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  • 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

    Children leaving Peartree School in Peartree Lane, Welwyn Garden City.

  • 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.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: GENERAL

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil (Photographer)

    1940s vintage exhibition print of Cecil Beaton photograph D 4738. A Royal Air Force navigator working at his chart table in a Vickers Wellington bomber.

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

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

    Off Duty: Scene on the doorstep as the billeting officer Police Constable Trevitt introduces Sergeant Robert Ceci from New Jersey to locals Mr and Mrs Cookson at Burton Bradstock in Dorset.

  • PUBLIC LIBRARY: THE WORK OF LEYTON PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICE, CHURCH LANE, LEYTONSTONE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    PUBLIC LIBRARY: THE WORK OF LEYTON PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICE, CHURCH LANE, LEYTONSTONE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    Mrs Edwards pauses in her browsing of the shelves at Leytonstone Public Library to read 'Healthy Eating' by V H Mottram.

  • CHANNEL ISLAND EVACUEES TRY ON AMERICAN CLOTHING IN MARPLE, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, 1940

    CHANNEL ISLAND EVACUEES TRY ON AMERICAN CLOTHING IN MARPLE, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    A group of girls evacuated from the Channel Islands to Marple in Cheshire try on clothes and shoes which have been donated as gifts by America.

  • THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1943

    THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1943

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

    A head and shoulders portrait of Alihu Turay, from Free Town, Sierra Leone, West Africa. He is a greaser in the Merchant Navy and has sailed on ships taking supplies to Russia.

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

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

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

  • COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENT AT GUY'S MEDICAL SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENT AT GUY'S MEDICAL SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

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

    Mr Abdool Raman examines the stomach of a frog under a microscope at Guy's Medical School. On a shelf above him can be seen the skeleton of a hare.

  • HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE EMIR ABDUL ILLAH, REGENT OF IRAQ, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1945

    HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE EMIR ABDUL ILLAH, REGENT OF IRAQ, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1945

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

    A portrait of the Regent of Iraq sitting at his desk in his room at Claridge's Hotel in London. According to the original caption, the Regent spent July in England on his way back to Iraq following the San Francisco conference. He is looking at a...

  • BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: BOYS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

    BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: BOYS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    A three-quarter length portrait of eleven year old Jimmy West as he digs on a makeshift allotment on a bombed site in London, ready to plant the bean seeds sent from America. According to the original caption, Jimmy had been evacuated to Ware in...

  • AN EXPECTANT MOTHER IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, MARCH 1940

    AN EXPECTANT MOTHER IN WARTIME, LONDON, ENGLAND, MARCH 1940

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

    A close-up portrait photograph of the Mr and Mrs Bentley's new baby son. Unfortunately, there is no record of his name in the original captions.

  • MUSLIMS IN BRITAIN: EID UL FITR CELEBRATIONS, 1941

    MUSLIMS IN BRITAIN: EID UL FITR CELEBRATIONS, 1941

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

    A striking portrait of an Indian soldier, probably of the Royal Indian Army Service Corps, outside Woking Mosque, following the Eid ul Fitr ceremony.

  • FIELD MARSHAL SIR HAROLD ALEXANDER, 1945

    FIELD MARSHAL SIR HAROLD ALEXANDER, 1945

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

    A head and shoulders portrait of Field Marshal Sir Harold Alexander standing in front of a large map.

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE ARRIVAL OF THE CIVILIAN TECHNICAL CORPS, BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND, 1941

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE ARRIVAL OF THE CIVILIAN TECHNICAL CORPS, BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Henning of the Civilian Technical Corps, originally from Champaign, Illinois, smiles as he looks out of the window of his billet, probably at Annerley Court Hotel, in Bournemouth.

  • CIVIL DEFENCE ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, ENGLAND, 1941

    CIVIL DEFENCE ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    A striking portrait of a female member of the Fire Guard using a stirrup pump. She is clearly on a roof (perhaps of Senate House in London, the Ministry of Information headquarters) and the skyline of the city can just be seen in the background. She is...

  • BELGIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    BELGIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    A group of eight young Belgian refugees smile for the camera at their billet, somewhere in London.

