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  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN, 1942 - 1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYF 76563

    Off Duty: A row of United States Eighth Air Force personnel seated in deckchairs and enjoying bottles of Coke outside the Red Cross Club in Prestwick, Scotland, prior to their return to the USA.

  • JAMAICAN TECHNICIANS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN, UK, 1941

    JAMAICAN TECHNICIANS ARRIVE IN BRITAIN, UK, 1941

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

    L 29

    Jamaican technicians, newly-arrived in Britain, enjoy a game of billiards in their hostel. They have travelled to Britain to train and work in various factories in Merseyside.

  • SPORT & LEISURE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    SPORT & LEISURE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 7496

    Men from Bolton Wanderers Football Club serving together with a battery of artillery (53rd Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, 42 Division, 11 Corps) at Beccles on the east coast of England. Photograph shows: the nine footballers in their football kit...

  • MUNITION GIRLS' CLUB: WELFARE AT A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY FACTORY, UK, 1941

    MUNITION GIRLS' CLUB: WELFARE AT A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    L 157

    Munitions workers Nan Ensor (left) and Vanda Gillan play with a puppy in the lounge of the girls' club attached to a Ministry of Supply factory hostel, somewhere in Britain.

  • COLONIAL REST CENTRE IN BRITAIN, 1944

    COLONIAL REST CENTRE IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 2590

    A view of the library in the rest centre where two law students are reading. In the armchair is Mr V de Lumo from Nigeria and at the desk behind him is Mathew Rancharan from Trinidad.

  • CIO OFFICIAL VISITS BRITISH LABOUR PROJECTS: WOMEN WAR WORKERS' REST BREAK HOME, TADWORTH, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    CIO OFFICIAL VISITS BRITISH LABOUR PROJECTS: WOMEN WAR WORKERS' REST BREAK HOME, TADWORTH, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    L 669

    Mr Irving Abramson (right), chairman of the War Relief Committee of the Congress of Industrial Organisations, chats to a group of women war workers as they relax beside their large Christmas tree in the lounge of the women war workers' Rest Break...

  • COLONIAL REST CENTRE IN BRITAIN, 1944

    COLONIAL REST CENTRE IN BRITAIN, 1944

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

    TR 2587

    Two men from British colonies in the canteen at a rest centre in England.

  • MUNITION GIRLS' CLUB: WELFARE AT A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY FACTORY, UK, 1941

    MUNITION GIRLS' CLUB: WELFARE AT A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    L 148

    Munitions worker Nan Ensor chats to her Royal Air Force husband, Corporal Charles Ensor, at a dance being held at her Ministry of Supply hostel, somewhere in Britain.

  • SPORT & LEISURE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    SPORT & LEISURE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 7497

    Men from Bolton Wanderers Football Club serving together with a battery of artillery (53rd Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, 42 Division, 11 Corps) at Beccles on the east coast of England. Photograph shows: the nine footballers in uniform pulling an...

  • WORKERS' WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1941

    WORKERS' WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY, UK, 1941

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

    P 448

    Off-duty women war workers choose books from the library at the residential club that is provided for them at their munitions factory hostel, probably ROF Bridgend. A poster behind them states that Warship Week runs from 15-22 November.

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