ESSEX, 1942

    DARBY AND JOAN WAR WORKERS: OAPS CONTRIBUTE TO THE WAR EFFORT, MANUDEN, ESSEX, 1942

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

    Harry King (aged 71) prepares to lift the bale of straw he has prepared to thatch a hay rick, as other members of his family look on. Left to right they are Harry's eldest son, Montague, who works at nearby Peyton Hall, Harry's granddaughter,...

  • NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

    NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

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

    Nurses help some of the smaller toddlers with their breakfast of porridge at Flint Green Road Nursery, whilst others are able to feed themselves.

  • THE WORK OF THE AMERICAN HOSPITAL IN BRITAIN, PARK PREWETT HOSPITAL, BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE, FEBRUARY 1941

    THE WORK OF THE AMERICAN HOSPITAL IN BRITAIN, PARK PREWETT HOSPITAL, BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE, FEBRUARY 1941

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

    Sister Alma Gee dresses the injured foot of a man who was wounded by a High Explosive at Park Prewett Hospital in Basingstoke in February 1941.

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