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  • THE RESETTLEMENT ADVICE SERVICE OF THE MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND NATIONAL SERVICE

    THE RESETTLEMENT ADVICE SERVICE OF THE MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND NATIONAL SERVICE

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

    Reception area and enquiries desk in the Resettlement Advice Service office in Luton.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE 'PLAN YOUR HOME' EXHIBITION

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE 'PLAN YOUR HOME' EXHIBITION

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

    Layout of a modern kitchen dining room at the CEMA exhibition held at the National Gallery, London to show contemporary domestic interiors.

  • WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (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.

  • POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN

    POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN

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

    Benchill shopping centre on the Wythenshawe Estate, Manchester

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1944

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    Model of a proposed development by Professor Patrick Abercrombie to make Chipping Ongar the nucleus of a new town of 60,000 inhabitants, most of whom would relocate from London after the Second World War. The proposal was not adopted.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    Production Drives and Posters: A poster on display during the Second World War: 'Opportunities now in local factory for married women to volunteer to fill millions of shells needed to win the war. Full details at Employment Exchange'.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (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.”

  • RADAR AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE 1939-1945

    RADAR AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Hill A E (Sqn Ldr)

    Low level oblique of the WURZBURG radar near Bruneval, taken by Sqn Ldr A E Hill on 5 December 1941. Professor Jones described these photos as classics of their kind, which enabled a raiding force to locate, and make off with, the radar’s vital...

  • PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

    PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

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

    A busy scene showing the huge scale of sugar beet operations. Lorries bring large loads of beets into the unloading area of this factory throughout the day, adding to the massive piles of sugar beet already awaiting processing.

  • THEY LEARN TO BE LUMBERJILLS: WOMEN'S LAND ARMY FORESTRY TRAINING, CULFORD, SUFFOLK, 1943

    THEY LEARN TO BE LUMBERJILLS: WOMEN'S LAND ARMY FORESTRY TRAINING, CULFORD, SUFFOLK, 1943

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

    An aerial view of the WLA training camp at Culford, showing a group of Land Girls leaving the camp at 8am to make their way to the forestry site. The dormitories, bath hut, canteen and recreation room can be seen.

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A view of St Mark's Church, Victoria Dock in the sunshine (probably taken from a railway bridge), showing the position of the church at the junction of four roads and two railways. The original caption states that the church is "an exact copy of a...

  • OUTWORKING UNIT: THE CONTRIBUTION OF OUTWORKERS TO THE WAR EFFORT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    OUTWORKING UNIT: THE CONTRIBUTION OF OUTWORKERS TO THE WAR EFFORT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Women at work producing radio location components for Belling & Lee Ltd, at an outworking unit in Chinnor, Oxfordshire.

  • PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    PARISH PRIEST: THE WORK OF THE VICAR OF ST MARK'S CHURCH, VICTORIA DOCKS, SILVERTOWN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A view of an area of Silvertown showing a sunny, but deserted street, with a large gap amongst the houses on the right hand side, the result of a bomb during the Blitz. Several dogs can just be seen in the road. In the bottom right hand corner of the...

  • ARMY POST OFFICE: CORRESPONDENCE AND MAIL IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    ARMY POST OFFICE: CORRESPONDENCE AND MAIL IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A busy scene in a disused dance hall, somewhere in the Midlands, which is now used as the Army Post Office. Sorting is underway by members of the Auxiliary Territorial Service and men who had previously sorted for the General Post Office. Mail is first...

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

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

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

    Men paint the exterior of a new cargo ship at a shipyard in Glasgow. One of the painters is balancing on a long plank propped across two ladder-like structures, which in turn are balancing on the deck of a barge alongside the cargo vessel. He is using...

  • ARMY POST OFFICE: CORRESPONDENCE AND MAIL IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    ARMY POST OFFICE: CORRESPONDENCE AND MAIL IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A busy scene in a disused dance hall, somewhere in the Midlands, which is now used as the Army Post Office. Sorting is underway by members of the Auxiliary Territorial Service. Mail is first sorted into the various branches of the services and then,...

  • WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE: WRENS WITH THE FLEET MAIL, ENGLAND, UK, NOVEMBER 1944

    WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE: WRENS WITH THE FLEET MAIL, ENGLAND, UK, NOVEMBER 1944

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

    Two ratings collect sacks of mail from the wrens of the Fleet Mail who have come alongside their ship in the mail boat. The Duty Officer on board the ship asks if there are any registered parcels.

  • NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN WARTIME, TEDDINGTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN WARTIME, TEDDINGTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A general view of the High Tension Laboratory in the Electricity Division of the National Physical Laboratory. The laboratory is equipped with apparatus to develop very high voltage in order to study the properties of insulators and high tension cables...

  • US ARMY UNIVERSITY, SHRIVENHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    US ARMY UNIVERSITY, SHRIVENHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    A general view of the campus of the US Army University at Shrivenham, showing the lecture rooms and offices in the foreground and students' sleeping quarters in the background.

  • COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

    COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

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

    A wide aerial view of the hollow, roofless shell of Coventry Cathedral showing how a path has been cleared through the rubble and debris inside the building. The walls and spire of the Cathedral still stand.

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