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  • COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18092

    Pedestrians and buses hurry along as they go about their daily business on High Street, Coventry. The focus of this photograph is the Cathedral, the tower of which can be seen behind some Ministry of Information posters.

  • FAIREYS PLAY SOCCER: A WOMEN'S FOOTBALL MATCH BETWEEN FAIREY AND AV ROE, FALLOWFIELD, MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    FAIREYS PLAY SOCCER: A WOMEN'S FOOTBALL MATCH BETWEEN FAIREY AND AV ROE, FALLOWFIELD, MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 23516

    A player of the Fairey team (striped jersey) kicks the ball as two members of the AV Roe team (white jerseys) run in from either side. The match is taking place on the snow-covered pitch of Manchester Athletic Club's ground at Fallowfield.

  • BATHING POOL: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE OPEN AIR, GUILDFORD, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1943

    BATHING POOL: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE OPEN AIR, GUILDFORD, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 15965

    A family group sits in the sunshine at the busy Guildford open air pool. Behind them, on the left of the photograph, parents help their young children in the paddling pool, whilst to the right of the photograph, older children and adults enjoy a swim in...

  • LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

    LONDON IN THE SPRING OF 1941: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND

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

    D 2964

    A large crowd has gathered at Speaker's Corner, to listen to two of the speakers in action under the trees on the edge of Hyde Park, London.

  • 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 14254

    Two girls prepare to carry the food scraps they are collecting from their mother down to the pig bin at the corner of their road. Great care has been taken to exclude tea leaves, egg shells and bones, as these are unsuitable for pig food.

  • BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

    BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945

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

    D 25637

    Civilians walk amongst the piles of torn up paper which have been thrown, 'ticker tape'-style, from the windows of offices, on Lower Regent Street, London, to celebrate the signing of the Peace with Japan. A young boy can be seen playing with...

  • A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

    A MIDDLE EAST SOLDIER REVISITS BRITAIN: LIFE IN WARTIME GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15611

    Men, women and children are lined up along the fence beside Hogganfield Loch, Glasgow, to watch the boating on a sunny evening.

  • BATHING POOL: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE OPEN AIR, GUILDFORD, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1943

    BATHING POOL: ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAXATION IN THE OPEN AIR, GUILDFORD, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 15968

    A busy scene of children at play in the sunshine in the paddling pool at Guildford Lido. The pool is surrounded by grass and trees. In the background, a fountain can be seen.

  • 10/- VARSITY: CANADIAN ARMY STUDIES AT BRITISH SUMMER SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    10/- VARSITY: CANADIAN ARMY STUDIES AT BRITISH SUMMER SCHOOL, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

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

    D 9704

    Lance Bombardier Sydney May (of New Denver, British Columbia) and a colleague chat to Miss Doreen Peel (wearing sunglasses), during a boat trip along the River Thames. They are heading towards Waterloo Bridge, with the Houses of Parliament clearly...

  • MUSLIM COMMUNITY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN BUTETOWN, CARDIFF, WALES, UK, 1943

    MUSLIM COMMUNITY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN BUTETOWN, CARDIFF, WALES, UK, 1943

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

    D 15315

    A procession of Muslim in ornate dress and carrying flags and banners winds its way through Butetown to commemorate the opening of the new Mosque and Cultural Centre on Peel Street. Young boys have the honour of leading the procession through the sunny...

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