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  • 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 2952

    Boys, including a Boy Scout, enjoy a game of football in the sunshine in Hyde Park. A naval cadet and several other children can be seen in the background, watching from a distance.

  • 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:...

  • ANIMALS IN WAR 1939-1945

    ANIMALS IN WAR 1939-1945

    part of "PEOPLE'S DISPENSARY FOR SICK ANIMALS" (photographs)

    HU 43577

    A mobile PDSA (People's Dispensary for Sick Animals) van giving aid to Londoners' pets in a badly bombed area of the city during the Blitz.

  • FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941

    FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2045

    4-and-a-half-year-old Maureen Hamilton, a bandage around her head, sits up in her cot, to read and play with a toy in the sick room of Kilronan Nursery in Woking, Surrey.

  • CHANNEL ISLAND EVACUEES TRY ON AMERICAN CLOTHING IN MARPLE, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, 1940

    CHANNEL ISLAND EVACUEES TRY ON AMERICAN CLOTHING IN MARPLE, CHESHIRE, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 742

    A group of girls evacuated from the Channel Islands to Marple in Cheshire try on clothes and shoes which have been donated as gifts by America.

  • BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: BOYS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

    BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: BOYS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 8953

    A three-quarter length portrait of eleven year old Jimmy West as he digs on a makeshift allotment on a bombed site in London, ready to plant the bean seeds sent from America. According to the original caption, Jimmy had been evacuated to Ware in...

  • THE EVACUATION OF BRITISH CHILDREN TO CANADA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE EVACUATION OF BRITISH CHILDREN TO CANADA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "CANADIAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Karsh Malak

    CAN 224

    A portrait of a young British evacuee as he writes at a desk at his new school in Ottawa. He was evacuated to Canada as part of a group of 24 children evacuated privately from Byron House School in Highgate, London. They stayed in Canada between 1940...

  • THE INDIAN MUTINY 1857-1859

    THE INDIAN MUTINY 1857-1859

    part of "LANYON OWEN MORTIMER (LIEUTENANT COLONEL) COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Q 112121

    Aftermath of the Siege of Lucknow. La Martiniere College, the first objective to be recaptured on 14 November 1857 by British forces under the command of Sir Colin Campbell during the Relief of Lucknow.

  • COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITY OF LONDON INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITY OF LONDON INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

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

    D 29312

    Miss E A Adebonojo (from Ode, Ijebu country, Yoruba Land, Western Nigeria) shows large pieces of traditional handwoven cloth to pupils at Marlborough Senior Girls School, Isleworth. She is wearing a traditional Nigeria headdress. According to the...

  • INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: LIFE AT PAUNTLEY COURT, A SCHOOL AND HOME FOR FRENCH AND BELGIAN REFUGEES, PAUNTLEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, 1943

    INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: LIFE AT PAUNTLEY COURT, A SCHOOL AND HOME FOR FRENCH AND BELGIAN REFUGEES, PAUNTLEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, 1943

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

    D 15246

    A group of French and Belgian refugee children play ring-a-roses with British evacuees in front of the old mill house, where the French-speaking children go to school. All the children are staying at Pauntley Court in Gloucestershire.

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