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  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

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

    D 2595

    A female doctor examines a young boy for head lice in the corridor of a train as they travel from Bristol to Devon. A second boy smiles for the camera beside them. About 175 children were evacuated at this time from Bristol to the Kingsbridge area of...

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: United States Army Signal Corps photographer

    EA 21843

    The United States Army in Britain: United States troops establishing a beachhead after disembarking from an Assault Landing Craft during combined Anglo-American invasion manoeuvres off the coast of Devon.

  • AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON MOUNT BARTON FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON MOUNT BARTON FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 9948

    Farm workers take a break from hoeing a field at Mount Barton farm. George Blackler can be seen on the far right, and nearest the camera is 81 year old William Goss.

  • DRAINAGE OF LAND: PREPARATIONS FOR AGRICULTURE, CLYST MARSHES, DEVON, 1942

    DRAINAGE OF LAND: PREPARATIONS FOR AGRICULTURE, CLYST MARSHES, DEVON, 1942

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

    D 9783

    Two Land Girls stand in the doorway of the large drag-line excavator that is being used to create ditches to improve drainage along this stretch of land. The land will then be available for arable used and to graze animals. One of the women is pointing...

  • AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON MOUNT BARTON FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON MOUNT BARTON FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 9893

    George Hingston thatches a silo on Mount Barton Farm. Starting from the bottom, he rolls the straw matting round. The thatch is attached with hazel pegs.

  • AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON GEORGE CASELY'S FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN: LIFE ON GEORGE CASELY'S FARM, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 9817

    George Casely uses a hazel twig to find water on the land around his Devon farm. According to the original caption "Casely has the power of divining and has sunk a well in several of his pastures".

  • HARVESTING AT MOUNT BARTON, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    HARVESTING AT MOUNT BARTON, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 10329

    Land Girl sisters Joan and Ivy Day pause in their harvest work to smile for the camera. Ivy wears sunglasses and holds a large sheaf of oats which they are helping to harvest on Hollow Moor, Devon.

  • HARVESTING AT MOUNT BARTON, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

    HARVESTING AT MOUNT BARTON, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 10325

    Men at work during harvest time at Mount Barton farm. This "International" Harvester delivers corn to the attendant trailer. The threshed corn accumulates in a bin in the harvester and then runs out through a chute into the sacks being held...

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    D 21958

    The Women's Land Army (WLA): A group of happy Land Army girls in the back of an OHMS truck, Devon, England.

  • DRAINAGE OF LAND: PREPARATIONS FOR AGRICULTURE, CLYST MARSHES, DEVON, 1942

    DRAINAGE OF LAND: PREPARATIONS FOR AGRICULTURE, CLYST MARSHES, DEVON, 1942

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

    D 9781

    Three drag line excavating machines are working on the scheme to drain this area of marshland in Devon in order to make it suitable for cultivation. Only one machine is visible in the photograph, the words 'Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries...

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