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  • NORTH LONDON AIR RAID SHELTER, 1940

    NORTH LONDON AIR RAID SHELTER, 1940

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

    Civilians sleep on benches in a north London air raid shelter, 1940.

  • 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

    One of London's most popular shelters is that which is to be found in a section of the London underground system which has been converted by tearing up the tracks. The advertisements remain pasted on the wall. Hats and coats are hung on nails which have...

  • 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

    South East London Shelter. Under the railway arches which have now been fitted with bunks it is difficult to find a place to sit before turning in, other than on the tops of the bunks. There is no need to lonely inder such circumstances.

  • PIG FOOD: PIG CLUBS IN WARTIME LONDON, 1943

    PIG FOOD: PIG CLUBS IN WARTIME LONDON, 1943

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

    Policemen who have formed a Pig Club clear out one of their pig sties, somewhere in London.

  • COMMUNITY GARDENING: WARTIME FOOD PRODUCTION AT ROWNEY GREEN, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    COMMUNITY GARDENING: WARTIME FOOD PRODUCTION AT ROWNEY GREEN, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Mrs Brown and her daughter Peggy feed the chickens in the garden of their home in Rowney Green, Worcestershire. Mrs Brown cultivates the village Food Production Club's champion garden, and also looks after her two children, the hens and a dog. Her...

  • COMMUNITY GARDENING: WARTIME FOOD PRODUCTION AT ROWNEY GREEN, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    COMMUNITY GARDENING: WARTIME FOOD PRODUCTION AT ROWNEY GREEN, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Mrs Forsyth collects her jam ration from the shopkeeper in the village of Rowney Green in Worcestershire, as the shopkeeper checks off the coupons in Mrs Forsyth's ration book. The jam was made by women of the local Women's Institute in the village hall.

  • THE WAR AND MISS CRASKE: AT HOME IN LONDON AND AT WORK AT QUEEN'S COLLEGE, TAUNTON, 1943

    THE WAR AND MISS CRASKE: AT HOME IN LONDON AND AT WORK AT QUEEN'S COLLEGE, TAUNTON, 1943

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

    Miss Pauline Craske (centre, facing camera) enjoys a meal at a British Restaurant in London. The restaurant is very well-patronised and many other people can be seen eating their lunch.

  • BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: BOYS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

    BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: BOYS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    Jimmy West, aged 11, smiles as he rests a garden fork on his shoulder in preparation for beginning work on an allotment created from the rubble and debris of a bomb site in the East End of London. According to the original caption, Jimmy had been...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, LONDON, UK, 1940

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, LONDON, UK, 1940

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

    A civilian walks past a large horizontal 'Dig for Victory' poster, which can be seen on railings somewhere in London.

  • 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 official photographer

    Three West Indian Merchant Seaman are welcomed by the warden upon arrival at the hostel at 14-16 Lovaine Place, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.

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