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  • AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON GEORGE CASELY'S FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON GEORGE CASELY'S FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 9801

    George Casely raise his pitchfork in salute in this three-quarter length portrait. He appears to be singing or speaking.

  • BEEKEEPING IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    BEEKEEPING IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    TR 2030

    Two beekeepers with a beehive containing two brood chambers and three honey chambers.

  • PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

    PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 10880

    A close-up view of the tractor-drawn machine which not only ploughs up, tops and lifts the sugar beet, but also deposits it in heaps along the field, which makes it a lot easier to collect it up. The photograph shows a pile of beets coming out of a...

  • EVACUEES FROM LONDON IN PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM LONDON IN PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, 1940

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

    D 987

    Boys from St George's Church of England School, Battersea, London, 'stock' barley as part of the holiday course in farming they are attending whilst evacuated in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Several farm horses can be seen in the background.

  • BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

    BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

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

    D 8839

    Land Girl Iris Joyce leads a bull at a farm somewhere in Britain. Iris had previously been a typist but after four weeks training at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture, she is now confident to deal with such animals and all aspects of her work in...

  • PARSONAGE FARM: DAIRY FARMING IN DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    PARSONAGE FARM: DAIRY FARMING IN DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 10226

    A 'cow man' or dairy worker weighs the milk yield of Daisy the cow at Old Parsonage Farm, Dartington. At this farm, the cattle are rationed according to the amount of milk they produce, so, as stated in the original caption "Her rations...

  • HOW TO KEEP POULTRY: ADVICE TO CHICKEN KEEPERS, UK, 1944

    HOW TO KEEP POULTRY: ADVICE TO CHICKEN KEEPERS, UK, 1944

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

    D 18429

    A Land Girl sprinkles insect powder onto a chicken at a farm somewhere in Britain. This photograph demonstrates the ease with which insect pests can be killed, by the application of powder to the skin at the base of the hen's feathers.

  • AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON MOUNT BARTON FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON MOUNT BARTON FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 9889

    Farm workers at Mount Barton Farm take a break for lunch in the fields. In the background is a young girl, and in the foreground a young boy, probably Farmer Hoare's son Colin, pours a cup of tea from a bottle for his fellow worker.

  • CATTLE MARKET: EVERYDAY LIFE AT CATTLE MARKETS IN KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    CATTLE MARKET: EVERYDAY LIFE AT CATTLE MARKETS IN KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22198

    Pigs are driven from vans into pens at Sevenoaks market in Kent.

  • 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.

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