  • FIGHTER SEACRAFT: MOTOR TORPEDO BOATS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    FIGHTER SEACRAFT: MOTOR TORPEDO BOATS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    A portrait of MTB 32, as she crashes through the waves of the English Channel. Clearly visible on the bridge is Lieutenant Peter Dickens, Commanding Officer of 21st MTB Flotilla. MTB 32 was a 4th Flotilla vessel and was probably operating in the Channel...

  • AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON GEORGE CASELY'S FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON GEORGE CASELY'S FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    George Casely raise his pitchfork in salute in this three-quarter length portrait. He appears to be singing or speaking.

  • THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1943

    THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1943

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

    A head and shoulders portrait of Albert Marshall. Marshall is a fireman from Ceylon. He served with the Royal Navy in the First World War, and with the Merchant Navy from the beginning of the Second World War. He has sailed on the Arctic route and to...

  • DIPHTHERIA IMMUNISATION SCHEME, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    DIPHTHERIA IMMUNISATION SCHEME, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Ronald Ford (aged 7) climbs on railings in his school playground to show that there are no ill effects following his inoculation against diphtheria, which took place the day before (7 May 1941) at Argyle Street School Clinic.

  • EVACUEES TELL HOW THEY SAVE: THE NATIONAL WAR SAVINGS SCHEME IN BRITAIN, 1941

    EVACUEES TELL HOW THEY SAVE: THE NATIONAL WAR SAVINGS SCHEME IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    A full face portrait of 10 year old evacuee Peter Hamblen who has been evacuated from Bayswater in London. According to the original caption, Peter's father is an ambulance driver and Peter has been saving 4d per week by running errands and also has...

  • INDIAN ARMS WORKERS TRAIN IN BRITAIN: WAR INDUSTRY AT LETCHWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    INDIAN ARMS WORKERS TRAIN IN BRITAIN: WAR INDUSTRY AT LETCHWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    A portrait of an Indian technician at work at the Government Training Centre, Letchworth. Behind him can be seen a diagram showing the layout of the Vickers Hydraulic System.

  • THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1943

    THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1943

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

    A head and shoulders portrait of merchant seaman Joseph Xerri, a greaser from Gozo in Malta. According to the original caption, he had been torpedoed three times and had twice spent a fortnight in a life boat before being rescued.

  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTRY TOWN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN A COUNTRY TOWN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A portrait of Mr G E May at work setting type in the local newspaper offices in Wotton-under-Edge. Mr May has been a wartime member of the Parish Council since 1942 and works as a compositor at the newspaper. He is chairman of the Friendly Society and,...

  • NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

    NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

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

    A young girl finishes her last spoonful of porridge at Flint Green Road Nursery. The rest of her breakfast will consist of bread and butter and a large mug of milk.

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND C 1942

    BOMB DAMAGE IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND C 1942

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

    A panoramic view of part of Liverpool, showing the damage caused by an air raid to the city.

  • THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1943

    THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1943

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

    A portrait of Patrick Williams, a 17-year old West African cabin-boy in the Merchant Navy. According to the original caption, he was torpedoed on his first trip and spent 5 hours on an open raft off the Azores before he was seen and picked up.

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

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

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

  • PUBLIC LIBRARY: THE WORK OF LEYTON PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICE, CHURCH LANE, LEYTONSTONE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    PUBLIC LIBRARY: THE WORK OF LEYTON PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICE, CHURCH LANE, LEYTONSTONE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    Mr G Smith, a retired businessman, chooses two new books at Leytonstone Public Library, on his way home from the shops.

  • COLONY FOR ARTISTS UNDER SIX: EVACUEES TO DARTINGTON HALL, TOTNES, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941

    COLONY FOR ARTISTS UNDER SIX: EVACUEES TO DARTINGTON HALL, TOTNES, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    A full-length portrait of five-year-old evacuee June Mancini from Blackfriars in London, standing in a sunny field during a walk from her billet at Dartington Hall, near Totnes in Devon.

