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  • A MERLIN IS MADE: THE PRODUCTION OF MERLIN ENGINES AT A ROLLS ROYCE FACTORY, 1942 A MERLIN IS MADE: THE PRODUCTION OF MERLIN ENGINES AT A ROLLS ROYCE FACTORY, 1942

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

    Mary Gordon operates a No 7 Ward combination lathe, producing sealing rings for the cylinder at this aircraft engine factory, somewhere in Britain. This is precision work, as an error of 0.001" would lead to the seizing up of the entire engine. Mary...

  • FACTORY BALLET: WARTIME FACTORY ENTERTAINMENT, 1942 FACTORY BALLET: WARTIME FACTORY ENTERTAINMENT, 1942

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

    Female factory workers at a Hurricane factory prepare for the ballet performance they will give in the factory canteen for the rest of the staff. The main characters are dressed as bird-like aircraft: the performance acts out a dog-fight.

  • DAY NURSERY AT TOTTENHAM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940 DAY NURSERY AT TOTTENHAM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    A tiny baby sleeps in a fold-up canvas cot in the baby room of Park Lane Municipal Day Nursery in Tottenham in February/March 1940.

  • BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942 BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

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

    Sylvia Smith sprays tomatoes in a greenhouse as part of her training at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture. A shorthand typist before the war, Sylvia hopes to go into horticultural, greenhouse, work.

  • BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942 BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

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

    A member of the Women's Land Army drives a small herd of cows down a narrow country lane, ready for milking, as part of her training at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture. The original caption states that "all fear of cattle disappears quickly...

  • BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942 BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

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

    Sylvia Smith was a shorthand typist before beginning her Land Army training at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture. Here she ties beans or peas to stakes.

  • THE COTTAGES OF FREEFOLK: LIFE IN THE VILLAGE OF FREEFOLK, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 THE COTTAGES OF FREEFOLK: LIFE IN THE VILLAGE OF FREEFOLK, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Mrs Arrowsmith (left) buys a packet of cigarettes and some stamps from Freefolk Postmistress, 65-year-old Mrs Collis. Mrs Collis has lived on the estate all her life, and the Post Office has been run by her family for 71 years.

  • DAY NURSERY AT TOTTENHAM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940 DAY NURSERY AT TOTTENHAM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    A young girl sits at the table waiting for her lunch at Park Lane Municipal Day Nursery in Tottenham, London, N17. She is chewing her fingers so must be quite hungry! Next to her, a young boy can be just be seen, also awaiting his food. A cup and...

  • FACTORY CLINIC: HEALTH AND WELFARE FACILITIES AT A BRITISH FACTORY, 1943 FACTORY CLINIC: HEALTH AND WELFARE FACILITIES AT A BRITISH FACTORY, 1943

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

    A female dentist injects a patient during a consultation in the factory clinic.

  • US TROOPS IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE AMERICANS IN BURTON BRADSTOCK, DORSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 US TROOPS IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE AMERICANS IN BURTON BRADSTOCK, DORSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Master Sergeant Edward White (of 991 S.San Antonio Street, Pomona, California) examines a horseshoe given to him by blacksmith R Burton in the blacksmith's workshop in Burton Bradstock, Dorset. Sgt White and his colleagues Sergeant R J Baier (of 125...

  • DAY NURSERY IN TOTTENHAM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940 DAY NURSERY IN TOTTENHAM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    A young boy plays with a wooden jigsaw puzzle at Park Lane Municipal Day Nursery in Tottenham, London, N17. He is wearing painting overalls over his clothes.

  • THE COTTAGES OF FREEFOLK: LIFE IN THE VILLAGE OF FREEFOLK, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 THE COTTAGES OF FREEFOLK: LIFE IN THE VILLAGE OF FREEFOLK, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    An inhabitant of the village of Freefolk mows the front lawn in the sunshine. Of interest are the rain gullies which run along the ground directly below the edges of the roof. Installed instead of guttering, they were necessary, as "eavestroughs cannot...

  • THE COTTAGES OF FREEFOLK: LIFE IN THE VILLAGE OF FREEFOLK, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 THE COTTAGES OF FREEFOLK: LIFE IN THE VILLAGE OF FREEFOLK, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Edwin Read works on the vegetable plot in the front garden of his cottage in Freefolk, Hampshire. Mr Read is originally from Dorset, is a dairyman and has been a farm worker all his life. According to the original caption, the wooden front door of the...

  • US TROOPS IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE AMERICANS IN BURTON BRADSTOCK, DORSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 US TROOPS IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE AMERICANS IN BURTON BRADSTOCK, DORSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Betty 'Freckles' Mackay and Chris Kerley stand outside the cookhouse of the American camp at Burton Bradstock, Dorset and drink the cocoa they have just been given by Corporal David Roberts (of RR4 Albia, Iowa), who is leaning out of the window to chat...

  • THE COTTAGES OF FREEFOLK: LIFE IN THE VILLAGE OF FREEFOLK, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 THE COTTAGES OF FREEFOLK: LIFE IN THE VILLAGE OF FREEFOLK, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    A woman hangs out her washing in the back yard of her cottage in Freefolk, Hampshire. Each cottage has a vegetable and flower garden at the front of the house, but a concrete yard has been provided at the rear of the houses, complete with permanent...

  • US TROOPS IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE AMERICANS IN BURTON BRADSTOCK, DORSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 US TROOPS IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE AMERICANS IN BURTON BRADSTOCK, DORSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Sergeant Foster Whitsitt (of Route 4, Box 915, Vancouver, Washington) smiles at three local children to whom he has just given oranges, in the sunshine in the village of Burton Bradstock, Dorset. The children include Chris Kerley and Betty 'Freckles'...

  • BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942 BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

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

    Three members of the Women's Land Army do the 'Silo-Step' as part of their training at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture. The silo is filled with layers of hay and molasses and then the Land Girls stamp around on it until it is reduced to one...

  • LONDON PARKS: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE HEART OF THE CITY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943 LONDON PARKS: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE HEART OF THE CITY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    Young people enjoy a spot of 'amphibious warfare' in the sunshine on the spring board of the Lido in Hyde Park. One boy is standing on the diving board and holding the ankles of one of his friends as she splashes backwards into the water, to join the...

  • US TROOPS IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE AMERICANS IN BURTON BRADSTOCK, DORSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1944 US TROOPS IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE AMERICANS IN BURTON BRADSTOCK, DORSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Mrs Howarth, the wife of the village schoolmaster, pours tea for Sergeant Harold D Kregar in the garden of her house in Burton Bradstock in Dorset. Sgt Kregar is from Cheyenne Wells, Colorado and won the Legion of Merit in Iceland.

  • BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942 BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

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

    Three members of the Women's Land Army do the 'Silo-Step' as part of their training at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture. The silo is filled with layers of hay and molasses and then the Land Girls stamp around on it until it is reduced to one...

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