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  • GENERAL SIR WILLIAM SLIM, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, JUNE 1945

    GENERAL SIR WILLIAM SLIM, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, JUNE 1945

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

    A portrait of General Sir William Slim, standing on the Embankment in London. Behind him can be seen Waterloo Bridge, and in the background, the dome of St Paul's Cathedral is also visible.

  • WOMEN'S WAR WORK: LIFE IN A SHELL FACTORY, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    WOMEN'S WAR WORK: LIFE IN A SHELL FACTORY, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    Mrs C Gunnee of 3 Victoria Terrace, Broomhill, Sheffield drives a Douglas forklift truck at a shell factory somewhere in Yorkshire. She has two children and her husband is also a munitions worker.

  • THE YUGOSLAV GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE YUGOSLAV GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    An official reception hosted by the Yugoslav Government in Exile in London. Seated around a table are the Yugoslav Vice Premier Krnjevic, Mr Ferguson of Reuters, Dr M Krek, Yugoslav Vice Premier Dr M Nintic, Yugoslav Foreign Minister, P L Graves of The...

  • THE WOMEN BEHIND THE WOMEN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A NORTHERN HOME, ENGLAND, c 1942

    THE WOMEN BEHIND THE WOMEN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A NORTHERN HOME, ENGLAND, c 1942

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

    The four Wilkinson children and five-year-old Billy Fairless (at the rear with his mother Mrs Annie Fairless) set off for school, from their home on Glebe Farm, Front Street in Trimdon Village, County Durham. Left to right, the Wilkinson children are:...

  • WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE: WITH THE FLEET AIR ARM, SCOTLAND, 1943

    WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE: WITH THE FLEET AIR ARM, SCOTLAND, 1943

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

    A Wren Visual Signaller uses a flash lamp to receive and send messages to ships at this Fleet Air Arm station, somewhere in Scotland. According to the original caption, after training Wren Visual Signallers are on duty in ports and their category badge...

  • DUTCH CHILDREN AT WARMSWORTH CAMP, NEAR DONCASTER, ENGLAND, 1945

    DUTCH CHILDREN AT WARMSWORTH CAMP, NEAR DONCASTER, ENGLAND, 1945

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

    A group of excited Dutch children with kitbags and wearing labels to identify themselves and their new addresses, wait for a coach to take them to the railway station. The children are accompanied by several adults. The children had been in England for...

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    Aircraft construction: A female electrical worker fitting the bomb aimers switch into the half completed fuselage of an Avro Lancaster, in a factory in the north of England.

  • THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PHOTOGRAPHS FOR PUBLICATION, UK, 1942

    THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: PHOTOGRAPHS FOR PUBLICATION, UK, 1942

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

    A portrait photograph of a man sitting in an armchair. He is smoking a cigarette and reading a newspaper whilst listening to the wireless. There is a vase of flowers on top of the radio. This photograph was probably taken for use in an exhibition or...

  • HARRY HARGREAVES GOES TO BUCKINGHAM PALACE: FROM YORKSHIRE TO LONDON TO COLLECT HIS BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL, 1943

    HARRY HARGREAVES GOES TO BUCKINGHAM PALACE: FROM YORKSHIRE TO LONDON TO COLLECT HIS BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL, 1943

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

    A striking head and shoulders portrait of Harry Hargreaves, BEM, wearing his British Empire Medal outside Buckingham Palace.

  • 'DISC JOCKEY' CHRISTOPHER STONE, 1945

    'DISC JOCKEY' CHRISTOPHER STONE, 1945

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

    A portrait of Christopher Stone, smoking a pipe. Stone was the first BBC 'Disc Jockey'. His first radio programme was broadcast on 12 June 1924.

  • SOLDIER'S SON: PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH IN WARTIME, BRISTOL, ENGLAND, 1942

    SOLDIER'S SON: PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH IN WARTIME, BRISTOL, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    A restful portrait of mother and child. Irene Stacey holds her four-day-old son Peter Winston as he sleeps at Southmead Hospital, Bristol.

  • FIELD MARSHAL SIR HAROLD ALEXANDER, 1945

    FIELD MARSHAL SIR HAROLD ALEXANDER, 1945

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

    A portrait of Field Marshal Sir Harold Alexander seated at his desk. A large map can be seen on the wall behind him.

  • STUDENT NURSE: LIFE AT ST HELIER HOSPITAL, CARSHALTON, SURREY, 1943

    STUDENT NURSE: LIFE AT ST HELIER HOSPITAL, CARSHALTON, SURREY, 1943

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

    A full length portrait of Joyce Collier showing the indoor uniform of a State Registered Nurse, at St Helier Hospital, Carshalton.

  • D C BAILEY: DESIGNER OF THE BAILEY BRIDGE, UK, 1944

    D C BAILEY: DESIGNER OF THE BAILEY BRIDGE, UK, 1944

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

    Donald Coleman Bailey smokes a pipe as he sits at his desk and examines a model of a Bailey bridge.

  • COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

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

    Miss A Caulker from Mambo Shengea, Sierra Leone, reads a Government White Paper in the common room at the London School of Economics (LSE). According to the original caption, Miss Caulker was headmistress of a girls' school, specialising in welfare...

  • COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

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

    Mr R E K Philips from Jamaica studies in the common room at the London School of Economics (LSE). According to the original caption, he is Assistant Superintendent at Government Industrial School, Stony Hill. He "is specialising in Juvenile...

  • ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE CHELSEA PENSIONERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE CHELSEA PENSIONERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    A Chelsea Pensioner sits on a chest to read the newspaper outside his 'berth' or cubicle on one of the Long Wards at the Royal Hospital Chelsea. According to the original caption "each Pensioner is responsible for keeping his own cubicle...

  • GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Informal portrait of a welder in the shipyard.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    Posters recruiting women into the war effort: “Join the WRENS and free a man to join the fleet.”

  • GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Informal portrait of a shipyard worker.

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