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  • THE NATIONAL SAVINGS SCHEME AT WORK IN CANTERBURY, ENGLAND, 1941

    THE NATIONAL SAVINGS SCHEME AT WORK IN CANTERBURY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 5017

    A view of the 30ft high National Savings poster produced by students of the Sydney Cooper School of Art on display on West Gate, Canterbury, during War Weapons Week. The poster depicts St. George with sword and shield, and features the words 'To...

  • ANSWERING YOU: THE PRODUCTION OF A BBC RADIO PROGRAMME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1941

    ANSWERING YOU: THE PRODUCTION OF A BBC RADIO PROGRAMME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1941

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

    D 4592

    As part of a programme entitled 'Meet John Londoner', here we see correspondent Wynford Vaughan Thomas asking Mrs Galraith, a member of the public, a question. They are surrounded by a crowd of passers-by, including Leslie Hancock, a soldier...

  • BRISTOL'S ARMY BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE, FEBRUARY 1944

    BRISTOL'S ARMY BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE, FEBRUARY 1944

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

    D 18549

    A busy scene Colston Avenue in Bristol, showing pedestrians and vehicles going about their daily business. The statue of Edmund Burke has been covered in boards publicising the Ministry of Information blood donation campaign. Along with an...

  • CATHOLIC PUBLIC SCHOOL: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AMPLEFORTH COLLEGE, YORK, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    CATHOLIC PUBLIC SCHOOL: EVERYDAY LIFE AT AMPLEFORTH COLLEGE, YORK, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17351

    Boys in their final year at Ampleforth College study in the extensive library, as the winter sun streams in through the large windows. A large tapestry can be seen on the wall in the background.

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME LEEDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME LEEDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15667

    A general view of Leeds City Square, dominated by the General Post Office, with a bus stand just visible on the left. In the centre of the photograph can be seen the statue of the Black Prince. Three of the four other statues that can be found in the...

  • WHITEHALL CANTEEN: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, 1943

    WHITEHALL CANTEEN: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, 1943

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

    D 12987

    Mrs Naylor, chief dish washer, (foreground) and her colleagues wash up crockery and cutlery in the vaults of the National Gallery. It is now after 3 o'clock, and all the customers at the Whitehall Canteen have now gone. The original caption states...

  • WHITEHALL CANTEEN: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, MARCH 1943

    WHITEHALL CANTEEN: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, MARCH 1943

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

    D 12980

    Men and women queue to enter the Whitehall Canteen beside the pillars and portico of the National Gallery at Trafalgar Square. Above them flutter the flags of France and Russia.

  • WARTIME THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, AUGUST 1943

    WARTIME THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, AUGUST 1943

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

    D 16397

    Mr Cooke, the theatre manager at the Lyric Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, (centre foreground) blows his whistle to call the theatre staff to roll call. The staff members assemble in the stalls, circle, upper circle and gallery. If there are staff away...

  • HARRY POLLITT SPEAKS OUTSIDE THE BRITISH MUSEUM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    HARRY POLLITT SPEAKS OUTSIDE THE BRITISH MUSEUM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4593

    A huge crowd has gathered outside the British Museum, probably on Montague Street, to hear Harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain, make a speech about Aid to Russia. Pollitt is actually standing on top of a small van,...

  • MUSLIM COMMUNITY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN BUTETOWN, CARDIFF, WALES, UK, 1943

    MUSLIM COMMUNITY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN BUTETOWN, CARDIFF, WALES, UK, 1943

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

    D 15313

    Muslim men and children listen to the Call to Prayer in the sunshine outside entrance of the newly opened Mosque and Cultural Centre on Peel Street in Butetown. The children are holding flags which they carried through the town during the procession to...

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