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  • 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 15825

    A member of staff at the American Red Cross Service Club rearranges the flowers on the mantelpiece as three US soldiers relax in armchairs in front of the fire in what was once the Bishop's drawing room, now the Club lounge. Corporal E William (...

  • A MERCHANT SEAMAN COMES TO TOWN: THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY CLUB, PICCADILLY, LONDON, 1942

    A MERCHANT SEAMAN COMES TO TOWN: THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY CLUB, PICCADILLY, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 11755

    25 year old Merchant Seamen Richard Pates arrives at the Merchant Navy Club in Piccadilly and is greeted by the female 'guide', Mrs Elsie Clunas in the entrance hall. Elsie is known by all at the club as 'Aunty Elsie', despite the...

  • LONDON JEWS IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF YOUTH CLUBS IN STEPNEY, LONDON, 1942

    LONDON JEWS IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF YOUTH CLUBS IN STEPNEY, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 6535

    Boy cadets from the Bernhard Baron Company, 1st Battalion Royal Fusiliers, City of London Cadets stand to attention, watched by their Commanding Officer Captain Basil L Q Henriques JP, during rifle drill in the gymnasium of the Bernhard Baron Jewish...

  • 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 15835

    American service personnel queue along the counter of the buffet which lines the walls of the cafeteria at the American Red Cross Service Club. The room was previously the dining room in the Bishop's Palace. British staff, both paid and volunteer...

  • 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 15834

    American service personnel enjoy a meal and a smoke in the impressive surroundings of the cafeteria at the American Red Cross Service Club, in what was once the dining room of the Bishop's Palace. The room is dominated by a huge arched window with...

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 19044

    Back at the London headquarters of H & G Dutfield, at 10 Walnut Tree Walk in Lambeth, lorry driver Fred Horrod (left) discusses the performance of his vehicle on the journey he has just completed from Manchester with one of the firm's...

  • 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 15831

    A view of the storeroom of the American Red Cross Service Club in Norwich. It is housed in what was the dungeon of the Bishop's Palace. The storekeeper, S G Woods, seen here with his female assistant, served for over four years in France during...

  • WAR BRIDE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WARTIME LONDON, MARCH 1943

    WAR BRIDE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WARTIME LONDON, MARCH 1943

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

    D 12847

    Newly-engaged Marcelle Lestrange and her fiance Flying Officer Harold Lackland Bevan look in a jeweller's shop window for a suitable engagement and/or wedding ring. Because of the scarcity of gold and jewels, jewellers are only allowed to sell a...

  • THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT: THE WORK OF THE LONG-DISTANCE LORRY DRIVER IN WARTIME, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 19033

    Whenever he is in Manchester, lorry driver Fred Horrod stays with 62 year old Mrs Louie Quaile. Here Fred drinks tea at the kitchen table, whilst chatting to his landlady. According to the original caption, Mrs Quaile is "known to hundreds of...

  • A MERCHANT SEAMAN COMES TO TOWN: THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY CLUB, PICCADILLY, LONDON, 1942

    A MERCHANT SEAMAN COMES TO TOWN: THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY CLUB, PICCADILLY, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 11756

    Merchant Seaman Richard Pates (centre) enjoys lunch in the ornate-ceilinged restaurant of the Merchant Navy Club in Piccadilly. According to the original caption, the prices are very reasonable, and guests of either sex are permitted.

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