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part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer
A female doctor examines a young boy for head lice in the corridor of a train as they travel from Bristol to Devon. A second boy smiles for the camera beside them. About 175 children were evacuated at this time from Bristol to the Kingsbridge area of...
Farm workers take a break from hoeing a field at Mount Barton farm. George Blackler can be seen on the far right, and nearest the camera is 81 year old William Goss.
Two Land Girls stand in the doorway of the large drag-line excavator that is being used to create ditches to improve drainage along this stretch of land. The land will then be available for arable used and to graze animals. One of the women is pointing...
George Hingston thatches a silo on Mount Barton Farm. Starting from the bottom, he rolls the straw matting round. The thatch is attached with hazel pegs.
George Casely uses a hazel twig to find water on the land around his Devon farm. According to the original caption "Casely has the power of divining and has sunk a well in several of his pastures".
Land Girl sisters Joan and Ivy Day pause in their harvest work to smile for the camera. Ivy wears sunglasses and holds a large sheaf of oats which they are helping to harvest on Hollow Moor, Devon.
Men at work during harvest time at Mount Barton farm. This "International" Harvester delivers corn to the attendant trailer. The threshed corn accumulates in a bin in the harvester and then runs out through a chute into the sacks being held...
80 year old William Goss, an agricultural worker on Ralph Hoare's Mount Barton Farm, arranges stooks of oats in a huge field at harvest time, probably at Hollow Moor.
Land Girls Joan Day, her sister Ivy, and Iris Andrews help a farmer to transfer stooks of harvested oats into a truck in the sunshine on Hollow Moor, Devon.
Colin Hoare, riding a horse, drives the cows back to the fields after milking at his father's farm, somewhere in Devon.