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  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    D 7863

    Land Girls M Slingsby and A Chesterton place chickens into cages as part of the 'Off the Ration' exhibition at Charing Cross underground station. The sub-title of the exhibition was 'Grow More Food and Save Ships'. Live pigs also...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, NORTHAMPTON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, NORTHAMPTON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    D 7983

    Two young visitors look at a large display panel on the importance of keeping pigs and chickens at a salvage exhibition held at the Guildhall in Northampton. The panel consists of a large outline of a pig, full of photographs of pigs, the words "...

  • 'GETTING THEIR OWN BACK': PROPAGANDA IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1940

    'GETTING THEIR OWN BACK': PROPAGANDA IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1940

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

    D 1254

    A British airman is amongst a group of civilians crowded around the window of a shop in Holborn, London, to look at a map displayed there which is entitled 'Britain's Air Offensive' and shows over 700 raids by the Royal Air Force on...

  • LONDONERS RECORD THEIR VOTE ON NATIONAL POLLING DAY, HOLBORN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 5 JULY 1945

    LONDONERS RECORD THEIR VOTE ON NATIONAL POLLING DAY, HOLBORN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 5 JULY 1945

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

    D 25102

    Three young women arrive bright and early at the polling station to cast their vote in the General Election on their way to work. According to the original caption,the polling stations open at 7am and stay open until late in the evening. This polling...

  • THE POTSDAM CONFERENCE, JULY-AUGUST 1945

    THE POTSDAM CONFERENCE, JULY-AUGUST 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit 1945-08-01

    BU 9496

    Clement Attlee with President Truman of the United States and Joseph Stalin of the Soviet Union at the Potsdam Conference in Berlin, shortly after winning the British General election in 1945, 1 August 1945. Standing from left to right are Admiral Leahy...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 13825

    Civilians walk past a poster on the wall of the Ministry of Health building in Westerminster, London in 1943. The poster warns citizens about the dangers of Venereal Disease.

  • A PORTRAIT OF SIR WILLIAM BEVERIDGE, OXFORD, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A PORTRAIT OF SIR WILLIAM BEVERIDGE, OXFORD, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17134

    A head and shoulders portrait of Sir William Beveridge in his study at University College Oxford. He is standing in front of a cartoon by Low regarding his report on Social Welfare.

  • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE MINISTRY OF FOOD KITCHEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE MINISTRY OF FOOD KITCHEN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    V 122

    A three-quarter length portrait of Mrs Lillie Taylor of Oldham, Lancashire at work in the Ministry of Food kitchen. According to the original caption, she is "one of 25 housewives who have been chosen to show cookery experts of the Ministry of Food...

  • 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 18844

    As part of another study carried out by the Wartime Social Survey, housewives were asked to check the size of food portions against a chart, visible on the kitchen wall of this British home. Various food items are covered on the chart, including bacon...

  • THE YALTA ('BIG THREE') CONFERENCE, 1945

    THE YALTA ('BIG THREE') CONFERENCE, 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NAM 236

    Winston Churchill, Franklin D Roosevelt and Jospeh Stalin sit for photographs during the Yalta ('Big Three') Conference in February 1945.

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