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  • LETTER INTO BULLET: TURNING SALVAGED PAPER INTO RIFLE CARTRIDGES, ENGLAND, 1942

    LETTER INTO BULLET: TURNING SALVAGED PAPER INTO RIFLE CARTRIDGES, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 7166

    Female workers stack up large sheets of card at this paper mill, somewhere in London. As they go, they are flattening the sheets out by hand, to remove any 'cockles' or wrinkles left after drying.

  • THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4049

    Mrs Harrison (wearing a hat) help a South African member of the Royal Air Force try on some gloves in the stockroom of the South African Volunteer Service at South Africa House, London. A South African sailor in the Royal Navy tries on some large white...

  • WARTIME HAIR DRESSER: THE WORK OF STEINER'S SALON, GROSVENOR STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    WARTIME HAIR DRESSER: THE WORK OF STEINER'S SALON, GROSVENOR STREET, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18212

    A busy scene showing staff at work in Steiner's salon, housed in a basement on Grosvenor Street in London. The original caption states that this was once an air raid shelter. Steiner moved to this premises in 1940, after having been bombed out of...

  • LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS: THE WORK OF MEMBERS OF THE INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS: THE WORK OF MEMBERS OF THE INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF LONDON FASHION DESIGNERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23782

    A model wears a brown and beige all-wool checked suit by fashion designer Hardy Amies. She is wearing a matching coat. An angled hat completes the outfit.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UK: EVACUATION FROM DUNKIRK, MAY-JUNE 1940

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UK: EVACUATION FROM DUNKIRK, MAY-JUNE 1940

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

    H 1633

    Refreshments being served to evacuated troops aboard a train at Addison Road station, London, 31 May 1940.

  • BLITZ REPAIR SQUAD'S LONDON CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE BLITZ REPAIR TEAMS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BLITZ REPAIR SQUAD'S LONDON CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE BLITZ REPAIR TEAMS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21298

    Builder J Naitby (from Darlington) ties tarpaulin to the roof of a house damaged by a V1 flying bomb. Mr Naitby is part of the 'Blitz Repair Squad', a team of builders who have come to London from various parts of the country to repair such...

  • LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

    LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

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

    D 2958

    Pedestrians enjoy a leisurely lunchtime stroll through Embankment Gardens, whilst others relax on a bench in the sunshine. A display of Spring flowers (probably crocuses) can be seen under the tree in the foreground.

  • BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    BLITZ CANTEEN: WOMEN OF THE WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE RUN A MOBILE CANTEEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2143

    18 year old Patience 'Boo' Brand (furthest from camera) and her friend 20 year old Rachel Bingham prepare for bed at the WVS Canteen Service depot. Rachel sets the alarm for 2:30am, so that they will be ready to supply refreshments to...

  • Glanfield, Arthur (Oral history)

    Glanfield, Arthur (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2003-06

    23346

    British officer served with 549 Coastal Regt, Royal Artillery in GB, 1941-1943; served as radar officer with 159 Mobile Operations Room, 10 Anti-Aircraft Bde in GB and North West Europe, 1943-1945

  • PEACE DAY CELEBRATIONS, JULY 1919

    PEACE DAY CELEBRATIONS, JULY 1919

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Lewis, George P. (Photographer) 1919-07-19

    Q 28764

    King George V, Queen Mary, Queen Alexandra, Edward, The Prince of Wales, General John Pershing and party (including an Italian General) in the Royal Box, 19th July 1919.

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