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  • RADIUM TREATMENT IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1940 RADIUM TREATMENT IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    A nurse switches on the radium treatment apparatus at a London hospital in 1940. When the patient is ready and everyone else has left the treatment room, the nurse presses a button and air pressure once more transfers the radium from the lead safe to...

  • RADIUM TREATMENT IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1940 RADIUM TREATMENT IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    The patient is left alone to undergo his radium treatment at a London hospital. In one hand he has a call button, which he can press if he needs help from a nurse at any point during his treatment.

  • GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, 1940 GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, 1940

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

    Nurses at a London hospital unpack baby gas respirators ready for a drill. On the window sill, their own gas masks can be seen. On the right hand side of each mask, the bellows arrangement that would supply the child with air can be seen. This tube...

  • GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, ENGLAND, 1940 GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    Three nurses put on their gas masks, whilst a fourth nurse attends to the gas masks of two babies in the cot in front of her. Adults were told to put on their own gas mask before helping children or other adults with theirs.

  • GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, ENGLAND, 1940 GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    Nurses remove babies from their gas respirators following a gas drill at a London hospital, 1940.

  • GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, ENGLAND, 1940 GAS DRILL AT A LONDON HOSPITAL: GAS MASKS FOR BABIES ARE TESTED, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    Nurses pack away baby gas respirators following a drill at a London hospital, 1940.

  • MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1940 MUNITIONS PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1940

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

    Rows of heavy bombs are checked for numbers at an Arms Factory, somewhere in Britain, 1940. The male munitions worker is sitting on top of the bombs to make his notes.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    A large poster dominates a building on the corner of Regent's Street in London. The poster advertises an exhibition celebrating '25 years of the USSR and the Red Army'. The exhibition is being held between 23 February and 21 March and is open from 10am...

  • RED ARMY DAY CELEBRATIONS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, FEBRUARY 1943 RED ARMY DAY CELEBRATIONS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, FEBRUARY 1943

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

    A general view of the Red Army Day concert in progress at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

  • THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, UK, 1942 THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, UK, 1942

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

    A view of a 'topical screen', featuring ten war photographs taken by official photographers and displayed by the Ministry of Information. This photograph was taken at MoI headquarters at Senate House, London.

  • THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION MOBILE FILM UNIT, UK, 1940 THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION MOBILE FILM UNIT, UK, 1940

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

    A three-quarter front view of a Ministry of Information Mobile Film Unit car as it makes its way out of the large gates of MoI headquarters at Senate House, London.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, UK, 1942 MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, UK, 1942

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

    A car travels past a row of Ministry of Information posters, somewhere in Britain. Left to right, the posters are: "Use Shanks's Pony, walk when you can", "Dig For Victory", "Marshall's Table Foods help nourish the nation", "War Savings", "Every woman...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942 MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    A view of flags fluttering over the sign for the 'Off the Ration' exhibition, at Regent's Park Zoo, London. The exhibition aimed to encourage people to grow their own fruit and vegetables and explained how to keep pigs, hens and rabbits for food.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Wartime Entertainers: Comedian Tommy Trinder pictured with actress Jean Colin during a scene from 'Communal Kitchen', a Ministry of Information film release. In addition to its public information and propaganda films, the Ministry also produced humorous...

  • THE WORK OF THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE AT A MIXED ANTI-AIRCRAFT BATTERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1942 THE WORK OF THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE AT A MIXED ANTI-AIRCRAFT BATTERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    A portrait of two women of the ATS at work on telephones at an anti-aircraft station, somewhere in Britain. The woman in the foreground is using a pencil to make notes as she speaks.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Home Front: A group of young girls playing pipes made at a local handicrafts group.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Home Front: A group of women carpenters use saws and other implements as musical instruments during an impromptu lunchtime concert in their workshop.

  • BOAT TRAIN FOR PARIS: TRANSPORT IN WARTIME, 1945 BOAT TRAIN FOR PARIS: TRANSPORT IN WARTIME, 1945

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

    Two women of the American Women's Army Corps (WAC) sit on the windswept deck of the boat which is taking them across the Channel to France.

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Home Front: A glamorous image, produced as part of a wartime promotion campaign for Turkish cigarettes, shows a woman smoking a cigarette while reclining on a sofa with a book. Tobacco was the first and most readily available solace for many seeking...

