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  • AFS EXHIBITION FOR NEW YORK, 1941 AFS EXHIBITION FOR NEW YORK, 1941

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

    A photograph showing an exhibition designed by the Ministry of Information relating to the work of the London Fire Brigade and the Auxiliary Fire Service, which is to be shipped to New York. The various panels of the display include 'Progress of an...

  • 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 clears the grate in the sitting room of her South Kensington home. She is careful to sort the cinders from the ash, so that the cinders can be re-used in the grate and so that the ash can be added to the garden as a fertiliser.

  • 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 makes up a bunk in the air raid shelter in the cellar of her South Kensington home. The bunks are kept ready in case any night raids force her to spend the night in the shelter. The bunk will hopefully mean that she spends the night in some...

  • 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 makes her bed in the basement of her South Kensington home before leaving for work. The top floor of her house is no longer in use.

  • 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 Olive Day rolls away a rug that was on the staircase of her South Kensington home. All carpets have been removed and asbestos laid in their place, in an attempt to combat fire bombs. Behind her, part of the window has been boarded up, with the rest...

  • 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 Olive Day enjoys tea, toast and the morning papers at the breakfast table in the centre of her South Kensington sitting room. Behind her, evidence of air raids can be seen in that two panes of glass are missing from the window and have been replaced...

  • 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 stands alongside a hole in the floor which was made by a fire bomb before the fire was brought under control. This area of the house does not have asbestos sheeting on the floor.

  • 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 points to a hole in the ceiling where a fire bomb recently came through into her South Kensington home. Scorch marks can be seen on the ceiling next to the hole.

  • 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

    This photograph shows how large sheets of asbestos have been laid on the landing at the top of Mrs Day's home to try to prevent fires from incendiary bombs from spreading to other parts of the house.

  • MTC GIRLS FOR AMERICA: WOMEN OF THE MECHANISED TRANSPORT CORPS AT WORK, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940 MTC GIRLS FOR AMERICA: WOMEN OF THE MECHANISED TRANSPORT CORPS AT WORK, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    Mrs Pat Macleod accepts a cigarette from a member of the Pioneer Corps as she and Miss Winifred Ashford enjoy a cup of tea, somewhere in London. They are resting on a large pile of rubble. Behind them, more rubble and timbers can be seen, and also...

  • MTC GIRLS FOR AMERICA: WOMEN OF THE MECHANISED TRANSPORT CORPS AT WORK, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940 MTC GIRLS FOR AMERICA: WOMEN OF THE MECHANISED TRANSPORT CORPS AT WORK, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    Mrs Pat Macleod and Miss Winifred Ashford pack their suitcases for departure. It is unclear whether this is their departure from America to Britain, or from a depot to another posting elsewhere in Britain.

  • 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 sets the table in preparation for the evening meal in the sitting room of her South Kensington home. She is expecting her naval husband Lt Kenneth Day to arrive home on leave, so the table is set for two and a vase of flowers has been added.

  • LONDON AFS: MEN OF THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE IN LONDON, C 1940 LONDON AFS: MEN OF THE AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE IN LONDON, C 1940

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

    As an Air Raid Precautions Warden leans down the concrete shaft of the ARP post to report the position of a fire to the watch attendant, the attendant immediately telephones the information through to the local fire service control.

  • LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942 LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    A wide view of the escalators at Bourne and Hollingsworth department store in London. Women can be seen travelling and up and down these wooden escalators and several of the various departments of the store can also be seen.

  • LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942 LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    Customers browse through books in the Book Department of Selfridge's department store in London's Oxford Street. A large pyramidal display of books dominates the photograph. A sign advertising 'General Literature' can be seen in the background.

  • LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942 LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    Men and women queue at the counter to buy meat in the well-stocked meat department at Selfridge's in London. Above the counter, under a sign saying 'Empire and Imported Meat', hang large joints of meat and strings of sausages.

  • LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942 LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    Men, women and children queue to buy goods in the Grocery Department at Selfridge's in London. The shop assistants wear long white coats. Various packets and tins can be seen on the shelves and counter, including several large boxes of Shredded Wheat,...

  • LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942 LONDON CARRIES ON: SHOPPING IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    A wide view of customers in the Grocery Department of Selfridge's in London. Men and women queue at the counter to buy goods. A large display of tinned or canned goods can be seen in the foreground. A sign over one section of the counter reads 'Empire...

  • MIDDLE EAST MAIL: THE POST OFFICE IN WARTIME, 1940 MIDDLE EAST MAIL: THE POST OFFICE IN WARTIME, 1940

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

    Sacks and bundles of mail are loaded into vans in the loading bay of King Edward Building, King Edward Street, London, EC1A in 1940.

  • SEVEN PAIRS OF TINY BOOTS: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1941 SEVEN PAIRS OF TINY BOOTS: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Kenneth Agas and Patricia Violet Wright examine the new shoes they have been given courtesy of Mrs Abernathy, from Seattle, a member of the English Speaking Union.

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