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  • LONDON JEWS IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF YOUTH CLUBS IN STEPNEY, LONDON, 1942

    LONDON JEWS IN WARTIME: THE WORK OF YOUTH CLUBS IN STEPNEY, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 6535

    Boy cadets from the Bernhard Baron Company, 1st Battalion Royal Fusiliers, City of London Cadets stand to attention, watched by their Commanding Officer Captain Basil L Q Henriques JP, during rifle drill in the gymnasium of the Bernhard Baron Jewish...

  • WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

    WAR FAIR: HOLIDAYS AT HOME AT A FETE IN RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, 1943

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

    D 14685

    A young boy, helped by his mother, enjoys a game of magnetic fishing at a stall run by a member of the Red Cross at the Russell Square fete. Civilians and a member of the Royal Air Force look on.

  • 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 25374

    Children have fun on the swingboats at Prospect Park in Reading.

  • 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 25380

    Men and women enjoy a spot of lunch at the self-service Lyon's Cafe in Reading. In the background, the self-service counter can be clearly seen. There are different sections for tea and coffee, hot dishes and sweets, cold dishes and sweets, and...

  • SAVILE ROW: TAILORING AT HENRY POOLE & CO., LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    SAVILE ROW: TAILORING AT HENRY POOLE & CO., LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21869

    Customers examine the wares of Henry Poole and Co. in their 18th century showroom on Savile Row. In the background can be seen a large cabinet in which are displayed various swords and several military dress uniforms. The original caption explains that...

  • 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...

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITION ON POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITION ON POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION

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

    D 24945

    Group of exhibition panels stressing the importance of urban and rural planning in the relatively small geographical area that is the British Isles. One of the lead slogans states: 'Our elbow room is less...our need to plan is greater.'

  • THE CHILDREN'S THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT FOR CHILDREN IN WARTIME BRITAIN, WOLVERHAMPTON, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    THE CHILDREN'S THEATRE: ENTERTAINMENT FOR CHILDREN IN WARTIME BRITAIN, WOLVERHAMPTON, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    PD 348

    A view of the audience at the 'Children's Theatre of London' performance of 'The Snow Queen' at Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton. The children are completely engrossed in the play, many of them standing to get a better view.

  • THE MAKINGS OF A MODERN NEWSPAPER: THE PRODUCTION OF 'THE DAILY MAIL' IN WARTIME, LONDON, UK, 1944

    THE MAKINGS OF A MODERN NEWSPAPER: THE PRODUCTION OF 'THE DAILY MAIL' IN WARTIME, LONDON, UK, 1944

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

    D 20477

    A newspaper man inserts a photograph into a cylinder in the offices of the Daily Mail in London. It is unclear whether this is part of the copying process, or if the cylinder will be sent down the tubes to the copy room, or other area of the building.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: EXHIBITIONS

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: EXHIBITIONS

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Works official photographer

    (MOW) T 51818

    A child's bedroom in the People's House Exhibition. This is one of a series of rooms furnished on a 'make do and mend' basis by members of the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS) to show what could be achieved with secondhand...

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