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Home Front: An audience enjoying a theatre performance. On the outbreak of war in September 1939 all places of entertainment were closed. They gradually re-opened as the fear of enemy air raids diminished and the government began to recognise the value...

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Home Front: A group of swimmers walk out to the diving boards of the Lido at Hyde Park, London. During the later years of the war, a government campaign encouraged civilians to stay at home during the summer holiday season by promoting local leisure...

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    Home Front: Two off-duty women ambulance drivers relax with a magazine and knitting in their mess room at Kingston House, Kennington, London.

  • 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

    Welfare and Personnel Management: A factory production committee in action. It was made up of the factory manager and workers' representatives.

  • ATS DOMESTIC SCIENCE COURSE IN NOTTING HILL GATE, LONDON, 1944 ATS DOMESTIC SCIENCE COURSE IN NOTTING HILL GATE, LONDON, 1944

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

    Muriel Bartlett (aged 24) prepares a joint for roasting as part of an ATS Domestic Science course held in the Domestic Science quarters of the LCC Avondale Park School, Notting Hill Gate, London in 1944. Two more students can be seen behind Muriel.

  • ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944 ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    A member of staff at the Army Post Office, 'somewhere in the Midlands', repacks parcels which have either been badly packed or have broken their wrappings in transit. Whenever possible, the parcels are sent on to the addressee or are returned to the...

  • 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.

  • 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

    Two nurses set up equipment needed by Mrs Bentley during the birth of her first child at her home in Goldhawk Road, West London, March 1940.

  • 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

    Mrs Bentley sucks pain relief gases from a mask during the birth of her first child at her home in West London, March 1940.

  • ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944 ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    Women of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) sort air mail letter cards at the Army Post Office, 'somewhere in the Midlands' in 1944. Air mail letter cards were the most popular form of correspondence at this time, with over 3 million being sent...

  • GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR 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 official photographer

    Sergeant Whyte looks on as a guardsman finishes off the brickwork to complete the first nissen hut style temporary house built by the Grenadier Guards at Windsor.

  • GRENADIER GUARDSMEN BUILD EMERGENCY HOUSING IN WINDSOR 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 official photographer

    Guardsmen laying the first courses of brick to form the foundations of a nissen hut style temporary house.

  • ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944 ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    Staff at the Army Post Office 'somewhere in the Midlands' work on the card index of two million casualties that is maintained there. This index enabled letters for prisoners to be sent to the Red Cross for delivery, and enabled letters for wounded...

  • ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944 ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    Parcels and packets are sorted by hand by women of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) at the Army Post Office, 'somewhere in the Midlands'. Many of the parcels contain local newspapers which are sent by relatives to servicemen overseas to keep them...

  • FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941 FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Harriet Hopkins (aged 2) cries following a disagreement with one of her friends at Kilronan Nursery, also featured in the photograph. The children are playing outside the nursery, and the remains of snow can be seen on the ground.

  • NEW HEROES COME TO THE FAROE ISLANDS: BRITISH FORCES IN THE FAROES, 1940 NEW HEROES COME TO THE FAROE ISLANDS: BRITISH FORCES IN THE FAROES, 1940

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

    Two Faroese children stand with a British sentry outside the Quartermaster's stores at Thorshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands.

  • THE CARTERS IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR A BRITISH FAMILY ON THE HOME FRONT, ENGLAND, C 1940 THE CARTERS IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR A BRITISH FAMILY ON THE HOME FRONT, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    Mrs Carter kisses her daughter Angela goodbye on the platform at Hayward's Heath station. Mrs Carter has spent the day with her evacuated children Angela and Michael (standing beside them, right) in their foster home. Angela is upset at the thought of...

  • FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941 FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Mary Dean sits on a chamber pot, surrounded by cots, in the dormitory of Kilronan Nursery in Woking, Surrey, in preparation for bedtime.

  • FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941 FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Sister Morley uses cotton wool to wipe the eye of three-year-old evacuee Lawrence Humpreys in the medical room at Kilronan Nursery in Woking, Surrey.

  • BRITAIN'S WAR BABIES ARE GROWING UP: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR BRITISH CHILDREN AT WAR,  LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 BRITAIN'S WAR BABIES ARE GROWING UP: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR BRITISH CHILDREN AT WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    Doreen, Susie and Hugh Buckner play a game of 'Wardens' at their London home. Doreen, Susie and their dolls sit under an up-turned armchair covered in blankets, as 'Warden' Hugh checks to see that they are safely inside their make-believe air raid...

