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  • VILLAGE GARDENS FEED SCHOOLCHILDREN: FOOD PRODUCTION AT KNIGHTON-ON-TEME, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    VILLAGE GARDENS FEED SCHOOLCHILDREN: FOOD PRODUCTION AT KNIGHTON-ON-TEME, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17510

    School children at Knighton-on-Teme queue up outside the dining room before going in to receive their lunchtime meal. Many of them will be eating vegetables which they helped to grow in the school garden, and many have also helped their parents to grow...

  • VILLAGE GARDENS FEED SCHOOLCHILDREN: FOOD PRODUCTION AT KNIGHTON-ON-TEME, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    VILLAGE GARDENS FEED SCHOOLCHILDREN: FOOD PRODUCTION AT KNIGHTON-ON-TEME, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17503

    A group of boys arrive at school carrying vegetables for the day's lunchtime meal. Behind them on the lane as they approach the school building is a man with a wheelbarrow full of vegetables. All the vegetables have been bought from members of the...

  • A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25386

    A view of the exterior of the Huntley and Palmer's biscuit factory in Reading. Several pedestrians and vehicles, including a bus, can also be seen, going about their daily business. According to the original caption, "biscuit-making is an old...

  • 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...

  • AID FROM AMERICA: LEND-LEASE FOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    AID FROM AMERICA: LEND-LEASE FOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4318

    A waiter dishes up a plate of American eggs and bacon to a group of people seated at a table outside the empty shell of a severely bomb damaged school. The school has the words 'Sayer Street Schools, 1891' on the stone plaque visible on the...

  • 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 12990

    Women of the Whitehall Canteen wait at the bus stop outside the National Gallery after the canteen has closed for the day. Left to right they are: Mrs Maini-Cooke, Mrs Bobby Kenyon, Mrs Potter, Mrs J P Tullock, Mrs Lubbock, Lady Gater, Mrs A Parnwell....

  • CHAPEL CLEEVE NURSERY - THE STEPHEN S WISE HOME: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH EVACUEES, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, 1942

    CHAPEL CLEEVE NURSERY - THE STEPHEN S WISE HOME: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH EVACUEES, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 9206

    Young children enjoy their lunch, seated at small tables in a large room, covered in wood panelling and an ornately plastered ceiling, at Chapel Cleeve Nursery at Washford, Somerset.

  • 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.

  • VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    VAN GIRL: HORSE AND CART DELIVERIES FOR THE LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 16842

    Lilian Carpenter (left) and Vera Perkins eat their packed lunch on the back of their horse-drawn LMS Railway Company van. The area behind them has been badly damaged in an air raid.

  • HARRY HARGREAVES GOES TO BUCKINGHAM PALACE: FROM YORKSHIRE TO LONDON TO COLLECT HIS BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL, 1943

    HARRY HARGREAVES GOES TO BUCKINGHAM PALACE: FROM YORKSHIRE TO LONDON TO COLLECT HIS BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL, 1943

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

    D 13333

    Harry Hargreaves gives his order to the waiter as he enjoys breakfast in the comfortable and ornate surroundings of his hotel. Today is the day that he collects his British Empire Medal from the Palace.

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