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  • A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WARTIME HOUSEWIFE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WARTIME HOUSEWIFE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Mrs Day separates cardboard and tin from her household rubbish, ready for salvage, outside the basement of her home in South Kensington, London.

  • 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

    The Women's Land Army (WLA): The skilled and heavy work of hay-stacking is tackled by members of the Women’s Land Army.

  • 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: Women assembling time fuses at a Royal Ordnance shell-filling factory.

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

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

    Off Duty: A group of United States soldiers taking a nine week course at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, listen to a lecture given by the famous actress Miss Flora Robson (not pictured).

  • 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: 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...

  • 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 Civil Defence: Firewoman Rene Whitton, left and firewoman Ivy Deal pictured making air filters at a fire station.

  • 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

    The Women's Land Army (WLA): Land Army girls at work on a land drainage scheme. In the foreground a Land Army girl is seen levelling the earth that has been excavated.

  • 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 Photo Division Photographer 1941

    Women in Industry: Mrs Dart, a childminder in Bristol entertains six children in Bristol with a story book while their mothers work, 1941. Nurseries and childminders were vital if women were to take part in war work.

  • THE LONDON UNDERGROUND AS AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    THE LONDON UNDERGROUND AS 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

    People sheltering from air raids line the platform and tracks at Aldwych Underground Station in London. A row of coats can be seen hanging on the wall.

  • WEST INDIES MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOSTEL, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, 1941

    WEST INDIES MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOSTEL, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Two West Indian Merchant Seamen stand outside the 'West Indies House' hostel at 14-16 Lovaine Place, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1941. Behind them can be seen a poster advertising the hostel, its location and facilities. The poster also states that...

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