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  • JAMAICAN TECHNICIANS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN, UK, 1941

    JAMAICAN TECHNICIANS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN, UK, 1941

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

    L 29

    Jamaican technicians, newly-arrived in Britain, enjoy a game of billiards in their hostel. They have travelled to Britain to train and work in various factories in Merseyside.

  • COLONIAL REST CENTRE IN BRITAIN, 1944

    COLONIAL REST CENTRE IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 2590

    A view of the library in the rest centre where two law students are reading. In the armchair is Mr V de Lumo from Nigeria and at the desk behind him is Mathew Rancharan from Trinidad.

  • PRESTWICK AIRFIELD, SCOTLAND, 1944

    PRESTWICK AIRFIELD, SCOTLAND, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 1786

    The control tower and administration buildings.

  • WOMEN OUT-WORKERS IN WAR INDUSTRY, 1943

    WOMEN OUT-WORKERS IN WAR INDUSTRY, 1943

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

    S 3

    A portrait of a female outworker as she inserts glass into instrument covers at a table in her own home. According to the original caption, she is paid at the same rate as factory workers.

  • CIO OFFICIAL VISITS BRITISH LABOUR PROJECTS: WOMEN WAR WORKERS' REST BREAK HOME, TADWORTH, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    CIO OFFICIAL VISITS BRITISH LABOUR PROJECTS: WOMEN WAR WORKERS' REST BREAK HOME, TADWORTH, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    L 669

    Mr Irving Abramson (right), chairman of the War Relief Committee of the Congress of Industrial Organisations, chats to a group of women war workers as they relax beside their large Christmas tree in the lounge of the women war workers' Rest Break...

  • COLONIAL REST CENTRE IN BRITAIN, 1944

    COLONIAL REST CENTRE IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 2587

    Two men from British colonies in the canteen at a rest centre in England.

  • MUNITION GIRLS' CLUB: WELFARE AT A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY FACTORY, UK, 1941

    MUNITION GIRLS' CLUB: WELFARE AT A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    L 148

    Munitions worker Nan Ensor chats to her Royal Air Force husband, Corporal Charles Ensor, at a dance being held at her Ministry of Supply hostel, somewhere in Britain.

  • WORKERS' WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1941

    WORKERS' WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    P 448

    Off-duty women war workers choose books from the library at the residential club that is provided for them at their munitions factory hostel, probably ROF Bridgend. A poster behind them states that Warship Week runs from 15-22 November.

  • LIFE IN A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY HOSTEL, UK, c 1942

    LIFE IN A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY HOSTEL, UK, c 1942

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

    P 976

    Off-duty war workers enjoy a drink as they relax in the cafe at a munitions factory hostel, somewhere in Britain. This cafe is just one of the many welfare facilities available at this hostel. In the background, one worker can be seen at the counter.

  • MUNITION GIRLS' CLUB: WELFARE AT A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY FACTORY, UK, 1941

    MUNITION GIRLS' CLUB: WELFARE AT A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    L 154

    19 year old munitions worker Mrs Vanda Gillan plays table tennis in the games room at the girls' club attached to her Ministry of Supply factory hostel. Several other women can be seen chatting in the background.

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