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  • 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 18

    A young girl named Joan is measured by a nurse at the day nursery attached to the Carnegie Institute of Child Welfare in Birmingham. Every child is weighed and their height measured when they first arrive at the nursery, and a careful check is kept on...

  • WAR INDUSTRY: WELFARE IN A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1941

    WAR INDUSTRY: WELFARE IN 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 854

    Newly-recruited munitions workers receive a medical examination prior to their entry into a Royal Ordnance Factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF HYPODERMIC SYRINGES, UK, 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF HYPODERMIC SYRINGES, UK, 1942

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

    P 1185

    Nursing Sister Christina Hobbs chats to a war worker during a visit to a factory, somewhere in Britain, which makes the hypodermic needles she uses in her work. During her visit to this factory, Nursing Sister Hobbs watched the needles being produced...

  • FACTORY WELFARE: THE FACTORY SURGERY, UK, 1941

    FACTORY WELFARE: THE FACTORY SURGERY, UK, 1941

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

    P 141

    A scene in the busy surgery at a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain. On the left, a nurse syringes a patient's ear. In the centre, a doctor examines a patient's eye. On the right, a nurse takes details from another patient.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF HYPODERMIC SYRINGES, UK, 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF HYPODERMIC SYRINGES, UK, 1942

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

    P 1183

    Nursing Sister Christina Hobbs chats to a war worker during a visit to a factory, somewhere in Britain, which makes the hypodermic needles she uses in her work. During her visit to this factory, Nursing Sister Hobbs watched the needles being produced...

  • 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 10

    Sister Waite (right) helps a female doctor as she uses her stethoscope to examine a child in the open air at the day nursery attached to the Carnegie Institute of Child Welfare in Birmingham. Women war workers leave their children at the day nursery...

  • WAR INDUSTRY: WORKERS' WELFARE, UK, 1941

    WAR INDUSTRY: WORKERS' WELFARE, UK, 1941

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

    P 852

    A chiropodist at work in the works surgery at a munitions factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • LIFE AT THE TAPLEY PARK CHILDREN'S HOME (THE CHAIM WEIZMANN HOME), INSTOW, DEVON, OCTOBER 1942

    LIFE AT THE TAPLEY PARK CHILDREN'S HOME (THE CHAIM WEIZMANN HOME), INSTOW, DEVON, OCTOBER 1942

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

    D 10559

    Three-year-old twins Norman and Brian Harris brush their teeth in the bathroom at the Chaim Weizmann Home at Tapley Park, Instow, Devon. This photograph was taken first thing in the morning, so the boys are still in their dressing gowns.

  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

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

    D 2595

    A female doctor examines a young boy for head lice in the corridor of a train as they travel from Bristol to Devon. A second boy smiles for the camera beside them. About 175 children were evacuated at this time from Bristol to the Kingsbridge area of...

  • 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 official photographer

    D 20558

    Boys at Baldock County Council School smile for the camera as they pose in the sunshine with their javelins during a sports lesson on the school playing field.

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