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  • ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE JEWISH NEW YEAR: RELIGIOUS CELEBRATIONS AT THE BALFOUR SERVICE CLUB, LONDON, UK, 1943

    ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE JEWISH NEW YEAR: RELIGIOUS CELEBRATIONS AT THE BALFOUR SERVICE CLUB, LONDON, UK, 1943

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

    Captain Judah Nadich (standing centre), a Rabbi with the American army, raises his glass as he offers the Kiddush prayer. To the left of Captain Nadich (originally from Baltimore, Maryland), hidden by his right arm, is Captain Gershon Levi, from...

  • BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

    BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    Sister Ward bandages the arm of Violet Wise, daughter of a canal boatman, at a first aid post at Stoke Bruerne on the Grand Union Canal. The original caption states that Sister Ward grew up in a house on the canal bank and, after serving in Paris 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

    A discussion underway at the Meeting of the Stepney Youth Committee and Youth Council, held at the Brady Girls' Club in Hanbury Street, Stepney. This was a joint committee of Jews and Christians. The poster on the table advertises a 'Grand...

  • ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944

    ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    A member of staff at the Army Post Office, 'somewhere in the Midlands', repacks parcels which have either been badly packed or have broken their wrappings in transit. Whenever possible, the parcels are sent on to the addressee or are returned...

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    Women in Industry: A group of women out-workers assembling electrical parts. Many women, who because of age or domestic responsibilities were unable to undertake full-time war service, worked part-time in private homes, converted shops and small...

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

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

    A mother hangs out the family washing outside a newly completed Uniseco prefabricated emergency house.

  • NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN WARTIME, TEDDINGTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN WARTIME, TEDDINGTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    In the rolling mill shop of the Metallurgy Department at the National Physical Laboratory, a scientist tests the effects of hot and cold rolling on a sheet of metal alloy.

  • A MERLIN IS MADE: THE PRODUCTION OF MERLIN ENGINES AT A ROLLS ROYCE FACTORY, 1942

    A MERLIN IS MADE: THE PRODUCTION OF MERLIN ENGINES AT A ROLLS ROYCE FACTORY, 1942

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

    Two workers at this aircraft engine factory work together to test the temperature of molten metal before it is put into a mould. The metal has to be 720 degrees C before it can be moulded. Mr A Hamid inserts the thermocouple of the pyrometer into the...

  • PENICILLIN PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE: THE DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION OF PENICILLIN, ENGLAND, 1944

    PENICILLIN PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE: THE DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION OF PENICILLIN, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    A close up portrait of Professor Alexander Fleming at work in his laboratory at St Mary's Hospital, London. Fourteen years after his discovery of penicillin, he is still experimenting to investigate the effect of the drug on bacteria. In this...

  • SOLDIER'S SON: PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH IN WARTIME, BRISTOL, ENGLAND, 1942

    SOLDIER'S SON: PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH IN WARTIME, BRISTOL, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    A restful portrait of mother and child. Irene Stacey holds her four-day-old son Peter Winston as he sleeps at Southmead Hospital, Bristol.

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