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  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7889

    A policeman directs an ambulance to the scene of the 'incident' at a busy junction in Fulham, with a convoy of ambulances following on behind. In the foreground, a photographer can be seen, taking a photograph of the policeman and ambulance:...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME DURHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME DURHAM, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15632

    A busy scene showing shoppers going about their daily business on Silver Street in Durham. On the left, the clothing store 'Burton' can be seen. In the background, at the end of the street is the Castle Hotel and a shop named 'W Duncan...

  • A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WARTIME HOUSEWIFE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WARTIME HOUSEWIFE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2369

    Mrs Day separates cardboard and tin from her household rubbish, ready for salvage, outside the basement of her home in South Kensington, London.

  • EAST AFRICANS IN LONDON: LIBERATED EAST AFRICAN SOLDIERS SEE THE SIGHTS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    EAST AFRICANS IN LONDON: LIBERATED EAST AFRICAN SOLDIERS SEE THE SIGHTS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24609

    A group of East African soldiers pose for the camera outside the Salvation Army Red Shield Hostel at Regional House, Eccleston Street, Victoria, London. A female member of Salvation Army staff can be seen with them. Union flags adorn many of the...

  • AUTUMN ON AN ENGLISH FARM: AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN, 1941

    AUTUMN ON AN ENGLISH FARM: AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    D 5074

    Cattle are weighed on the weighbridge at Thame market. They are then inspected by graders who decide if the cattle are fat or lean. Cars can be seen parked in the background.

  • ALLIED SOLDIERS LIKE LONDON AND LONDON LIKES THEM: OVERSEAS TROOPS IN ENGLAND, 1940

    ALLIED SOLDIERS LIKE LONDON AND LONDON LIKES THEM: OVERSEAS TROOPS IN ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1731

    A group of Czech soldiers and airmen and British civilians look at books at the counter of Camden Town Public Library, London, 1940.

  • AMERICAN RED CROSS SERVICE CLUB, NORWICH: LIFE AT THE CLUB AT THE BISHOP'S PALACE, NORFOLK, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    AMERICAN RED CROSS SERVICE CLUB, NORWICH: LIFE AT THE CLUB AT THE BISHOP'S PALACE, NORFOLK, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15823

    In the entrance hall of the American Red Cross Service Club at the Bishop's Palace in Norwich, American soldiers Staff Sergeant J F Boyer Jr (of 6301 Edwood Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio) and Pfc Bill Makrooginis (of Butler, Pennsylvania) wait for their...

  • MUSLIM COMMUNITY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN BUTETOWN, CARDIFF, WALES, UK, 1943

    MUSLIM COMMUNITY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN BUTETOWN, CARDIFF, WALES, UK, 1943

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

    D 15313

    Muslim men and children listen to the Call to Prayer in the sunshine outside entrance of the newly opened Mosque and Cultural Centre on Peel Street in Butetown. The children are holding flags which they carried through the town during the procession to...

  • THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

    THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 'AN INCIDENT': CIVIL DEFENCE TRAINING IN FULHAM, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 7897

    Rescue workers clear rubble and debris from around a woman who has been trapped under a pile of bricks, timber and wire. The workers have the letter 'R' on their steel helmets, indicating that they are part of the rescue team. This photograph...

  • PUBLIC HOUSE DEBATE: DEBATING SOCIETY MEETINGS AT 'THE FREEMASON'S ARMS', HAMPSTEAD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    PUBLIC HOUSE DEBATE: DEBATING SOCIETY MEETINGS AT 'THE FREEMASON'S ARMS', HAMPSTEAD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 23665

    An American soldier is amongst the audience listening to the second speaker of the evening, Miss Crooks (not pictured), on the topic of 'America and Britain'. The original caption states that "the few Americans present were unusually...

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