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  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1942

    Home Front: A family relaxes at home on a Sunday afternoon in Taunton, Somerset, 1942. A man and two women occupy themselves with typical wartime leisure pursuits - reading, knitting and listening to the radio. A pet dog and cat sit by the fire.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    The Wartime Workforce: In order for more women to be introduced into war production adequate child care facilities - in the form of child minders and nurseries - were necessary. Photograph shows: Children having a meal at a day nursery run by the...

  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTRY TOWN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTRY TOWN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1944

    A group of children play on the slide in the sunshine in a municipal recreation ground in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, 1944.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    Mining: Coal miners at the end of their shift. Strikes were prevalent in the mining industry during the Second World War. This situation was partly due to the legacy of the bitter strike of 1926 and also due to very low wages.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    Aircraft construction: Men and women working on the production of Merlin engines at a Rolls Royce factory.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1944

    Home Front: A group of swimmers walk out to the diving boards of the Lido at Hyde Park, London, 1944. During the later years of the war, a government campaign encouraged civilians to stay at home during the summer holiday season by promoting local...

  • WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    West Indian Labour Force in Britain: Jamaican technicians working at a factory in the north of England. Picture shows: Ernest Tank and Eric Wallen, both from Kingston, Jamaica, assembling a plate for a tank.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil (Photographer)

    1940s vintage exhibition print of Cecil Beaton photograph D 4738. A Royal Air Force navigator working at his chart table in a Vickers Wellington bomber.

  • WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer 1941

    West Indian Labour Force in Britain: Alvin Christie (aged 30) from Jamaica at work in the machine shop of a tank factory in the North of England, 1941.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    Women in Industry: Part-time women workers, popularly known as the "Housewives Brigade" at a Royal Ordnance shell filling factory. They spent approximately four hours per day making fuses and wore a red, white and blue badge on their cap so...

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