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  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    D 14116

    A recruit fastening chains around tree trunks on a wagon at the Women's Land Army Training Camp at Culford in Suffolk, England.

  • WASTE LAND RECLAIMED: AGRICULTURE IN HUNTINGDONSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

    WASTE LAND RECLAIMED: AGRICULTURE IN HUNTINGDONSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 9617

    Three Land Girls harvest flax in a field which had been derelict the previous year. One woman drives the tractor as the two others sit at the rear on the flax-pulling 'trailer'.

  • DARBY AND JOAN WAR WORKERS: OAPS CONTRIBUTE TO THE WAR EFFORT, MANUDEN, ESSEX, 1942

    DARBY AND JOAN WAR WORKERS: OAPS CONTRIBUTE TO THE WAR EFFORT, MANUDEN, ESSEX, 1942

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

    D 9247

    Harry King (aged 71) prepares to lift the bale of straw he has prepared to thatch a hay rick, as other members of his family look on. Left to right they are Harry's eldest son, Montague, who works at nearby Peyton Hall, Harry's granddaughter,...

  • BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

    BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY 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

    D 8839

    Land Girl Iris Joyce leads a bull at a farm somewhere in Britain. Iris had previously been a typist but after four weeks training at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture, she is now confident to deal with such animals and all aspects of her work in...

  • WOMEN'S LAND ARMY TRAINING, PROBABLY AT CANNINGTON FARM, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, C 1940

    WOMEN'S LAND ARMY TRAINING, PROBABLY AT CANNINGTON FARM, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    D 187

    A member of the Women's Land Army makes cheese, probably at the WLA training centre at Cannington, c 1940.

  • WOMEN'S LAND ARMY TRAINING, PROBABLY AT CANNINGTON FARM, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, C 1940

    WOMEN'S LAND ARMY TRAINING, PROBABLY AT CANNINGTON FARM, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    D 201

    Two members of the Women's Land Army feed geese, probably at the WLA training centre at Cannington, c 1940.

  • HOW TO KEEP POULTRY: ADVICE TO CHICKEN KEEPERS, UK, 1944

    HOW TO KEEP POULTRY: ADVICE TO CHICKEN KEEPERS, UK, 1944

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

    D 18429

    A Land Girl sprinkles insect powder onto a chicken at a farm somewhere in Britain. This photograph demonstrates the ease with which insect pests can be killed, by the application of powder to the skin at the base of the hen's feathers.

  • DIG FOR VICTORY: LIFE ON A WARTIME ALLOTMENT, ACTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, 1940

    DIG FOR VICTORY: LIFE ON A WARTIME ALLOTMENT, ACTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 477

    Amateur gardeners down tools for tea and sandwiches on an alloment in Acton, 1940.

  • AGRICULTURE AND THE MILITARY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE COUNTRYSIDE, BRITAIN, C 1941

    AGRICULTURE AND THE MILITARY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE COUNTRYSIDE, BRITAIN, C 1941

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

    D 4899

    A haywain, led by members of the Women's Land Army, passes by an anti-aircraft gun site, somewhere in England. The horse-drawn hay cart is piled, and the farm dog can also just be seen in the background.

  • 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

    D 9809

    Joan Casely tethers the cows before milking in the cow shed on her father's farm, somewhere in Devon.

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