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  • WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942

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

    P 879

    Mrs Penny Ferringer wears protective goggles as she works on a grinder at an ordnance factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • A WORKING CLASS FAMILY IN WARTIME: EVERY DAY LIFE WITH THE SUTER FAMILY IN LONDON, 1940

    A WORKING CLASS FAMILY IN WARTIME: EVERY DAY LIFE WITH THE SUTER FAMILY IN LONDON, 1940

    part of "CREW DORIS (MRS)" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    HU 92467

    With her husband at work, and her children at school, Mrs Suter carries out the day's chores. Here we see Mrs Suter with her shopping basket full of bananas after a visit to the Co-Op on Westhorne Avenue, Eltham. Posters in the shop window...

  • 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.

  • VERA LYNN VISITS A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941

    VERA LYNN VISITS A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    P 551

    Vera Lynn sings to workers during a lunchtime concert at a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • AERO FACTORY GIRLS: AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, MARCH 1942

    AERO FACTORY GIRLS: AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, MARCH 1942

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

    L 346

    Two women workers sit inside the cockpit of an aircraft as they wire up the pilot's instrument panel, at a factory somewhere in Britain. According to the original caption, one woman is a GTC (Government Training Centre) trainee, and the other has...

  • WAR INDUSTRY AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY BLACKPOLE, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, FEBRUARY 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY BLACKPOLE, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, FEBRUARY 1942

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

    L 309

    Two women war workers stand completed bullets upright on perforated trays ready for examination at ROF Blackpole in Worcestershire.

  • LIFE AT DAUNTSEY PARK NURSERY (CAPTAIN COLIN P KELLY - CORPORAL MEYER LEVIN NURSERY), WILTSHIRE, OCTOBER 1942

    LIFE AT DAUNTSEY PARK NURSERY (CAPTAIN COLIN P KELLY - CORPORAL MEYER LEVIN NURSERY), WILTSHIRE, OCTOBER 1942

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

    D 10622

    Young children play with toys on a blanket on the floor their dormitory at Dauntsey Park, Dauntsey, near Great Somerford, Chippenham, Wiltshire as one of their nurses looks on.

  • RATIONING IN BRITAIN, 1943

    RATIONING IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14668

    This photograph features a child's ration book (issued July 1943) and a series of food-related certificates and coupons specifically for children. They are: coupons for free cod liver oil and fruit juice (left), vouchers entitling the bearer to...

  • COMMUNITY GARDENING: WARTIME FOOD PRODUCTION AT ROWNEY GREEN, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    COMMUNITY GARDENING: WARTIME FOOD PRODUCTION AT ROWNEY GREEN, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17528

    Members of the Women's Institute hard at work making jam in the Peace Hall (an army hut converted into a village hall) at Rowney Green, Worcestershire. Labelling the jam jars in the foreground are Mrs Lee (left) and Mrs Dodd. Weighing the fruit in...

  • PRESTWICK AIRPORT: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, PRESTWICK, AYRSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    PRESTWICK AIRPORT: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, PRESTWICK, AYRSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20337

    A member of the ground crew at Prestwick airport cleans the tail fin of a Consolidated B-24 Liberator aircraft.

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