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  • 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.

  • A FRENCH WORKER LIGHTS CHURCHILL'S CIGAR, CHERBOURG, FRANCE, 1944

    A FRENCH WORKER LIGHTS CHURCHILL'S CIGAR, CHERBOURG, FRANCE, 1944

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Newman (Newsweek)

    OWIL 30645

    Whilst inspecting reconstruction work in Cherbourg, Winston Churchill has his cigar lit by a French worker. The smoking worker leans into the car in which Churchill is travelling with Major General Cecil Moore (Chief Engineer of the European Theatre of...

  • 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 18855

    Following field work, interviewing members of the public, interviewers at the Wartime Social Survey get together in a conference, under the direction of a research officer to "discuss results, make points on values to be attached to different...

  • 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 18828

    Geoffrey Thomas is the Junior Research Officer in charge of sampling at the Wartime Social Survey. Here he can be seen at work using maps to select which households should be interviewed. According to the original caption: "Sometimes the...

  • 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 18861

    Dennis Chapman, one of the editors at the Wartime Social Survey, works hard to compile a report from the statistics gathered from interviews with the public on various issues.

  • 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 18847

    At a gunsite, somewhere in Britain, Wartime Social Survey interviewer Mrs Goalem, questions ATS Private Mary Newton (from Blythe, Northumberland) as part of a survey being conducted on ATS recruiting. As part of the survey interviewers visited...

  • 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 18860

    A member of staff at the Wartime Social Survey feeds punched cards into the Hollerith machine, used to collate information gathered from interviews conducted with the public. The information arrives at the Wartime Social Survey as a series of ringed...

  • 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 18859

    The information which has been gathered by interviewers arrives at the Wartime Social Survey as a series of ringed answers to questions on questionnaires. These answers are given code numbers which are then transferred to punched cards, with each hole...

  • 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 18858

    Members of staff at the Wartime Social Survey collate information in the coding room. Information from interviewers arrives in the form of ringed answers to questions on a questionnaire, and, here in the coding room, these answers are all given a code...

  • 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 18841

    At a Scottish Engineering works, Shop Steward M Dykes hands his extra clothing coupons to machine operator Janet Massie. The provision of extra coupons for workers doing manual work was decided following a survey conducted in March and April 1942 by...

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