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  • AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN IN ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN IN ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    V 164

    Ministry of Food officials distribute bottles of American Orange Juice at Tottenham Day Nursery, 19 May 1942. Several children can be seen in the photograph, including a baby sitting on the counter.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: 'WINGS FOR VICTORY' WEEK, UK, 1943

    WAR INDUSTRY: 'WINGS FOR VICTORY' WEEK, UK, 1943

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

    P 1275

    At a factory, somewhere in Britain, two women war workers fill bombs which have been covered in savings stamps following 'Wings for Victory' week in London. A third worker looks on. Behind them, can be seen posters listing their target...

  • AMERICAN CANNED FOOD BEING EATEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND,UK, 1941

    AMERICAN CANNED FOOD BEING EATEN IN LONDON, ENGLAND,UK, 1941

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

    V 106

    Dock workers give the thumbs up and 'V' signs as they lunch on American canned meat at a London Dockworkers Canteen.

  • CIO OFFICIAL VISITS BRITISH LABOUR PROJECTS: WOMEN'S LAND ARMY CLUB, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    CIO OFFICIAL VISITS BRITISH LABOUR PROJECTS: WOMEN'S LAND ARMY CLUB, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    L 668

    Mr Irving Abramson (right), chairman of the War Relief Committee of the Congress of Industrial Organisations, takes tea with a group of women at the Women's Land Army Club in London. On the wall behind them is painted a commemorative mural '...

  • "VICTORY V" DISHES AT A LONDON INN: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 1942

    "VICTORY V" DISHES AT A LONDON INN: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 1942

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

    V 123

    A waitress at the the 'Quality Inn' on Regent Street collects a 'Victory Dish' from the serving ledge as cooks work behind her. Two posters explaining these meals can be seen on the ledge. According to the original caption: "...

  • BRITISH RESTAURANT BEFORE INTERIOR DECORATION: EATING OUT IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1944

    BRITISH RESTAURANT BEFORE INTERIOR DECORATION: EATING OUT IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1944

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

    V 151

    Civilians enjoy their lunchtime meal as a group of four Ministry of Food officials inspect a British Restaurant, somewhere in London, in order to determine what needs to be done to make it more appealing. The original caption states that this is a...

  • 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 18834

    Mrs Margaret Thomas prepares to begin a survey on a residential street, somewhere in London. She is selecting a house on which to call as part of survey being conducted for the Board of Trade to discover whether or not selected commodities are in short...

  • 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 18842

    Wartime Social Survey interviewer Margaret Thomas uses a photometer to take a light reading in the home of Mrs Bartram, in Stepney Green, London. This is part of a survey being carried out on behalf of the Department of Scientific and Industrial...

  • THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-08-15

    D 25639

    Crowds of people wait for news at the junction of Whitehall with Downing Street, 15 August 1945. The crowd consists of service personnel and civilians alike, all waiting for confirmation from the Prime Minister that the war in Japan is over. Clearly...

  • ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE PASSOVER: JEWISH TRADITIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, APRIL 1944

    ALLIED FORCES CELEBRATE PASSOVER: JEWISH TRADITIONS IN WARTIME BRITAIN, APRIL 1944

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

    D 19334

    Service personnel sit at long trestle tables to enjoy their Passover meal in a large hall, somewhere near London. Men and women from all branches of the forces and from many different countries are clearly visible. High above their heads in the girders...

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