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  • 'GETTING THEIR OWN BACK': PROPAGANDA IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1940

    'GETTING THEIR OWN BACK': PROPAGANDA IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1940

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

    D 1254

    A British airman is amongst a group of civilians crowded around the window of a shop in Holborn, London, to look at a map displayed there which is entitled 'Britain's Air Offensive' and shows over 700 raids by the Royal Air Force on...

  • 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 23870

    16 year old Patricia D Harding (centre right), a typist telephonist for a building contractor, receives her new blue (adult) Identity Card from a Ministry of Labour official at the Labour Exchange, Islington. According to the original caption, she goes...

  • THE NATIONAL SAVINGS SCHEME AT WORK IN CANTERBURY, ENGLAND, 1941

    THE NATIONAL SAVINGS SCHEME AT WORK IN CANTERBURY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 5017

    A view of the 30ft high National Savings poster produced by students of the Sydney Cooper School of Art on display on West Gate, Canterbury, during War Weapons Week. The poster depicts St. George with sword and shield, and features the words 'To...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LUTON, BEDFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LUTON, BEDFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    D 7326

    A corner of the Women's War Work exhibition in Luton. In the shop window, children play, as a group of women and older children crowd outside to look in at them through the window. A sign reads: "Join in Luton's great arms drive. The...

  • POETS CORNER AT WESTMINSTER ABBEY, LONDON, ENGLAND, JANUARY 1941

    POETS CORNER AT WESTMINSTER ABBEY, LONDON, ENGLAND, JANUARY 1941

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

    D 1851

    Director Humphrey Jennings and Camera Operator Chick Fowle of the Crown Film Unit check their equipment, probably during the filming of 'Words For Battle' in Westminster Abbey, 1941.

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

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

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

    D 15668

    A view down Briggate in Leeds, showing men and women going about their business, with the shop 'Burton's' clearly visible on the corner. A banner stretches across the road, advertising a free exhibition of Daily Express war photographs...

  • 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 7922

    A busy scene in the Treatment Room of the First Aid Post, set up in a room in a school, probably Mary Boon School, on the corner of Earsby Street and Bishop King's Road, near Avonmore Road. Nurses treat various injuries, including the wounded leg...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    D 10030

    A view of flags fluttering over the sign for the 'Off the Ration' exhibition, at Regent's Park Zoo, London. The exhibition aimed to encourage people to grow their own fruit and vegetables and explained how to keep pigs, hens and rabbits...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    D 4075

    A view of a Middle East exhibition held in the foyer of the Ministry of Information headquarters at Senate House. Photographs line the walls and a table in the foreground offers a selection of magazines and pamphlets for the visitor to examine.

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