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  • BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE AT A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

    BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE AT A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    D 16210

    The boys gather in the dappled shade of the trees to present their baskets of plums to the female representative of the jam company to be weighed. The fruit is weighed by the pound and the weights are entered into a ledger before the baskets are emptied...

  • BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16739

    A member of staff at the blood drying unit at Cambridge University places a tray of inverted test tubes full of plasma into an incubator as part of the sterility test carried out on every bottle of plasma arriving at the unit.

  • BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16749

    A worker at the blood drying unit at Cambridge University passes crude plasma through a filter of paper pulp to clarify it. The worker is wearing a special mask made from wire, rubber and plastic. The wire forms arms, like a pair of glasses, which hook...

  • BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16766

    Two laboratory workers unpack large bottles of crude, unfiltered plasma which have just arrived from the emergency blood banks. The plasma has been pooled in these bottles to neutralise the blood groups and kaolin added to prevent clotting. These...

  • BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE ON A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE ON A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16208

    Boy Scouts wash in the sunshine after a hot and tiring day of fruit picking in their camp near Cambridge. The wash basins are bowls placed into makeshift stands, constructed by the Scouts from branches and string. One of the tents in which the boys are...

  • BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16757

    A worker at the blood drying unit at Cambridge University carries a crate of filtered plasma into the spin-freezing room, where it will be frozen before it is dried. She is wearing flying kit and gloves, to protect her from the intense cold of the...

  • BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16744

    Workers at the blood drying unit at Cambridge University check test tubes of plasma as they are removed from the incubator. This test checks the sterility of the plasma upon arrival at the unit.

  • BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BLOOD DRYING UNIT: PROCESSING BLOOD IN THE LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16755

    A worker at the blood drying unit at Cambridge University sterilises needles to be placed into the screw caps of the bottles of plasma. The needles are equipped with short lengths of rubber tube containing cotton wool to prevent germs entering the...

  • BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE ON A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE ON A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16205

    Boy Scouts empty their baskets of plums into the large bushel-baskets of the jam manufacturer in the sunshine at a fruit-picking camp near Cambridge. The contents of their picking baskets had previously been weighed and the amounts recorded in a ledger.

  • BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE ON A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE ON A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16201

    Boy Scouts on orderly duty at a fruit-picking camp near Cambridge wash up after the evening meal. Each patrol took it in turns to act as orderlies and look after the camp whilst he others went out fruit-picking.

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