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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 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...

  • 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 1302

    Cows in a field at the farm.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: TANK PRODUCTION, UK, 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY: TANK PRODUCTION, UK, 1942

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

    L 502

    Mrs Williams (right) and a colleague assemble the periscope in the cupola door of a Matilda tank at a factory, somewhere in Britain. According to the original caption, Mrs Williams has worked at this factory for nine months.

  • WAR INDUSTRY: DIAMONDS IN WAR USE, UK, c 1942

    WAR INDUSTRY: DIAMONDS IN WAR USE, UK, c 1942

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

    P 808

    A diamond specialist examines the quality of diamonds at a factory, somewhere in Britain. Diamonds are used in precision machinery, such as drills.

  • 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...

  • PRODUCTION OF SPLIT PINS IN WARTIME, UK, 1941

    PRODUCTION OF SPLIT PINS IN WARTIME, UK, 1941

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

    P 167

    A worker passes metal wire through a split pin machine at a factory producing split cotter pins, somewhere in Britain.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, ENGLAND, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: TYNESIDE SHIPYARDS, ENGLAND, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 178

    The end of the shift. Tens of workers, both male and female, having finished their work stream off a large vessel and through the shipyard.

  • BERLIN: CAPTURE AND AFTERMATH OF WAR 1945-1947

    BERLIN: CAPTURE AND AFTERMATH OF WAR 1945-1947

    part of "MILNER C (MAJOR)" (photographs)

    HU 50593

    In the aftermath of war, the German economy was decimated and the black market flourished. Photo shows: People milling about at the black market in the Tiergarten, Berlin.

  • PRODUCTION OF SPLIT PINS IN WARTIME, UK, 1941

    PRODUCTION OF SPLIT PINS IN WARTIME, UK, 1941

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

    P 168

    Female workers sort split cotter pins at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • DANISH WORKMEN IN A BRITISH FACTORY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT A FACTORY IN HITCHIN, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    DANISH WORKMEN IN A BRITISH FACTORY: EVERYDAY LIFE AT A FACTORY IN HITCHIN, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 325

    Danish workman O Mathiesen adjust a jig at a factory in Hitchin.

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