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  • BEVIN BOYS: MINING TRAINING, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BEVIN BOYS: MINING TRAINING, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 290

    A group of 'Bevin Boys' listen to an afternoon lecture on 'underground transport' as part of their training at a colliery near Canterbury. Their lecturer (back to camera) is Arthur Brooks, who has had 56 years of mining experience.

  • EDUCATION IN BRITISH SOMALILAND, C. 9 JULY 1945

    EDUCATION IN BRITISH SOMALILAND, C. 9 JULY 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    K 8547

    The basis of education in British Somaliland is a chain of elementary schools established by the Education Department in the various towns, giving a three years' course in English, Arabic, arithmetic, the Qoran, nature study and hygiene. From here,...

  • HISTORY OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

    HISTORY OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Imperial War Museum official photographer

    MH 412

    A lecture in progress at the Ministry of Works training school, which occupied part of the Imperial War Museum Picture Galleries in Lambeth Road, London during the Second World War.

  • WAR WORKERS NURSERY AT THE CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, HOCKLEY, BIRMINGHAM, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    WAR WORKERS NURSERY AT THE CARNEGIE INSTITUTE, HOCKLEY, BIRMINGHAM, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    L 17

    A nurse leads toddlers out to play in the sunny courtyard garden of the Carnegie Institute of Child Welfare in Birmingham. One young girl is climbing onto the rocking horse to the right of the photograph, and another girl can be seen playing on the...

  • BEVIN BOYS: MINING TRAINING, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BEVIN BOYS: MINING TRAINING, CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 289

    A group of 'Bevin Boys' listen to an afternoon lecture on 'underground transport' as part of their training at a colliery near Canterbury. Their lecturer (not visible) is Arthur Brooks, who has had 56 years of mining experience.

  • LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

    LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

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

    D 1042

    Girls from Mitcham Lane School in Streatham, London take part in an open-air Domestic Science lesson in Llangadock, Carmarthenshire, Wales in 1940. Here we see them learning to wash clothes and crockery.

  • LEARNING BY ACTING: EDUCATION THROUGH THEATRE FOR EVACUEES AT A 'CAMP SCHOOL', MARCHANT'S HILL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, 1943

    LEARNING BY ACTING: EDUCATION THROUGH THEATRE FOR EVACUEES AT A 'CAMP SCHOOL', MARCHANT'S HILL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, 1943

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

    D 16484

    Music teacher Arthur Shuttleworth (back to camera) leads the choir (right) and cast (on stage in the background) in a selection of traditional English songs, to conclude the play about Elizabethan England which they have put on in the recreation hall at...

  • SCHOOL FOR EVACUEES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MARCHANT'S HILL CAMP SCHOOL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    SCHOOL FOR EVACUEES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MARCHANT'S HILL CAMP SCHOOL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21625

    A large group of children, evacuated from their school in East Ham, rush for lunch at Marchant's Hill School, Hindhead. They are running along the flower-lined path that runs through the camp, the wooden huts which serve as classrooms and...

  • LEARNING BY ACTING: EDUCATION THROUGH THEATRE FOR EVACUEES AT A 'CAMP SCHOOL', MARCHANT'S HILL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, 1943

    LEARNING BY ACTING: EDUCATION THROUGH THEATRE FOR EVACUEES AT A 'CAMP SCHOOL', MARCHANT'S HILL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, 1943

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

    D 16479

    Mavis Clode (right) and John Chandler (both aged 13) on stage during the performance of their play about Elizabethan England at Marchant's Hill School. Mavis is playing the part of Queen Elizabeth I and John is the Duke of Cordoba, the ambassador...

  • SCHOOL FOR EVACUEES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MARCHANT'S HILL CAMP SCHOOL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    SCHOOL FOR EVACUEES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MARCHANT'S HILL CAMP SCHOOL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21626

    Children create a splash as they play in the swimming pool in the sunshine at Marchant's Hill School, Hindhead. The original caption states that this pool was actually built as a static water tank, required by law as a defence against incendiary...

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