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Lecturer, Miss Hole, (crouching, left foreground), gives a lesson on roses to a group of horticulture students in the sunshine at Reading University. The original caption explains that for the last five years, the space used to grow luxury crops such as...
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...
Girls take part in a geography class at George Palmer Modern Secondary School, Reading. The photograph is taken from the rear of the classroom, and the teacher can be seen at the front of the class, pointing to a map of North America.
Mothers and their children at the Infant Welfare Centre on the Whitley Estate, Reading. Several female doctors or health officials can also be seen.
Horticulture students tend to their plants in the sunshine outside a large greenhouse at Reading University.
Children sit on the floor to listen to their teacher tell them a story at Battle Infants' School in Reading. According to the original caption, "at Infants' School emphasis is still on the playtime aspects of instruction. This one of the...
Boys jump the gymnastics 'horse' as they take part in a Physical Training lesson in the sunshine at Caversham Modern Secondary School, previously known as Caversham Senior School.
Customers receive haircuts at Thomas's barber shop in Reading. According to the original caption, "shortage of staff has led to long waits, has made the barber shop even more of a man's club than it was before the war".
Babies sit in prams to enjoy the sunshine outside the Pennsylvania Wartime Nursery, Reading. A nurse can be seen, tending to one of the children. This nursery is funded by donations from Reading's sister town in the United States.
Nurses give young children a 'wash and brush-up' at the Massachusetts Wartime Nursery, Reading. The nursery is funded by gifts from people in the United States.