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  • WAR INDUSTRY: WOMEN'S FACTORY TRAINING, UK, 1941

    WAR INDUSTRY: WOMEN'S FACTORY TRAINING, UK, 1941

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

    L 39

    A portrait of 21 year old Margaret Woolford as she carries a large metal tube on her shoulder at a government training factory, possibly the Government Training Centre in Slough. She was previously a shop assistant, but is re-training so that she can...

  • 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 271

    'Bevin Boy' Hubert Claud Morgan, aged 18, drives in a roof support at the coal face, during his training at a colliery near Canterbury. According to the original caption, Hubert was a clerk for Hastings Education Authority before being...

  • 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 272

    Mining instructor Stephen Jones (left) supervises 'Bevin Boys' Hubert Claud Morgan and Jim Walters as they work at the coal face during their training at a colliery near Canterbury. According to the original caption, Mr Jones has had 54 years...

  • WAR INDUSTRY: 'MINISTRY OF LABOUR GIRLS' UNDERGO WELDING TRAINING, UK, 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY: 'MINISTRY OF LABOUR GIRLS' UNDERGO WELDING TRAINING, UK, 1942

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

    L 194

    Women war workers receive training in welding at a factory somewhere in Britain.

  • 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.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE, THE RHODESIAN AIR TRAINING GROUP IN SOUTHERN RHODESIA, 1941-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE, THE RHODESIAN AIR TRAINING GROUP IN SOUTHERN RHODESIA, 1941-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CM 1210

    Interior of a senior nco's married quarter at Cranborne, showing the family in residence.

  • WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY, UK, 1942

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

    L 54

    A group of women war workers are trained to be fitters and assemblers at an aircraft factory, somewhere in Britain. They are using pneumatic hammers and filing templates under the supervision of their two instructors. One instructor is visible 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 285

    As part of their training at a colliery near Canterbury, 'Bevin Boys' throw pit props onto piles during a Physical Training lesson with their ex-army instructor Alex Hamilton. According to the original caption "PT is specialised; is...

  • 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 276

    As part of his training at a colliery near Canterbury, 'Bevin Boy' Bert Swaisland (left) of Welwyn, signals the loaded trucks away from the coal face. He is supervised by an experienced miner. The coal truck has a drawing of a young woman...

  • 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.

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