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  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 12673

    Men and women crowd around a window display at Selfridge's in London. The display is part of an exhibition about the campaign in East Africa, entitled 'How Italy lost her Empire'. The pictured window is entitled 'Chapter 1....

  • 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...

  • 10/- VARSITY: CANADIAN ARMY STUDIES AT BRITISH SUMMER SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    10/- VARSITY: CANADIAN ARMY STUDIES AT BRITISH SUMMER SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    D 9704

    Lance Bombardier Sydney May (of New Denver, British Columbia) and a colleague chat to Miss Doreen Peel (wearing sunglasses), during a boat trip along the River Thames. They are heading towards Waterloo Bridge, with the Houses of Parliament clearly...

  • ANSWERING YOU: THE PRODUCTION OF A BBC RADIO PROGRAMME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1941

    ANSWERING YOU: THE PRODUCTION OF A BBC RADIO PROGRAMME FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1941

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

    D 4577

    As part of a programme entitled 'Meet John Londoner', here we see Mrs Galraith, a member of the public, answering a question posed by correspondent Wynford Vaughan Thomas. Mrs Galraith's face is partly obscured by the microphone held by...

  • SIXTEEN YEAR OLDS REGISTER: TEENAGERS RECEIVE THEIR ADULT ID CARDS AT THE LABOUR EXCHANGE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    SIXTEEN YEAR OLDS REGISTER: TEENAGERS RECEIVE THEIR ADULT ID CARDS AT THE LABOUR EXCHANGE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23869

    16 year old Patricia D Harding (left), a typist telephonist for a building contractor, registers for her new Identity Card at the Labour Exchange, Islington. According to the original caption, she goes to evening classes and is a member of a London...

  • 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...

  • BRITISH POLITICAL PERSONALITIES 1936-1945

    BRITISH POLITICAL PERSONALITIES 1936-1945

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

    P 1944

    The Churchill Coalition Government 11 May 1940 - 23 May 1945: Ernest Bevin MP, the Minister of Labour and National Service from May 1940, taking his place in the queue for lunch with women war production workers at a Government factory. Bevin had been...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15077

    A sailor, transport workers and several civilians examine an exhibit at the large-scale Army exhibition held on the bombed site of the John Lewis department store on London's Oxford Street. The photograph is dominated by the large banner...

  • 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 25105

    A nurse from the nearby Great Ormond Street Hospital receives her ballot paper from an official at the polling station at the Italian Hospital, Queen Square, Holborn. The ballot box is clearly visible in the foreground, and the polling booths can be...

  • BRITISH RESTAURANT BEFORE INTERIOR DECORATION: EATING OUT IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1944

    BRITISH RESTAURANT BEFORE INTERIOR DECORATION: EATING OUT IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1944

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

    V 151

    Civilians enjoy their lunchtime meal as a group of four Ministry of Food officials inspect a British Restaurant, somewhere in London, in order to determine what needs to be done to make it more appealing. The original caption states that this is a...

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