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  • YOUNG BRITONS STUDY AMERICAN HISTORY: EDUCATION IN WARTIME ENGLAND, 1943

    YOUNG BRITONS STUDY AMERICAN HISTORY: EDUCATION IN WARTIME ENGLAND, 1943

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

    D 13783

    History teacher Miss L M Molineux helps Monica Young with her work during a lesson on American History at Albany Senior School in Enfield. Monica is disabled, and has a writing desk balanced on the arms of her wheelchair, on which to write. The glass...

  • A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25211

    A general view of the busy Broad Street in Reading, showing vehicles and pedestrians going about their daily business. A female cyclist can be seen to the right of the photograph. According to the original caption "in the foreground, beer barrels...

  • PUBLIC LIBRARY: THE WORK OF LEYTON PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICE, CHURCH LANE, LEYTONSTONE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

    PUBLIC LIBRARY: THE WORK OF LEYTON PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICE, CHURCH LANE, LEYTONSTONE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    D 22114

    Two young female library assistants rearrange and classify books at Leytonstone Public Library, Church Lane.

  • BLITZ REPAIR SQUAD'S LONDON CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE BLITZ REPAIR TEAMS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    BLITZ REPAIR SQUAD'S LONDON CAMP: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE BLITZ REPAIR TEAMS, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21298

    Builder J Naitby (from Darlington) ties tarpaulin to the roof of a house damaged by a V1 flying bomb. Mr Naitby is part of the 'Blitz Repair Squad', a team of builders who have come to London from various parts of the country to repair such...

  • CHRISTMAS MUSIC PARTY FOR AMERICAN TROOPS: CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, DECEMBER 1944

    CHRISTMAS MUSIC PARTY FOR AMERICAN TROOPS: CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, DECEMBER 1944

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

    D 23290

    Dorothea Aspinall plays a grand piano at a small concert for American troops in a flat in Buckingham Gate, Westminster. A Christmas tree decorated with candles can be clearly seen in the corner behind her.

  • 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 2958

    Pedestrians enjoy a leisurely lunchtime stroll through Embankment Gardens, whilst others relax on a bench in the sunshine. A display of Spring flowers (probably crocuses) can be seen under the tree in the foreground.

  • MORLEY COLLEGE IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MORLEY COLLEGE, WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    MORLEY COLLEGE IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MORLEY COLLEGE, WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20424

    Students of all ages sit at rows of desks to during a lesson in Russian at Morley College. The lecturer is drawing the attention of the class to the sentences she has chalked on the blackboard.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY HOUSING

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer (Undefined) 1945

    D 24223

    Army Nissen Huts converted into temporary homes stand on a former bomb site between the surviving terraced housing on a typical residential street, 1945.

  • MUSIC GOES TO WAR: ENTERTAINMENT IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MUSIC GOES TO WAR: ENTERTAINMENT IN WARTIME LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15045

    A view of the audience of war workers as they listen to the Blech String Quartet with Watson Forbes on viola, as they play a quintet for strings in D Major by Mozart. This lunchtime concert is taking place in the rounded central hall of the National...

  • CATTLE MARKET: EVERYDAY LIFE AT CATTLE MARKETS IN KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    CATTLE MARKET: EVERYDAY LIFE AT CATTLE MARKETS IN KENT, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22198

    Pigs are driven from vans into pens at Sevenoaks market in Kent.

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