  • LIFE AT THE TAPLEY PARK CHILDREN'S HOME, INSTOW, DEVON, OCTOBER 1942

    LIFE AT THE TAPLEY PARK CHILDREN'S HOME, INSTOW, DEVON, OCTOBER 1942

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

    A young smiling girl stands in her cot just before bedtime at the Chaim Weizmann Home, at Tapley Park, Instow, North Devon, October 1942.

  • 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.”

  • 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 "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (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...

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

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

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

  • FILM SHOW AT HIGHEST VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SCREENING, TOMINTOUL, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

    FILM SHOW AT HIGHEST VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SCREENING, TOMINTOUL, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Ministry of Information Film Operator John Macdougall sets up a screen and loudspeaker in the Memorial Hall in Tomintoul in preparation for the screening of a Ministry of Information film. The loud speaker is resting on the closed lid of an upright piano...

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

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

    Black GIs in Britain: Two black soldiers working in the supply depot of a United States Army camp.

  • FILM SHOW AT HIGHEST VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SCREENING, TOMINTOUL, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

    FILM SHOW AT HIGHEST VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SCREENING, TOMINTOUL, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Children sit on benches in the front row to watch a Ministry of Information film being shown in the village hall in Tomintoul, Scotland. The original caption states that the "pictures shown are a mixed bag - documentaries, play films, news"....

  • FILM SHOW AT HIGHEST VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SCREENING, TOMINTOUL, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

    FILM SHOW AT HIGHEST VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SCREENING, TOMINTOUL, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

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

    A group of local children look on as Ministry of Information Film Operator John Macdougall arrives outside the Memorial Hall in Tomintoul to set up his film equipment. He is unloading his van as he prepares to transform the village hall into a cinema for...

  • FILM SHOW AT HIGHEST VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SCREENING, TOMINTOUL, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

    FILM SHOW AT HIGHEST VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SCREENING, TOMINTOUL, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Ministry of Information Film Operator John Macdougall sets up a screen and loudspeaker in the Memorial Hall in Tomintoul in preparation for the screening of a Ministry of Information film. The loud speaker is resting on the closed lid of an upright piano...

  • 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

    The Women's Land Army (WLA): A Land Army girl using a tractor to plough a field at the Agricultural College at Cannington.

  • 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

    Women in Civil Defence: Woman fire fighter dragging a body down stairs during practice for rescue work.

  • THE INAUGURAL FILM SHOW IN AN AIR RAID SHELTER CINEMA, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

    THE INAUGURAL FILM SHOW IN AN AIR RAID SHELTER CINEMA, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    The photograph shows the audience, made up largely of children, in a large purpose-built shelter. They are seated around a pillar which is marked "Section 1A" and decorated with a Union Jack and bunting. Neither the projector nor the screen is...

  • FILM SHOW AT HIGHEST VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SCREENING, TOMINTOUL, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

    FILM SHOW AT HIGHEST VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM SCREENING, TOMINTOUL, BANFFSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Ministry of Information Film Operator John Macdougall explains his Bell & Howell projector to a group of villagers in the Memorial Hall in Tomintoul. Amongst the crowd are the local policeman (third from left) and a member of the local Home Guard (...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, LONDON, UK, 1940

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, LONDON, UK, 1940

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

    A civilian walks past a large horizontal 'Dig for Victory' poster, which can be seen on railings somewhere in London.

  • COMMUNITY GARDENING: WARTIME FOOD PRODUCTION AT ROWNEY GREEN, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    COMMUNITY GARDENING: WARTIME FOOD PRODUCTION AT ROWNEY GREEN, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Mrs Forsyth collects her jam ration from the shopkeeper in the village of Rowney Green in Worcestershire, as the shopkeeper checks off the coupons in Mrs Forsyth's ration book. The jam was made by women of the local Women's Institute in the...

  • 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

    Women in the Voluntary Services: A WVS Clothing Centre crowded with people who lost all their possessions during the previous night’s bombing.

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brandt, Bill

    East End Wine Merchant's Cellar: A group of Orthodox Jews studying the Talmud (A longer view of D 1508).

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

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

    Off Duty: Mrs G Arnold of Taunton, Somerset with her United States billetee Corporal Stephen Jurco (left) from Chicago, and his off duty friends John Vison from Wisconsin and Lowell Renchart from Ohio.

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