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  • BAND OF THE KING'S AFRICAN RIFLES VISITS EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 1946

    BAND OF THE KING'S AFRICAN RIFLES VISITS EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 1946

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

    Band of the King's African Rifles on the march along the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle.

  • EXAMPLES OF PRE-WAR BUILDING DESIGN USED AS MODELS FOR POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION

    EXAMPLES OF PRE-WAR BUILDING DESIGN USED AS MODELS FOR POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION

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

    Working class maisonettes in Gee Street, Birmingham

  • DEMOBILISING MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE

    DEMOBILISING MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE

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

    Members of the Women's Royal Air Force (WAAF) newly arrived at the WAAF Demobilisation Centre at RAF Wythall check in their baggage before proceeding with the demobilisation process.

  • 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

  • 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

    A member of staff in discussion with an army corporal in one of the interview rooms of the Resettlement Advice Service office in Luton.

  • A MODERN COUNTY SCHOOL

    A MODERN COUNTY SCHOOL

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

    A needlework class underway.

  • A MODERN COUNTY SCHOOL

    A MODERN COUNTY SCHOOL

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

    Exterior view of the main entrance to the school.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    For the repatriated prisoners of war attending No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough, afternoons were free time. Many took the chance to play or watch sports such as football.

  • A MODERN COUNTY SCHOOL

    A MODERN COUNTY SCHOOL

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

    A Biology class in progress.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    The Belvedere Club, run by the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS), for all ranks at No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

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

    Guardsmen learning the right way to mix cement that will be used in the construction of the temporary houses.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

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

    Sergeant Whyte, in charge of the construction work, indicates how steel from former Nissen huts is used in the construction of the new temporary houses.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    Warrant Officer Brown, one of the repatriated prisoners of war attending No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough, was given the chance to try out teaching at a local school.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    Repatriated prisoners of war attend the Music Circle at No 1 Resettlement Centre along with friends and staff.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: COVENTRY

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: COVENTRY

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

    Part of the model prepared to the plans of Donald Gibson (Coventry City Architect) for the post-war rebuilding of Coventry's bomb damaged city centre

  • 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 Bishops Stortford.

  • DEMOBILISING MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE

    DEMOBILISING MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE

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

    Members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) collect their baggage having completed the first stage of the demobilisation process at the WAAF Demobilisation Centre, RAF Wythall.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: WELWYN GARDEN CITY THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: 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 Photographer

    A parade of shops in Welwyn Garden City.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

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

    Guardsmen working on the construction of temporary houses. These men are training for civilian careers as builders, plumbers, plasterers and electricians.

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

    The kitchen in a completed temporary house converted from an army Nissen Hut.

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

    Workmen putting up the side panels of a prefabricated emergency house.

  • POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: HOUSING DESIGNS

    POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: HOUSING DESIGNS

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

    Pullman Court flats, Streatham Hill, London.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: COVENTRY

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: COVENTRY

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

    Part of the model prepared to the plans of Donald Gibson (Coventry City Architect) for the post-war rebuilding of Coventry's bomb damaged city centre

  • A MODERN COUNTY SCHOOL

    A MODERN COUNTY SCHOOL

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

    Two boys feed the school pigs.

  • TRAINING QUEEN'S NURSES

    TRAINING QUEEN'S NURSES

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

    At the training college in Guildford, run by the Queen's Institute of District Nursing, a nurse reports to Matron (seated) on the cases she has visited that day.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    A selection of the pamphlets relating to different careers that were made available to repatriated prisoners of war at No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough. Where the centre could not initiate training itself the staff would assist the men in finding...

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

    Workmwen fitting out a bathroom in a Uniseco prefabricated emergency house.

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

    Workmen laying the drains of a Uniseco emergency house.

  • 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.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    Three of the repatriated prisoners of war at No 1 Resettlement Centre visit Scarborough Castle. Afternoons were free and those men not wanting to take part in sports were able to visit the town, harbour and local places of interest.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    Dancing was always popular with the repatriated prisoners of war at No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough. At dances the former prisoners, staff and friends all mixed to create a very natural social situation.

  • A MODERN COUNTY SCHOOL

    A MODERN COUNTY SCHOOL

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

    Boys with learning difficulties take a class in willow basket weaving.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

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

    One of the Guardsmen works on structural timber for one of the temporary houses. All the timber was secondhand and often required planing smooth and reshaping before use.

  • 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 Photographer

    Children make use of the library in a newly constructed County School.

  • 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

    Member of staff providing advice to an enquirer in one of the interview rooms of the Resettlement Advice Service office in Bishops Stortford.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    Although not compulsory, many of the repatriated prisoners of war at No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough, found the well equipped gymnasium a useful asset.

  • DEMOBILISING MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE

    DEMOBILISING MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE

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

    Leading Aircraftwoman Vera Blackbee of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) collects more official documents having signed on with a representative of the Ministry of Labour at the WAAF Demobilisation Centre, RAF Wythall.

  • DEMOBILISING MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE

    DEMOBILISING MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE

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

    Members of the Women's Royal Air Force (WAAF) newly arrived at the WAAF Demobilisation Centre, RAF Wythall, are handed guidance booklets explaining the demobilisation process.

  • DEMOBILISING MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE

    DEMOBILISING MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE

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

    Vera Blackbee poses for the camera with her military and civilian hats after her demobilisation from the Women's Auxiliary Air Force.

  • DEMOBILISING MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE

    DEMOBILISING MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE

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

    Leading Aircraftwoman Vera Blackbee of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) is interviewed by a welfare officer at the WAAF Demobilisation Centre, RAF Wythall.

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

    The living room in a completed temporary house converted from an army Nissen Hut.

  • 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

    The reception area and enquiries desk of the Resettlement Advice Service office in Cambridge.

  • A MODERN COUNTY SCHOOL

    A MODERN COUNTY SCHOOL

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

    Boys engaged in car maintenance as part of a Practical Science course.

  • POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: MANCHESTER

    POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: MANCHESTER

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

    Houses on Princess Parkway, Wythenshawe Estate, Manchester.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    One of the repatriated prisoners of war at No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough, attending a book-keeping course, one of the many educational and vocational subjects available at the centre.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR

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

    Guardsmen working to complete the first of the temporary houses.

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

    Workmen bolt the curved asbestos panels together during the construction work on a temporary house converted from an army Nissen Hut.

  • ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

    ACTIVITIES AT THE ROYAL AIR FORCE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE, SCARBOROUGH

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

    Although not compulsory, many of the repatriated prisoners of war at No 1 Resettlement Centre, Scarborough, found the well equipped gymnasium a useful asset.

  • POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: MANCHESTER

    POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: MANCHESTER

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

    Houses on Princess Parkway, Wythenshawe Estate, Manchester

  • PIG FOOD: PIG CLUBS IN WARTIME LONDON, 1943

    PIG FOOD: PIG CLUBS IN WARTIME LONDON, 1943

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

    Policemen who have formed a Pig Club clear out one of their pig sties, somewhere in London.

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