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  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITION ON POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITION ON POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION

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

    Exhibition panel to illustrate the task of reconstruction facing Britain in the post war years: The top photograph ('One of the tasks') shows two schoolboys standing in the rubble of a bomb damaged neighbourhood, whilst in the lower photographs...

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brandt, Bill

    Liverpool Street Underground Station Shelter: A line of people sleeping in the arched tube tunnel.

  • LAUNDRY IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF GLENIFFER LAUNDRY, CATFORD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LAUNDRY IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF GLENIFFER LAUNDRY, CATFORD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A worker at Gleniffer Laundry loads clothing into a large 'French Cleaning' machine. The original caption states that the majority of garments requiring such treatment are suits and overcoats.

  • TECHNICAL SCHOOL: TRAINING AT TOTTENHAM POLYTECHNIC, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    TECHNICAL SCHOOL: TRAINING AT TOTTENHAM POLYTECHNIC, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Boys learn bricklaying in the sunshine at Tottenham Polytechnic.

  • WEST INDIAN VOLUNTEERS JOIN RAF IN BRITAIN: TRAINING AND INSPECTION, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1944

    WEST INDIAN VOLUNTEERS JOIN RAF IN BRITAIN: TRAINING AND INSPECTION, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1944

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

    New recruits to the Royal Air Force, recently arrived from the West Indies, give a Physical Training demonstration to Air Marshal Sir Arthur Barratt and Colonel Oliver Stanley at an RAF station, somewhere in the north of England. The men are standing in...

  • POTTERY IN THE MAKING: THE WORK OF J & G MEAKIN POTTERY, HANLEY, STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

    POTTERY IN THE MAKING: THE WORK OF J & G MEAKIN POTTERY, HANLEY, STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    A wide view of the warehouse attached to this pottery, somewhere in Britain, showing the volume of goods produced. In the background are towers of plates, whilst the foreground is dominated by stacks of jugs and a pyramid of cups. Warehouse workers...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    A busy scene in the Treatment Room of the First Aid Post, set up in a room in a school, probably Mary Boon School, on the corner of Earsby Street and Bishop King's Road, near Avonmore Road. In the right foreground, a nurse applies a facial dressing...

  • BAMPTON FAIR: PONY, SHEEP AND CATTLE SALES IN THE VILLAGE OF BAMPTON, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, OCTOBER 1943

    BAMPTON FAIR: PONY, SHEEP AND CATTLE SALES IN THE VILLAGE OF BAMPTON, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, OCTOBER 1943

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

    On fair day, the streets of Bampton are filled with sheep and ponies on their way to the sales. In the background, Tiverton Hotel can be seen on the corner of the street, with several pedestrians milling around in the drizzle, waiting for the sales to...

  • BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

    BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

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

    Land Girl Iris Joyce leads a bull at a farm somewhere in Britain. Iris had previously been a typist but after four weeks training at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture, she is now confident to deal with such animals and all aspects of her work in...

  • 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

    Irene Stacey (centre) learns how to bath her newborn son Peter, as demonstrated by Nurse J M Hopkins. Behind her, fellow new mother Mary Iles learns how to bathe her baby from pupil midwife D M Tippetts. The babies are being washed in purpose-built...

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