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  • WORKERS WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY: LIFE AT ROF BRIDGEND, JANUARY 1942

    WORKERS WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY: LIFE AT ROF BRIDGEND, JANUARY 1942

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

    D 6320

    A female war worker cleans her teeth in the bedroom she shares with another woman in the war workers hostel at ROF Bridgend. According to the original caption, hot and cold water and central heating were laid on in all the rooms.

  • WORKERS' WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1941

    WORKERS' WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    P 472

    Women war workers queue for a meal at the serving hatch in the canteen of the residential club that is provided for them at their munitions factory hostel, probably ROF Bridgend.

  • WARTIME THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, AUGUST 1943

    WARTIME THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, AUGUST 1943

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

    D 16393

    Large numbers of men and women queue for tickets outside the Lyric Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue. The entrance visible in the centre is for the Upper Circle. A street entertainer stands in the road with his dog, trying to keep the theatre-goers amused...

  • LONDON JEWS IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF YOUTH CLUBS IN STEPNEY, LONDON, 1942

    LONDON JEWS IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF YOUTH CLUBS IN STEPNEY, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 6533

    Jack Herskovitch (left) and Myer Segal compete in a boxing match at the Bernhard Baron Settlement boys' club on Berner Street, Commercial Road, East London, as their instructor and friends look on. Both boys are 20 years old and have been stockers...

  • LIFE IN A BASEMENT AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    LIFE IN A BASEMENT AIR RAID SHELTER, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1638

    A local policeman on his round drops into this basement shelter in London's West End to check that all is well. Shelterers sleep on the floor and low partitions of concrete blocks divide up the area. This photograph was taken in November 1940.

  • CO-OPERATIVE YOUTH SUMMER SCHOOLS: EDUCATION AND ENTERTAINMENT, CRAIG SCHOOL, WINDERMERE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    CO-OPERATIVE YOUTH SUMMER SCHOOLS: EDUCATION AND ENTERTAINMENT, CRAIG SCHOOL, WINDERMERE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16193

    Young people attending the Co-Operative Union Summer School at Craig School, Lake Windermere, enjoy a spot of rowing on the lake. According to the original caption, one day in the week-long summer school was devoted to an outing across the lake,...

  • ENTERTAINMENT IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1941

    ENTERTAINMENT IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1941

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

    D 5899

    A young woman chats to a soldier as they stand in the doorway of a room. They are attending a dance party which is being held in a house or hostel, somewhere in Britain.

  • YOUTH SERVICE VOLUNTEERS HELP BRITISH FARMERS: AGRICULTURAL CAMP AT NUNNEY CATCH, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    YOUTH SERVICE VOLUNTEERS HELP BRITISH FARMERS: AGRICULTURAL CAMP AT NUNNEY CATCH, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16341

    After a hard day in the fields, a member of the Youth Service Volunteers enjoys a shower at the agricultural camp at Nunney Catch, Somerset. The evening sun can be seen on the walls of the wooden shower hut or cubicle.

  • US TROOPS IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE AMERICANS IN BURTON BRADSTOCK, DORSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    US TROOPS IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE AMERICANS IN BURTON BRADSTOCK, DORSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20136

    Pfc Edward Shea (of 27 Wentworth Street, Dorchester, Massachusetts) sits on the bonnet of his jeep in the sunshine with local boys Freddy and Chris Kerley at the petrol station in Burton Bradstock, Dorset. According to the original caption, the gas...

  • LONDON PARKS: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE HEART OF THE CITY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

    LONDON PARKS: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE HEART OF THE CITY, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 15938

    A family group tries a spot of boating on the Serpentine in Hyde Park, London. Several other rowing boats can be seen on the water behind them.

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