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  • VICTORY MARCHERS CAMP IN LONDON: ACCOMMODATION IN KENSINGTON GARDENS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    VICTORY MARCHERS CAMP IN LONDON: ACCOMMODATION IN KENSINGTON GARDENS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

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

    D 27959

    A soldier of an African regiment washes his socks in a bucket at a tented camp in Kensington Gardens, London. Another Africa soldier looks on, smiling. One of the tents in which the men are staying can be clearly seen behind them. The men are in...

  • COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20006

    The reception clerk at Colonial Centre, Alfred Stanismore (from British Honduras) stands on the steps of the club at 17 Russell Square to give directions to Mr Colley (a student of journalism from Gambia) and Mr Magzaka (a medical student from South...

  • 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 24610

    Guided by a member of the Salvation Army, a group of East African soldiers pay a visit to Buckingham Palace. Many civilians and other service personnel can be seen around the gates of the Palace, and a mounted policeman or soldier can be seen on his...

  • 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...

  • COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20011

    In the basement restaurant of the Colonial Centre at 17 Russell Square, men and women enjoy a meal. Mr P Thorpee (left) leans across to speak to Miss Rosamund Harding, sitting at a table with Mr D A Thomas and Mr C O E Cole. All four are from Sierra...

  • EMPIRE - AND WORLD - PARTY: RADIO BROADCAST FROM THE OVERSEAS CLUB, ST JAMES'S LONDON, 1942

    EMPIRE - AND WORLD - PARTY: RADIO BROADCAST FROM THE OVERSEAS CLUB, ST JAMES'S LONDON, 1942

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

    D 10370

    Technicians from West Africa are amongst those enjoying the broadcast from the Hall of India at the Overseas Club in London. Many civilian women can also be seen sitting around tables to listen to the music and quiz.

  • COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20012

    Law student Mr N'jie unpacks his suitcase in his cubicle at the Colonial Centre at 17 Russell Square, London. Mr N'jie is from Gambia. According to the original caption "members pay 2/6 a night for a cubicle, 2/- for a bed in a dormitory...

  • COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT THE SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    COLONIAL STUDENTS IN GREAT BRITAIN: STUDENTS AT THE SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

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

    D 29302

    Mr S H Chileshe from Kasama, Northern Rhodesia, listens to a record during a linguistics lesson at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). According to the original caption, Mr Chileshe was educated at Waddilove Methodist Mission in Southern...

  • EMPIRE - AND WORLD - PARTY: RADIO BROADCAST FROM THE OVERSEAS CLUB, ST JAMES'S LONDON, 1942

    EMPIRE - AND WORLD - PARTY: RADIO BROADCAST FROM THE OVERSEAS CLUB, ST JAMES'S LONDON, 1942

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

    D 10372

    Mrs K C Roy listens to the broadcast from the Hall of India at the Overseas Club. Mrs Roy is from Bengal and has a son who is an officer in the Army. Behind her, a group of West African technicians can be seen, enjoying the entertainment.

  • VICTORY MARCHERS CAMP IN LONDON: ACCOMMODATION IN KENSINGTON GARDENS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

    VICTORY MARCHERS CAMP IN LONDON: ACCOMMODATION IN KENSINGTON GARDENS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1946

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

    D 27961

    African soldiers play a game of draughts and drink tea at their tented camp in Kensington Gardens. One of the tents in which the men are staying can be clearly seen behind them. The men are in London to take part in the Victory Parade, which will take...

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