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  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1941

    WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    P 850

    Women at work in the large laundry attached to a munitions factory, which is used to wash the workers' overalls.

  • FACTORY CANTEEN KITCHENS, UK, 1942

    FACTORY CANTEEN KITCHENS, UK, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    P 1049

    Cooks prepare trays of pastries, buns and fairy cakes in the kitchen of a munitions factory canteen, somewhere in Britain.

  • A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    A BELGIAN BUYS A SUIT: TAILORING IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    PD 259

    The master tailor (right) at this tailoring firm (probably Anderson's on Savile Row) helps a new Belgian customer to select cloth for his suit.

  • IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    IN A BRITISH SHIPYARD: EVERYDAY LIFE IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY, UK, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 16

    A general view of the Drawing Office at a shipyard, somewhere in Britain, showing men at work on various ships' plans

  • RURAL WELFARE OFFICER: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR 'MRS R', HIGH WYCOMBE, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    RURAL WELFARE OFFICER: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR 'MRS R', HIGH WYCOMBE, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    PD 432

    'Mrs R' (right), Welfare Officer for High Wycombe Rural District Council, visits some old age pensioners in the garden of one of the many cottages reserved by the council for use by OAPs. According to the original caption, "elderly...

  • KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

    KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    TR 1565

    A Women's Land Army girl holding a white chicken to demonstrate that a good bird should have a broad flat back.

  • A SUMMER CAMP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ON MR ROWLAND'S FARM NEAR AYLESBURY, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, 1943

    A SUMMER CAMP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ON MR ROWLAND'S FARM NEAR AYLESBURY, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    TR 1305

    The wife of the camp warden, Mrs Dodd, and Mrs Booth peeling potatoes in the camp.

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF LABOUR SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    L 426

    A woman war worker arc welds the roots of low pressure rotor turbine segments at a marine engineering shop, somewhere in Britain.

  • BELGIAN FISHERMEN IN BRIXHAM, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1944

    BELGIAN FISHERMEN IN BRIXHAM, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, JULY 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    PD 192

    A group portrait of several members of the Major family with some of the furniture they brought with them from Belgium, at their home in Brixham, Devon. Monsieur Major, seen here smoking a pipe, served in the Belgian army during the First World War. He...

  • LIFE IN A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY HOSTEL, UK, c 1942

    LIFE IN A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY HOSTEL, UK, c 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    P 734

    Off-duty munitions workers make use of the hairdressing facilities in their munitions factory hostel. Here one woman washes the hair of her friend at a sink complete with specially-designed taps.

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