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  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

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

    D 24229

    A row of newly completed and occupied prefabricated houses.

  • WOMEN DELIVER THE MILK IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1942

    WOMEN DELIVER THE MILK IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 8131

    A female milkman leaves a pint of milk on the doorstep of a house somewhere in Britain.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, UK, 1942

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION CAMPAIGN POSTERS, UK, 1942

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

    D 12032

    A car travels past a row of Ministry of Information posters, somewhere in Britain. Left to right, the posters are: "Use Shanks's Pony, walk when you can", "Dig For Victory", "Marshall's Table Foods help nourish the...

  • MORRISON SHELTER ON TRIAL: TESTING THE NEW INDOOR SHELTER, 1941

    MORRISON SHELTER ON TRIAL: TESTING THE NEW INDOOR SHELTER, 1941

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

    D 2291

    A two storey house is brought down with high explosives to reproduce the collapse of a house brought on by heavy bombs falling close by during a test in 1941. The indoor 'table-type', or Morrison, shelter was placed in a ground floor room...

  • BOOKS IN WARTIME, 1942

    BOOKS IN WARTIME, 1942

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

    D 11292

    Mrs Smith, and her husband Private Smith, consult an assistant in a book shop. Another soldier can be seen in the foreground, leafing through a book as he browses the shelves. According to the original caption, the changes made to books means that...

  • KITCHEN WASTE INTO CATTLE FEED: SALVAGE ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

    KITCHEN WASTE INTO CATTLE FEED: SALVAGE ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

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

    D 7577

    A salvage worker empties a metal tin of household waste into his rubbish trolley on a residential street somewhere in Britain. The housewife who put out this tin of scraps for salvage watches from behind her garden gate. Note the typical 1930s '...

  • BRITISH FOOD STOCKS FOR LIBERATED EUROPE, 1945

    BRITISH FOOD STOCKS FOR LIBERATED EUROPE, 1945

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

    V 167

    Four children help two lorry men to load large tins of Meredith and Drew Ltd. 'Welfare Biscuits' onto a lorry. A row of terraced houses can be seen behind them. In addition to the biscuits, boxes of Ministry of Food mixed vegetable soup (...

  • MORRISON SHELTER ON TRIAL: TESTING THE NEW INDOOR SHELTER, 1941

    MORRISON SHELTER ON TRIAL: TESTING THE NEW INDOOR SHELTER, 1941

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

    D 2293

    Men, probably from the Ministry of Home Security, check the inside and outside of the house to be used in this test of an indoor table-type air raid shelter, somewhere in Britain in 1941. It appears that this house and the surrounding area had already...

  • KITCHEN WASTE INTO CATTLE FEED: SALVAGE ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

    KITCHEN WASTE INTO CATTLE FEED: SALVAGE ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

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

    D 7580

    Salvage workers empty a bin full of household scraps into a large dust cart, somewhere in Britain.

  • NAVAL WELFARE: THE WORK OF THE NAVAL FAMILY WELFARE SERVICE, UK, 1945

    NAVAL WELFARE: THE WORK OF THE NAVAL FAMILY WELFARE SERVICE, UK, 1945

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

    D 26073

    Chief Wren Nye of the Naval Family Welfare Service leads the twins of a sick sailor's wife to their temporary home. According to the original caption, the children are to be looked after by SSAFA. Behind them, as they walk down the street, can be...

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