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  • THE WOMEN BEHIND THE WOMEN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A NORTHERN HOME, ENGLAND, c 1942

    THE WOMEN BEHIND THE WOMEN: EVERYDAY LIFE IN A NORTHERN HOME, ENGLAND, c 1942

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

    D 13577

    The four Wilkinson children and five-year-old Billy Fairless (at the rear with his mother Mrs Annie Fairless) set off for school, from their home on Glebe Farm, Front Street in Trimdon Village, County Durham. Left to right, the Wilkinson children are:...

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN UNITED KINGDOM

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN UNITED KINGDOM

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 14200

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill shakes hands with a sergeant pilot of 615 Fighter Squadron during a visit to RAF Manston, Kent, UK, on 25 September 1941. His wife, Clementine, can be seen behind him. Churchill was honourary air commodore for the...

  • 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

    D 5007

    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...

  • 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

    D 20124

    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.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

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

    DB 249

    A horticultural school for women now training students in all branches of agriculture and horticulture with special regard to producing disease free crops. In the tomato houses trimming and training plants takes neat fingers, work for which women are...

  • A Clear Plate Means a Clear Conscience - Don't Take More Than You Can Eat

    A Clear Plate Means a Clear Conscience - Don't Take More Than You Can Eat

    (posters) Made by: Her Majesty's Stationery Office (publisher/sponsor)

    Art.IWM PST 2814

    image: a plate with cutlery on a checked table-cover. text: A clear plate means A clear conscience Don't take more than you can eat

  • LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    OWIL 54492

    Wartime Entertainers: American dance band leader Glenn Miller at the microphone during a London radio broadcast. Miller's music, featuring the clarinet led 'Miller sound', was hugely popular among the Allied troops. In December 1944, he...

  • BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

    BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    D 21752

    A view of the canal lock system in the Snow Hill area of Birmingham. The original caption describes how Birmingham is at the heart of the canal network, with links to other cities in all directions and states that "over 4,000,000 tons a year in...

  • SCHOOL FOR EVACUEES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MARCHANT'S HILL CAMP SCHOOL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    SCHOOL FOR EVACUEES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MARCHANT'S HILL CAMP SCHOOL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21623

    June Beale pours tea for her friends in the dining hall at Marchant's Hill school, Hindhead. June is the table monitor of the group. According to the original caption, her father is a Chief Petty Officer in the Royal Navy. The children are about...

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - PRISONERS OF WAR: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944

    BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - PRISONERS OF WAR: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944

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

    D 18941

    German PoWs with kitbags are marched through a London station (possibly Euston) under escort by British Military Police as they are transferred from one camp to another.

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