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  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 249

    A horticultural school for women now training students in all branches of agriculture and horticulture with special regard to producing disease free crops. In the tomato houses trimming and training plants takes neat fingers, work for which women are...

  • SOLDIERS WORKING ON THE LAND: HELPING WITH THE HARVEST, UK, JULY 1945

    SOLDIERS WORKING ON THE LAND: HELPING WITH THE HARVEST, UK, JULY 1945

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

    D 25611

    Soldiers of various regiments of the British Army work to help bring in the harvest, somewhere in Britain. Here a group of men can be seen weeding in a large field in the sunshine. Behind them can be seen the rolling fields of the surrounding...

  • BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE AT A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

    BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE AT A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    D 16210

    The boys gather in the dappled shade of the trees to present their baskets of plums to the female representative of the jam company to be weighed. The fruit is weighed by the pound and the weights are entered into a ledger before the baskets are emptied...

  • THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN

    THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN

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

    D 8455

    Members of the WLA help a farmer to plough reclaimed fenland in Cambridgeshire. The deep digger plough and International tractor being used are ploughing 15 inches deep.

  • WOMEN'S TIMBER CORPS TRAINING CAMP AT CULFORD, SUFFOLK

    WOMEN'S TIMBER CORPS TRAINING CAMP AT CULFORD, SUFFOLK

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

    TR 911

    Jean Sheehan, a Land Army girl, chopping a tree.

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 251

    A horticultural school for women now training students in all branches of agriculture and horticulture with special regard to producing disease free crops. Beatrix Havergal, Principal of Waterperry, trained horticulture expert, now trains girls to become...

  • MODERN FARMING: AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN, 1943

    MODERN FARMING: AGRICULTURE IN BRITAIN, 1943

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

    D 15980

    Two agricultural workers operate their combine harvester on a sunny wheat field in Hampshire. The self-propelled harvester covers three processes in one: it cuts the corn, separates the wheat and pours it into sacks, and discharges the straw on the...

  • BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: BOYS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

    BRITAIN'S YOUTH PREPARES: BOYS CREATE ALLOTMENTS ON BOMB SITES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    D 8953

    A three-quarter length portrait of eleven year old Jimmy West as he digs on a makeshift allotment on a bombed site in London, ready to plant the bean seeds sent from America. According to the original caption, Jimmy had been evacuated to Ware in...

  • CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

    CECIL BEATON PHOTOGRAPHS: WOMEN'S HORTICULTURAL COLLEGE, WATERPERRY HOUSE, OXFORDSHIRE, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Beaton, Cecil

    DB 252

    A horticultural school for women now training students in all branches of agriculture and horticulture with special regard to producing disease free crops. Pruning pear cordons in the walled garden. Angled method of training ensures maximum amount of...

  • SPRINGFIELD IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE IN AN ESSEX VILLAGE, AUGUST 1941

    SPRINGFIELD IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE IN AN ESSEX VILLAGE, AUGUST 1941

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

    D 4273

    Members of Springfield Women's Institute (WI) make chutney at a table set up in the garden of the rectory. Bringing the apples, on the right of the photograph, is Mrs Vigne, the leader of the group. Apples, rhubarb and onions are all grown in...

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