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  • 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 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 7921

    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. In the foreground, a nurse treats a woman with a head...

  • 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.

  • BRITISH PROPAGANDA IN PORTUGAL, 1940

    BRITISH PROPAGANDA IN PORTUGAL, 1940

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

    D 1103

    Portuguese civilians crowd around a notice at the agency of ABC in the Rocio in Lisbon. The original caption states that it is 2pm.

  • HARRY POLLITT SPEAKS OUTSIDE THE BRITISH MUSEUM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    HARRY POLLITT SPEAKS OUTSIDE THE BRITISH MUSEUM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4593

    A huge crowd has gathered outside the British Museum, probably on Montague Street, to hear Harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain, make a speech about Aid to Russia. Pollitt is actually standing on top of a small van,...

  • WARTIME PROPAGANDA: NATIONAL SAVINGS POSTERS, LONDON, 1941

    WARTIME PROPAGANDA: NATIONAL SAVINGS POSTERS, LONDON, 1941

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

    D 5598

    A striking photograph of War Savings posters around the base of Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square. The lions at the base of the Column can also be seen, as can a flock of pigeons, flying overhead. The poster tells citizens 'It's up to...

  • 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.

  • THE ARMY EXHIBITION IN OXFORD STREET, LONDON, 1943

    THE ARMY EXHIBITION IN OXFORD STREET, LONDON, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information official photographer

    TR 1147

    The bombed site of John Lewis, Oxford Street, London, which was used for the Army Exhibition.

  • 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...

  • HARRY POLLITT SPEAKS AT WHITEHALL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    HARRY POLLITT SPEAKS AT WHITEHALL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4420

    Harry Pollitt, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain, gives a speech to workers in Whitehall, London, 1941. Big Ben can be clearly seen behind him.

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