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  • THE HOME OF SHAKESPEARE: LIFE IN STRATFORD-ON-AVON, ENGLAND, 1943

    THE HOME OF SHAKESPEARE: LIFE IN STRATFORD-ON-AVON, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 16691

    A pleasant view of a near-empty street in Stratford-on-Avon, showing Stratford Grammar School on the left. A cyclist rides past the solitary parked car in the street.

  • FIREFIGHTERS AT WORK IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940

    FIREFIGHTERS AT WORK IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    D 4110

    Firefighters hose water through the glassless windows of the shell of a building on Small Brook Street, which was destroyed by fire after an air raid, c 1940. A pile of rubble and debris is clearly visible in the foreground.

  • ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944

    ARMY POST OFFICE IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    D 20387

    Staff at the Army Post Office 'somewhere in the Midlands' work on the card index of two million casualties that is maintained there. This index enabled letters for prisoners to be sent to the Red Cross for delivery, and enabled letters for...

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    D 8275

    Mining: Coal miners at the end of their shift. Strikes were prevalent in the mining industry during the Second World War. This situation was partly due to the legacy of the bitter strike of 1926 and also due to very low wages.

  • THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN

    THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN

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

    D 8455

    Members of the WLA help a farmer to plough reclaimed fenland in Cambridgeshire. The deep digger plough and International tractor being used are ploughing 15 inches deep.

  • POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION OF COVENTRY

    POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION OF COVENTRY

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

    D 15518

    Part of the model prepared to the plans of Donald Gibson (Coventry City Architect) for the post-war rebuilding of Coventry's bomb damaged city centre.

  • THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY IN CARDIFF, C 1943

    THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY IN CARDIFF, C 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Stone Richard

    D 15285

    The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Councillor James Griffiths address the audience at the ceremonial opening of a new mosque in Butetown. The ceremony is taking place outside the mosque, which was built with the aid of the Colonial Office and the British...

  • EXAMPLES OF PRE-WAR BUILDING DESIGN USED AS MODELS FOR POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION

    EXAMPLES OF PRE-WAR BUILDING DESIGN USED AS MODELS FOR POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION

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

    D 14926

    Working class maisonettes in Gee Street, Birmingham

  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

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

    D 2597

    A group of young female evacuees carry their suitcases and gas masks as they are led along the platform upon arrival at Brent Station. The train on which they have just travelled is visible behind them. About 175 children were evacuated at this time...

  • BOMB DAMAGE TO THE KENT AND SUSSEX HOSPITAL, TUNBRIDGE WELLS, KENT, ENGLAND c 1940

    BOMB DAMAGE TO THE KENT AND SUSSEX HOSPITAL, TUNBRIDGE WELLS, KENT, ENGLAND c 1940

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

    D 1064

    Salvage workers stand amongst the rubble of part of the Outpatients Department at the Kent and Sussex Hospital in Tunbridge Wells after a German air raid.

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