  • PETROL SUBSTITUTES IN USE FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN LEEDS, ENGLAND C 1943 PETROL SUBSTITUTES IN USE FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN LEEDS, ENGLAND C 1943

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

    A bus using a petrol substitute at the bus station in Leeds, c 1943. Clearly visible is one of the containers for synthetic fuel, which is pulled along behind the bus like a trailer.

  • SELF-SUPPORTING VILLAGE: LIFE IN HOVINGHAM, YORKSHIRE,  ENGLAND, OCTOBER 1942 SELF-SUPPORTING VILLAGE: LIFE IN HOVINGHAM, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, OCTOBER 1942

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

    Women shop at the market which has been set up outside the church in Malton, Yorkshire. The stalls are run by members of the Women's Institute and they are selling surplus produce from nearby Hovingham.

  • HUDDERSFIELD CLOTH MILL: LIFE AT C & J HIRST IN HUDDERSFIELD, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, C 1943 HUDDERSFIELD CLOTH MILL: LIFE AT C & J HIRST IN HUDDERSFIELD, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, C 1943

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

    A mill worker transfers the threads from the cop to the warping mill at C and J Hirst and Sons Ltd in Sunnybank, Longwood, Huddersfield. More mill workers can be seen in the background, amidst the huge pieces of mill machinery.

  • AUTUMN ON AN ENGLISH FARM, KINGSTON BLOUNT, OXFORDSHIRE, 1941 AUTUMN ON AN ENGLISH FARM, KINGSTON BLOUNT, OXFORDSHIRE, 1941

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

    Joseph Hill, billeting officer and local farmer, helps Mrs Holdsworth to fill in her subsistence form at the table in her cottage. Two of the three evacuees billeted with Mrs Holdsworth can also be seen at the table.

  • EVACUEES' NATURE WALK IN DEVON, 1941 EVACUEES' NATURE WALK IN DEVON, 1941

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

    A group of forty children (originally from Blackfriars and Gravesend) return from a walk with their teacher, Miss Betty Hall (originally from Haslemere in Surrey) to Dartington Hall, Devon, where they are billeted under the Ministry of Health evacuation...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LEICESTER, LEICESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1942 MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LEICESTER, LEICESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    Two women hold their children in their arms as they listen to women war workers explaining about munitions at a war industry exhibition in Leicester. A display of various shells and other munitions can be seen. A notice reads: "You, too, can help build...

  • BOYS LESSONS PROVIDE WARTIME TOYS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 BOYS LESSONS PROVIDE WARTIME TOYS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    In the playground of an infant school in north London, young children play on the slides, see-saws and rocking horses made by the boys of Medburn Road School from salvaged materials.

  • BOYS LESSONS PROVIDE WARTIME TOYS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 BOYS LESSONS PROVIDE WARTIME TOYS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    In the playground of an infant school in north London, young children play on the new see-saw made for them by the boys of Medburn Road School from salvaged materials.

  • BRITAIN'S WAR BABIES ARE GROWING UP: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR BRITISH CHILDREN AT WAR,  LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943 BRITAIN'S WAR BABIES ARE GROWING UP: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR BRITISH CHILDREN AT WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    A relaxed portrait of the Buckner family in their London home. Mrs Rose Buckner sits in the centre of the sofa. On the left, her seven-year-old daughter Doreen, and on the right, her three-year-old daughter Susie. Son Hugh, aged five, sits at his...

  • UTILITY UNDERWEAR: CLOTHING RESTRICTIONS ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942 UTILITY UNDERWEAR: CLOTHING RESTRICTIONS 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 4 year old girl models Utility underwear as she sits reading a book in front of the fire before bed. She is surrounded by toys. Her pale blue wool sleeping suit cost 18/ 9d and 4 coupons.

  • LIFE AT A BOMBER STATION: LINTON-ON-OUSE, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, OCTOBER 1941 LIFE AT A BOMBER STATION: LINTON-ON-OUSE, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, OCTOBER 1941

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

    Men of No. 35 Squadron RAF are briefed before setting off on a sortie, Linton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire.

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