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  • JAMAICAN TECHNICIANS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN, UK, 1941

    JAMAICAN TECHNICIANS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN, UK, 1941

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

    L 29

    Jamaican technicians, newly-arrived in Britain, enjoy a game of billiards in their hostel. They have travelled to Britain to train and work in various factories in Merseyside.

  • COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

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

    D 29315

    Mr R E K Philips from Jamaica studies in the common room at the London School of Economics (LSE). According to the original caption, he is Assistant Superintendent at Government Industrial School, Stony Hill. He "is specialising in Juvenile...

  • COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20006

    The reception clerk at Colonial Centre, Alfred Stanismore (from British Honduras) stands on the steps of the club at 17 Russell Square to give directions to Mr Colley (a student of journalism from Gambia) and Mr Magzaka (a medical student from South...

  • COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20004

    Pilot Officer J J Blair (right) from Jamaica signs in to the Colonial Centre at 17 Russell Square for the night. He is receiving his ticket for a cubicle (costing half a crown) from the reception clerk Mr Alfred Stanismore, from British Honduras....

  • JAMAICAN TECHNICIANS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN, UK, 1941

    JAMAICAN TECHNICIANS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN, UK, 1941

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

    L 28

    Jamaican technicians, newly-arrived in Britain, enjoy a game of cards in their hostel. They have travelled to Britain to train and work in various factories in Merseyside.

  • COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20008

    In the basement kitchen of the Colonial Centre at 17 Russell Square, cook Frank Baldwin (from British Honduras) carves the roast. He is assisted by Miss A Calbinduras, seen here standing at the cooker, who is an evacuee from Gibraltar.

  • 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 5766

    A group of three new arrivals at West Indies House, 14-16 Lovaine Place, are welcomed by existing residents, standing on the balcony of the hostel. One of the new arrivals lifts his hat in greeting, one carries a suitcase, and the third is playing his...

  • COLONIAL REST HOME: EMPIRE ACCOMMODATION AT COLONIAL HOUSE, NORTH SHIELDS, COUNTY DURHAM, 1942

    COLONIAL REST HOME: EMPIRE ACCOMMODATION AT COLONIAL HOUSE, NORTH SHIELDS, COUNTY DURHAM, 1942

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

    D 10722

    R M August plays a game of draughts with men of the British Honduras Forestry Unit at Colonial House, North Shields.

  • JAMAICAN TECHNICIANS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN, UK, 1941

    JAMAICAN TECHNICIANS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN, UK, 1941

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

    L 25

    Jamaican technicians, newly-arrived in Britain, enjoy lunch at West India House. They have travelled to Britain to train and work in various factories in Merseyside.

  • JAMAICAN TECHNICIANS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN, UK, 1941

    JAMAICAN TECHNICIANS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN, UK, 1941

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

    L 30

    Jamaican electricians, newly-arrived in Britain, register for employment. Standing, third from left, is Alderman C McVey, Chairman of the Merseyside Labour Supply Committee, who has come to greet the technicians on behalf of the Minister of Labour.

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