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  • PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

    PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 14255

    The East Barnet WVS pig food collection unit have been given permission by the local gas company to use their weigh-bridge to weigh the amount of kitchen scraps collected each day. Here we see Kathleen Kent (head of the unit) collecting the slip of...

  • WOOLMORE STREET RESTAURANT: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

    WOOLMORE STREET RESTAURANT: EATING OUT IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    D 10671

    Salvage workers Mr Aldous, Mr Major and Mr Wigington step down from their vehicle as they arrive at the British Restaurant on Woolmore Street for lunch.

  • PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

    PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 14248

    WVS salvage workers Winifred Jordan (left) and Kathleen Kent empty the contents of a large pig bin into their trailer. These salvaged kitchen scraps will be used as pig food, hence the painting of a pig preparing to eat on the side of the trailer.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITIONS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 13549

    A Ministry of Information car and display van carrying a salvage exhibition for the Ministry of Supply Directorate of Salvage and Recovery, photographed outside MoI headquarters at Senate House in London. The car has the words 'Private Scrap is in...

  • COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

    COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

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

    D 18091

    Men work to remove the tramlines in Broadgate and Trinity Street for salvage. In the background stands Holy Trinity Church, which survived the Blitz on Coventry thanks largely to the effors of the vicar, Canon Graham Clitheroe and his fire-fighting team...

  • PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

    PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 14247

    Winifred Jordan (left) and Kathleen Kent of the WVS prepare to lift a large pig-food bin on a street in East Barnet, which they will empty into their trailer, just visible behind them.

  • PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

    PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 14245

    Pig food collectors Kathleen Kent (left) and Winifred Jordan set off from the local WVS headquarters at Russell Court, High Barnet, before beginning their day's work. Their car and trailer (complete with painted pig) can be seen in the foreground...

  • PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

    PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 14260A

    A view through the rear window of the WVS pig collection unit car, as members of the East Barnet unit empty a pig bin into the trailer. Left to right they are: Kathleen Kent (head of the unit), Miss Winifred Jordan (back to camera) and Mrs Gerald De...

  • PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

    PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 14253

    WVS salvage worker Kathleen Kent uses a shovel to transfer the contents of this pig bin into the trailer of the pig food collecting car, in the sunshine. Kathleen is the head of the pig food collection unit at East Barnet. The trailer is decorated with...

  • PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

    PIG FOOD: WOMEN'S VOLUNTARY SERVICE COLLECTS SALVAGED KITCHEN WASTE, EAST BARNET, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 14256

    After having collected up the contents of the local pig bins, the East Barnet WVS pig food collection unit car and trailer makes its way through the sunny but deserted streets of High Barnet, on route to the pig farm about 5 miles away.

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