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  • Help Your Fellow Citizens To Have a Home Again

    Help Your Fellow Citizens To Have a Home Again

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 13895

    whole: the photographic image is covers the main. The title and text, in orange, are located across the top and imposed over the image. A white inset, bearing the W V S Civil Defence emblem, is placed bottom right and carries further text. A band of...

  • WVS Clothing Store, Bristol

    WVS Clothing Store, Bristol

    (art) Made by: Allan, Rosemary

    Art.IWM ART LD 5171

    image: a woman sits at her desk in the centre of a clothing store. She is dwarfed by the large boxes of supplies and mounds of clothing that surround her.

  • ARP Workers in a City Canteen run by the WVS

    ARP Workers in a City Canteen run by the WVS

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 236

    image: Four ARP workers sit around a table, one smoking a pipe. They are served food by a WVS woman who stands at the end of the table.

  • Women Wanted to Help the Children

    Women Wanted to Help the Children

    (posters) Made by: Mathew, Jack

    Art.IWM PST 8237

    whole: six images are positioned in two vertical columns of three in the central portion of the design. Each image has a caption underneath, in the form of a beige band with black text. At the top there is text in red, black and blue with further black...

  • HANDING OVER WVS WAR NURSERY, MANOR HOUSE, WENDOVER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    HANDING OVER WVS WAR NURSERY, MANOR HOUSE, WENDOVER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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

    D 2424

    Lady Iris Capel (centre) chats with Matron Mrs Silcock (left) and Mr McCoy of the American Red Cross. They are playing with Elizabeth and Eleanor Harper and Alex and Frank Wilson at the Manor House war nursery in Wendover, following the unveiling...

  • WVS Cutting Calico for Emergency Cots

    WVS Cutting Calico for Emergency Cots

    (art) Made by: Hudson, Eleanor Erlund

    Art.IWM ART LD 2993

    image: a WVS lady leans over a table covered in swathes of white calico. She is cutting it into strips. More fabric is piled onto a chair in the foreground. In the background a second woman sits, apparently motionless in the corner.

  • WVS Settlement, Fairford. Ivor Tully, an evacuee from Barking

    WVS Settlement, Fairford. Ivor Tully, an evacuee from Barking

    (art) Made by: Allan, Rosemary

    Art.IWM ART LD 5169

    image: A young boy sits on a chair, looking out of the frame towards the right. He is wearing wellingtons and shorts and appears to be in a domestic setting.

  • WVS Bandage-making

    WVS Bandage-making

    (art) Made by: Hudson, Eleanor Erlund 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2991

    image: Nurses gathered around a table laden with white sheets. They are tearing the sheets into smaller strips for bandages.

  • WVS Cutting Out Pyjamas for WAAF

    WVS Cutting Out Pyjamas for WAAF

    (art) Made by: Hudson, Eleanor Erlund

    Art.IWM ART LD 2996

    image: two WVS women stand on either side of a table cutting out patterns from striped fabric.

  • WVS Bandage-making

    WVS Bandage-making

    (art) Made by: Hudson, Eleanor Erlund 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2995

    image: WVS women at work around a table. Two are standing while cutting and folding a long piece of cloth, while the other women are making rolls of bandages using a tabletop rolling machine. The table is covered in rolls of bandages.

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