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  • LONDON SHOWS THE FLAG: LIFE GOES ON IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    LONDON SHOWS THE FLAG: LIFE GOES ON IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940

    A young boy called Leslie plants a Union Flag into the pile of rubble and debris that is all that is left of his home, following an air raid on London, 1940.

  • WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

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

    Broadwater Road in the industrial zone of Welwyn Garden City, showing how the idea of landscaping an area to create a pleasant environment was viewed as not just important for residential areas.

  • WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

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

    Children leaving Peartree School in Peartree Lane, Welwyn Garden City.

  • BOMBS HIT LONDON STORES: AIR RAID DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    BOMBS HIT LONDON STORES: AIR RAID DAMAGE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940-09

    A wide view of the bomb-damaged shell of the John Lewis department store on London's Oxford Street, following an air raid in September 1940.

  • GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, ENGLAND, 1940

    GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, ENGLAND, 1940

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940

    Three nurses carry babies cocooned in baby gas respirators down the corridor of a London hospital during a gas drill, 1940. Note the carrying handle on the respirator used to carry the baby by the nurse in the foreground.

  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940

    A group of children arrive on a platform at Brent station, near Kingsbridge, Devon after being evacuated from Bristol in 1940. The train on which they have travelled can be clearly seen alongside. The children are carrying bags, suitcases, or bundles of...

  • LONDONERS RECORD THEIR VOTE ON NATIONAL POLLING DAY, HOLBORN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 5 JULY 1945

    LONDONERS RECORD THEIR VOTE ON NATIONAL POLLING DAY, HOLBORN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 5 JULY 1945

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-07-05

    Two nurses cast their votes in the polling booth at the polling station at the Italian Hospital, Queen Square, Holborn, 5 July 1945. According to the original caption, this is the first time that the nurse on the right has voted.

  • LONDONERS RECORD THEIR VOTE ON NATIONAL POLLING DAY, HOLBORN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 5 JULY 1945

    LONDONERS RECORD THEIR VOTE ON NATIONAL POLLING DAY, HOLBORN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 5 JULY 1945

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-07-05

    An elderly man places his ballot paper into the sealed ballot box at the polling station at the Italian Hospital, Queen Square, Holborn, 5 July 1945. Three polling officials can be seen sitting at the table, giving a woman her ballot paper. The polling...

  • THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-08-15

    Civilians walk amongst the piles of torn up paper which have been thrown, 'ticker tape'-style, from the windows of offices, on Lower Regent Street, London, to celebrate the signing of the Peace with Japan, 15 August 1945. More paper can be seen...

  • REHOUSING BRITAIN: THE GREAT CLEAR UP OPERATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1945

    REHOUSING BRITAIN: THE GREAT CLEAR UP OPERATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1945

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    Old Age Pensioner, Mr F. Medlock and his daughter Mrs T. Scott clear rubble from the front garden of their bomb damaged home, in preparation for the arrival of Gunner Scott home on leave from Holland. On their front window, which is boarded up, are the...

  • LONDONERS RECORD THEIR VOTE ON NATIONAL POLLING DAY, HOLBORN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 5 JULY 1945

    LONDONERS RECORD THEIR VOTE ON NATIONAL POLLING DAY, HOLBORN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 5 JULY 1945

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-07-05

    A young woman places her ballot paper into the sealed ballot box at the polling station in the Italian Hospital, Queen Square, Holborn, 5 July 1945. Three polling officer can be seen sitting at the desk. In the background, more people arrive to cast...

  • THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-08-15

    Crowds of people wait for news at the junction of Whitehall with Downing Street, 15 August 1945. The crowd consists of service personnel and civilians alike, all waiting for confirmation from the Prime Minister that the war in Japan is over. Clearly...

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: REPAIRING BOMB DAMAGED HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: REPAIRING BOMB DAMAGED HOUSING

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    A member of the Pioneer Corps assists a civilian building labourer in tiling a roof, 1945. These permanent repairs replaced the temporary felt and tarpaulin roof coverings that can still be seen in situ on adjacent houses of the terrace.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer (Undefined) 1945

    Construction work underway on a Uniseco prefabricated emergency house, 1945.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer (Undefined) 1945

    A group of Uniseco prefabricated emergency houses on a former bomb site in London, 1945.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    A couple rendered homeless through German bombing stand outside their newly completed Uniseco prefabricated emergency house, 1945. Such dwellings were designed to last for two years, providing time for the construction of permanent housing.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    A bomb site on a residential street in London cleared of rubble and ready for the construction of temporary emergency housing, 1945.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    Curved asbestos sheeting on site for the construction of temporary houses converted from army Nissen Huts, 1945. In the background a number of the central chimney stacks for each house have already been built.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer (Undefined) 1945

    Workmen fit an inner lining of asbestos cement to the interior of a temporary house converted from an army Nissen Hut, 1945.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: REPAIRING BOMB DAMAGED HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: REPAIRING BOMB DAMAGED HOUSING

    part of "NORTH LONDON SHELTER" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    Members of a bombed out family sleep in the living room of a neighbour's house, 1945.

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