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  • 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 4321

    Two groups of smiling children sit at tables and eat cheese, imported from America as part of the Lend-Lease scheme, in the playground of a severely bomb-damaged school in London, now being used as a feeding centre. Piles of salvaged wood, including...

  • Your Canteen in Action

    Your Canteen in Action

    (posters) Made by: Unknown

    Art.IWM PST 15824

    whole: the three images are positioned in the lower three-quarters, each held within a narrow black border. An emblem featuring a lion and a rising sun is located in the lower right, held within a black circular border. The title and main text are...

  • 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...

  • MANSION BECOMES MATERNITY HOME: LIFE AT BROCKET HALL, WELWYN, HERTFORDSHIRE, 1942

    MANSION BECOMES MATERNITY HOME: LIFE AT BROCKET HALL, WELWYN, HERTFORDSHIRE, 1942

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

    D 9034

    Miss E F Stock (right) tends to a large crop of beans in the grounds of Brocket Hall. Miss Stock was a Sister at City Road Maternity Hospital and now keeps the Brocket Hall hospital supplied with vegetables. Behind her, another nurse assists a new...

  • SEVEN PAIRS OF TINY BOOTS: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1941

    SEVEN PAIRS OF TINY BOOTS: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH CHILDREN, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 3728

    Doreen Massow, aged 2, and friends try on pairs of shoes that have been sent to them courtesy of Mrs Abernathy, from Seattle, a member of the English Speaking Union. Doreen in now homeless: she was staying at a neighbour's house whilst her mother...

  • 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 8954

    Jimmy West, aged 11, smiles as he rests a garden fork on his shoulder in preparation for beginning work on an allotment created from the rubble and debris of a bomb site in the East End of London. According to the original caption, Jimmy had been...

  • BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: GIRLS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

    BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: GIRLS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 8918

    Members of the Girls Training Corps dig over the ground in preparation for the creation of an allotment in what was once the garden of 145 Piccadilly, the former home of the King and Queen. Bomb damaged buildings can be seen behind them as they work.

  • LONDON SCHOOLS IN WARTIME: SCHOOL LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    LONDON SCHOOLS IN WARTIME: SCHOOL LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 3159

    In the playground of Calvert Road School, Westcombe Park, a young girl shows her three classmates the bomb splinters that she found in her garden.

  • LONDON SCHOOLS IN WARTIME: SCHOOL LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    LONDON SCHOOLS IN WARTIME: SCHOOL LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 3170

    Children, supervised by a female teacher, play in the playground at Lombard Wall School in South East London. In the foreground, a large pile of rubble can be seen, indicating that the school had suffered from some kind of air raid.

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7873

    An Air Raid Warden runs across a large pile of rubble, past a casualty lying on the ground, to report this incident in Edith Villas, Fulham, to his ARP post, and summon help from the other Civil Defence services. Behind him, another Warden can be seen,...

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