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  • RURAL WELFARE OFFICER: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR 'MRS R', HIGH WYCOMBE, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    RURAL WELFARE OFFICER: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR 'MRS R', HIGH WYCOMBE, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 432

    'Mrs R' (right), Welfare Officer for High Wycombe Rural District Council, visits some old age pensioners in the garden of one of the many cottages reserved by the council for use by OAPs. According to the original caption, "elderly...

  • THE BRITISH EMPIRE TROOPS ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE BRITISH EMPIRE TROOPS ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-03

    Q 4877

    Soldiers of the South African Native Labour Corps waiting their turn to have a bath. Dannes, March 1917.

  • KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

    KEEPING POULTRY IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 1565

    A Women's Land Army girl holding a white chicken to demonstrate that a good bird should have a broad flat back.

  • A SUMMER CAMP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ON MR ROWLAND'S FARM NEAR AYLESBURY, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, 1943

    A SUMMER CAMP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ON MR ROWLAND'S FARM NEAR AYLESBURY, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, 1943

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

    TR 1305

    The wife of the camp warden, Mrs Dodd, and Mrs Booth peeling potatoes in the camp.

  • GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

    GLASGOW SHIPYARD: SHIPBUILDING IN WARTIME, GLASGOW, LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20847

    Workers stream through the gates of a Glasgow shipyard as they leave work for the lunchtime break. The huge structure of a ship 'skeleton' surrounded by timber scaffolding and several large cranes, just on the other side of the gates,...

  • WOMEN OF THE WVS GARNISH CAMOUFLAGE NETS: WAR WORK IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    WOMEN OF THE WVS GARNISH CAMOUFLAGE NETS: WAR WORK IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17198

    Two members of the Women's Voluntary Service tie strips of sacking to a large net, suspended from the ceiling in an old school building in London.

  • A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25280

    A women browses the display at 'Bull's', a large draper's store in Reading. Also visible are a mother and her child. The original caption states that " with others like Heelas, Welstead's and McIlroy's, it makes...

  • BRITAIN BUILDS LIGHT CARS: THE BRITISH AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY, UK, 1945

    BRITAIN BUILDS LIGHT CARS: THE BRITISH AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY, UK, 1945

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

    D 26131

    A scientist in the research department of a car factory somewhere in Britain operates apparatus known as a 'wear and lubricant testing machine'. According to the original caption: "There are only three more like it in the world. It is...

  • BIRTH OF A BOMBER: AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1942

    BIRTH OF A BOMBER: AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 7086

    Workers file aircraft blue prints at the Handley Page factory at Cricklewood.

  • THE MAKINGS OF A MODERN NEWSPAPER: THE PRODUCTION OF 'THE DAILY MAIL' IN WARTIME, LONDON, UK, 1944

    THE MAKINGS OF A MODERN NEWSPAPER: THE PRODUCTION OF 'THE DAILY MAIL' IN WARTIME, LONDON, UK, 1944

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

    D 20469

    In the composing room of the Daily Mail, night editor S W G Horniblow (smoking, centre) and Charlie Wilkie (the printer of the paper, left) look on as a newspaper man locks the blocks of type and illustrations into place on the metal frame or 'form...

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