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  • COUNTRY SCHOOL: EVERYDAY LIFE AT BALDOCK COUNTY COUNCIL SCHOOL, BALDOCK, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COUNTRY SCHOOL: EVERYDAY LIFE AT BALDOCK COUNTY COUNCIL SCHOOL, BALDOCK, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20555

    Boys use test tubes and Bunsen burners to carry out experiments in the science laboratory at Baldock County Council School.

  • 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.

  • D C BAILEY: DESIGNER OF THE BAILEY BRIDGE, UK, 1944

    D C BAILEY: DESIGNER OF THE BAILEY BRIDGE, UK, 1944

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

    D 23532

    In a workshop of a Ministry of Supply Experimental Establishment, D C Bailey (second from left, smoking a pipe) demonstrates an addition to outboard motors to Major H T Jarrett-Kerr (left) and Major H W Kenyon. The addition helps outboard motors to...

  • WARTIME SOCIAL SURVEY: INFORMATION GATHERING IN WARTIME BRITAIN, UK, 1944

    WARTIME SOCIAL SURVEY: INFORMATION GATHERING IN WARTIME BRITAIN, UK, 1944

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

    D 18847

    At a gunsite, somewhere in Britain, Wartime Social Survey interviewer Mrs Goalem, questions ATS Private Mary Newton (from Blythe, Northumberland) as part of a survey being conducted on ATS recruiting. As part of the survey interviewers visited...

  • 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...

  • BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BRITISH BOY: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR GEORGE METCALFE IN UPPER NORWOOD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 17905

    George Metcalfe at work in a factory producing electro-acoustic equipment. Here, he is testing amplifiers before their final assembly and dispatch to RAF stations. The original caption states that George "is called 'Micky' by his work-...

  • 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...

  • TREATING TUBERCULOSIS: SCREENING AND TREATMENT AT HAREFIELD HOSPITAL, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    TREATING TUBERCULOSIS: SCREENING AND TREATMENT AT HAREFIELD HOSPITAL, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15801

    A nurse assists a doctor as he 'screens' a patient at Harefield Hospital. An x-ray is being taken of the young man's chest to look for signs of TB.

  • STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    STICKY BOMB: THE PRODUCTION OF THE No 74 GRENADE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 14768

    At the workshop producing sticky bombs somewhere in Britain, the director, Mr A L Sinclair (holding the sticky bomb) and the technical manager, Mr H K Hartley (wearing a white coat) discuss ways in which to make the already very sticky adhesive even...

  • NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN WARTIME, TEDDINGTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN WARTIME, TEDDINGTON, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 23209

    In the Metrology Division of the National Physical Laboratory, a female scientist uses special apparatus , called a gauge interferometer, to measure the length of light in wave-lengths.

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