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  • A GIRL JOINS UP: WOMEN'S FACTORY WAR WORK, ENGLAND, UK, MAY 1941

    A GIRL JOINS UP: WOMEN'S FACTORY WAR WORK, ENGLAND, UK, MAY 1941

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

    D 3464

    Vera Elliott is welcomed to her billet by her new landlady, Mrs Wright. Mrs Wright is originally from Ireland, is married to an electrical engineer and has two children. The letters 'SP' can be seen painted on the wall beside the front door,...

  • NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

    NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

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

    D 9067

    5 year old John Sutton proudly wears his father's old cap as he says goodbye to his mother at the entrance to Flint Green Road nursery. A nurse prepares to guide John inside when his mother, Mrs Florence Sutton, leaves for her job in a factory...

  • BOMB DAMAGE IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

    BOMB DAMAGE IN BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 4119

    A pile of rubble and timber dominates the foreground of this photograph, recording bomb damage to George Street and Hospital Street in Birmingham. In the background, further damage can be seen to a row of houses.

  • A GIRL JOINS UP: WOMEN'S FACTORY WAR WORK, ENGLAND, UK, MAY 1941

    A GIRL JOINS UP: WOMEN'S FACTORY WAR WORK, ENGLAND, UK, MAY 1941

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

    D 3448

    At the entrance to Birmingham New Street railway station, Vera Elliott stands with other new arrivals for factory work as they are split into groups, with each group being sent to a different factory. A Ministry of Labour guide is in charge of each...

  • NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

    NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

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

    D 9064

    With the babies asleep, a nurse at the Flint Green Road Nursery prepares the large baby gas masks, getting them ready for use in case of a gas attack. She is laying the respirators out on low cots or beds, which are set out alongside a row of coat hooks...

  • NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

    NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

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

    D 9069

    Nurses help some of the smaller toddlers with their breakfast of porridge at Flint Green Road Nursery, whilst others are able to feed themselves.

  • WAR WORKERS NURSERY AT THE CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, HOCKLEY, BIRMINGHAM, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    WAR WORKERS NURSERY AT THE CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, HOCKLEY, BIRMINGHAM, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    L 7

    In the garden of the day nursery attached to the Carnegie Institute of Child Welfare in Birmingham, a nurse feeds a toddler his lunch. Women war workers leave their children at the day nursery attached to the Institute whilst they go to work in local...

  • NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

    NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

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

    D 9068

    Children at the Flint Green Road Nursery enjoy a hearty breakfast of porridge and milk. Toddlers eat at the side table whilst smaller babies eat at the top table, assisted by nurses.

  • BIRMINGHAM IN WARTIME, 1942

    BIRMINGHAM IN WARTIME, 1942

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

    D 9417

    Men and women walk past 'Ye Olde Nelson' public house on the corner of Temple Row and Bull Street in Birmingham. The pub has been slightly damamged by an air raid that destroyed the buildings that once stood next to it on Temple Row.

  • NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

    NURSERY FOR WORKING MOTHERS: THE WORK OF FLINT GREEN ROAD NURSERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1942

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

    D 9052

    Mrs Sullivan collects her children from Flint Green Road Nursery at then end of her day's work. A nurse tucks 18 month old John into the pram next to his 3 and a half year old sister Maureen. Behind them, another nurse leads two children to find...

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