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  • COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Miners at a colliery, somewhere in the Midlands, trudge through the snow following their seven and a half hour shift on their way to the changing rooms and welcome hot showers. The mine buildings, including the mine shaft winding gear, chute and chimney.

  • COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Miners at a colliery somewhere in the Midlands, leave the 'pit cage' at the end of their shift. The 'cage' is a lift which descends down to the coal face. According to the original caption, the shifts are supposed to last seven and...

  • COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Flight Lieutenant Tilsley (right) visits the coal face and asks miners Ernest 'the Emperor' Brooks (left) and George 'Napoleon' Ward about life as a miner at a colliery, somewhere in the Midlands. According to the original caption:...

  • COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Miner Ernest Brooks, known as 'the Emperor' uses a pick on a seam of coal at a colliery, somewhere in the Midlands. The original caption states that this is a four foot seam, and there is little room for manoeuvre.

  • COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Miners at a colliery somewhere in the Midlands receive sun ray treatment. The original caption states that "'As good as a week at Blackpool!' is the general opinion".

  • COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COAL MINERS: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A MIDLANDS COLLIERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Coal Miners Ernest 'the Emperor' Brooks (left) and George 'Napoleon' Ward leave the Midlands colliery where they work after their seven and a half hour shift. According to the original caption, "their combined output is almost...

  • WAKEFIELD TRAINING PRISON AND CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A BRITISH PRISON, WAKEFIELD, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

    WAKEFIELD TRAINING PRISON AND CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A BRITISH PRISON, WAKEFIELD, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    At the camp attached to Wakefield Training Prison, inmates tend to the chickens and pigs kept on once derelict farmland at the prison. The camp is largely self-supporting.

  • 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 foreground, a nurse treats a woman with a head...

  • WAKEFIELD TRAINING PRISON AND CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A BRITISH PRISON, WAKEFIELD, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

    WAKEFIELD TRAINING PRISON AND CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A BRITISH PRISON, WAKEFIELD, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    In their spare time, inmates at Wakefield Training Prison tend the gardens they have created outside their huts.

  • 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

    Civil Defence workers help the walking wounded, all with blankets draped around their shoulders, into the First Aid Post which has been set up in this school building, probably Mary Boon School, on the corner of Earsby Street and Bishop King's Road...

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