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  • EASTBOURNE CLUB FOR AUSTRALIAN REPATRIATED PRISONERS: THE OPENING OF GOWRIE HOUSE, EASTBOURNE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    EASTBOURNE CLUB FOR AUSTRALIAN REPATRIATED PRISONERS: THE OPENING OF GOWRIE HOUSE, EASTBOURNE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    Lady Gowrie (centre) shares a joke with a large group of Australian repatriated Prisoners of War following the ceremonial opening of Gowrie House, a hostel for the troops in Eastbourne, Sussex. Lady Gowrie is holding a large bouquet of flowers.

  • YOUTH HOSTEL: THE WORK OF THE YOUTH HOSTEL ASSOCIATION IN WARTIME, MALHAM, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    YOUTH HOSTEL: THE WORK OF THE YOUTH HOSTEL ASSOCIATION IN WARTIME, MALHAM, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Boys at the Malham Youth Hostel make up their beds in the dormitory before settling down for the night.

  • A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    Girls take part in a geography class at George Palmer Modern Secondary School, Reading. The photograph is taken from the rear of the classroom, and the teacher can be seen at the front of the class, pointing to a map of North America.

  • Official photograph

    Official photograph

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

    An A.T.S.

  • 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,...

  • BRITISH WAR RELIEF SOCIETY OF AMERICA SENDS CLOTHING TO BRITAIN, 1941

    BRITISH WAR RELIEF SOCIETY OF AMERICA SENDS CLOTHING TO BRITAIN, 1941

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

    American women sort and pack bags of clothing in the premises of the Dudley House Committee in 1941. The bags are marked with the contents and sizes of the clothes, so that people in the blitzed areas to where these garments will be dispatched, know...

  • INVASION BUILD-UP: PREPARATIONS FOR THE D-DAY LANDINGS, UK, 1944

    INVASION BUILD-UP: PREPARATIONS FOR THE D-DAY LANDINGS, UK, 1944

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

    A line of army trucks awaits collection along a tree-lined lane or path, somewhere in Britain. They will soon be collected by various units and transported to the Second Front. In the foreground, an ATS mechanic can be seen sitting on the wheel arch...

  • 'GETTING THEIR OWN BACK': PROPAGANDA IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1940

    'GETTING THEIR OWN BACK': PROPAGANDA IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1940

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

    A British airman is amongst a group of civilians crowded around the window of a shop in Holborn, London, to look at a map displayed there which is entitled 'Britain's Air Offensive' and shows over 700 raids by the Royal Air Force on...

  • WOMEN'S FACTORY WAR WORK AT SLOUGH TRAINING CENTRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    WOMEN'S FACTORY WAR WORK AT SLOUGH TRAINING CENTRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    Two workers at the Slough Training Centre visit the supervisor for some assistance. The supervisor was there to help with any problems encountered by the trainees, whether that be business-related or of a personal nature.

  • POTTERY IN THE MAKING: THE WORK OF J & G MEAKIN POTTERY, HANLEY, STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

    POTTERY IN THE MAKING: THE WORK OF J & G MEAKIN POTTERY, HANLEY, STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    A wide view of the warehouse attached to this pottery, somewhere in Britain, showing the volume of goods produced. In the background are towers of plates, whilst the foreground is dominated by stacks of jugs and a pyramid of cups. Warehouse workers...

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