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  • WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY: STEN GUN PRODUCTION, UK, c 1942

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

    P 879

    Mrs Penny Ferringer wears protective goggles as she works on a grinder at an ordnance factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WOMEN OUT-WORKERS IN WAR INDUSTRY, 1943

    WOMEN OUT-WORKERS IN WAR INDUSTRY, 1943

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

    S 3

    A portrait of a female outworker as she inserts glass into instrument covers at a table in her own home. According to the original caption, she is paid at the same rate as factory workers.

  • VERA LYNN VISITS A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941

    VERA LYNN VISITS A MUNITIONS FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    P 551

    Vera Lynn sings to workers during a lunchtime concert at a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • AERO FACTORY GIRLS: AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, MARCH 1942

    AERO FACTORY GIRLS: AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, MARCH 1942

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

    L 346

    Two women workers sit inside the cockpit of an aircraft as they wire up the pilot's instrument panel, at a factory somewhere in Britain. According to the original caption, one woman is a GTC (Government Training Centre) trainee, and the other has...

  • WAR INDUSTRY AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY BLACKPOLE, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, FEBRUARY 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY AT ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY BLACKPOLE, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, FEBRUARY 1942

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

    L 309

    Two women war workers stand completed bullets upright on perforated trays ready for examination at ROF Blackpole in Worcestershire.

  • WEST INDIES MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOSTEL, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, 1941

    WEST INDIES MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOSTEL, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 5759

    New arrivals to the West Indies Merchant Seamen's Hostel, 14-16 Lovaine Place, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, wave up to two seamen who are standing on the small balcony near the entrance to the hostel. The hostel is funded by the British Sailors'...

  • LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

    LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

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

    D 1041

    Girls from Notre Dame High School in Battersea, London enjoy a swim in the Tywi river at Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales in 1940.

  • LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

    LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

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

    D 1042

    Girls from Mitcham Lane School in Streatham, London take part in an open-air Domestic Science lesson in Llangadock, Carmarthenshire, Wales in 1940. Here we see them learning to wash clothes and crockery.

  • COLONY FOR ARTISTS UNDER SIX: EVACUEES TO DARTINGTON HALL, TOTNES, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941.

    COLONY FOR ARTISTS UNDER SIX: EVACUEES TO DARTINGTON HALL, TOTNES, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941.

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

    D 3107

    A group of children, including Alex McNiel and Georgie Earles, evacuated from Gravesend in Kent and Blackfriars in London, play in a hollow oak tree. They are on a nature walk from their billet at Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon. According to the...

  • AUTUMN ON AN ENGLISH FARM, KINGSTON BLOUNT, OXFORDSHIRE, 1941

    AUTUMN ON AN ENGLISH FARM, KINGSTON BLOUNT, OXFORDSHIRE, 1941

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

    D 5081

    Joseph Hill, billeting officer and local farmer, helps Mrs Holdsworth to fill in her subsistence form at the table in her cottage. Two of the three evacuees billeted with Mrs Holdsworth can also be seen at the table.

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