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  • PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

    PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 10880

    A close-up view of the tractor-drawn machine which not only ploughs up, tops and lifts the sugar beet, but also deposits it in heaps along the field, which makes it a lot easier to collect it up. The photograph shows a pile of beets coming out of a...

  • GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    GRIMSBY TRAWLERS: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH THE FISHERMEN, GRIMSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24792

    A busy night-time scene on board the SS RIGHTO, a North Sea fishing trawler, operating from Grimsby in Lincolnshire. The original caption states that "the third hand (left) is re-tying the slipknot on the codend. The skipper (right) examines the...

  • BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

    BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    D 21788

    Mrs Gribbis (boatman's wife) and her daughter Valerie enjoy a lunchtime cup of tea in the sunshine as they steer the 'butty', being towed by Mr Gribbis' canal boat, somewhere along the Grand Union Canal. Canal boats are mostly...

  • AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN BY WORKERS IN ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    AMERICAN LEASE AND LEND FOOD BEING EATEN BY WORKERS IN ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    V 89

    A dock worker lunches on sandwiches made with American cheese. He is sitting on the quayside on a pile of cheeses which have been unloaded from an American Lend-Lease ship, at a dock somewhere in Britain.

  • 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 25386

    A view of the exterior of the Huntley and Palmer's biscuit factory in Reading. Several pedestrians and vehicles, including a bus, can also be seen, going about their daily business. According to the original caption, "biscuit-making is an old...

  • MIDDLE EAST SERGEANT'S WIFE DOES SIGNALMAN'S JOB: LIFE AS A RAILWAY SIGNALWOMAN, MOLLAND, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MIDDLE EAST SERGEANT'S WIFE DOES SIGNALMAN'S JOB: LIFE AS A RAILWAY SIGNALWOMAN, MOLLAND, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17444

    At 11 o'clock, Signalwoman Daisy Cook makes herself a cup of tea on the stove in the corner of the signal box at Molland in Devon. She is on the early shift today, and started work at 5:15am. She will work until 1:20pm.

  • BRITISH FOOD STOCKS FOR LIBERATED EUROPE, 1945

    BRITISH FOOD STOCKS FOR LIBERATED EUROPE, 1945

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

    V 167

    Four children help two lorry men to load large tins of Meredith and Drew Ltd. 'Welfare Biscuits' onto a lorry. A row of terraced houses can be seen behind them. In addition to the biscuits, boxes of Ministry of Food mixed vegetable soup (...

  • 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.

  • BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - MAIL BOAT: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944

    BRITISH RAILWAYS AT WAR - MAIL BOAT: TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN WARTIME, UK, 1944

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

    D 18761

    In a 'lounge' area of the mail boat, a civilian man drinks from his flask of tea, as men and women of the services look on. He is using his briefcase as a 'table' on which to rest his flask.

  • THE ROMANIAN ARMY IN THE ROMANIAN CAMPAIGN, 1916-1918

    THE ROMANIAN ARMY IN THE ROMANIAN CAMPAIGN, 1916-1918

    part of "ROMANIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Romanian official photographer

    Q 76675

    Romanian soldiers loading bread onto trains.

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