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  • COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COVENTRY, SPRING 1944: EVERYDAY LIFE IN COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18092

    Pedestrians and buses hurry along as they go about their daily business on High Street, Coventry. The focus of this photograph is the Cathedral, the tower of which can be seen behind some Ministry of Information posters.

  • A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 25219

    Girls take part in an open-air knitting class in the sunshine in the sunken garden of Caversham Modern Secondary School. There are also two girls at work on sewing machines, sitting at the tables which have been set up on the grass. According to the...

  • 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 15988

    Agricultural workers operate a tractor-drawn 'Cutlift' machine in a clover field in Hampshire. This machine can be used to cut any green crop. Once cut, the crop passes up the conveyor and is dropped into the trailer. It can then be taken to...

  • ARREST THAT RAT: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY RAT CATCHERS, SUSSEX, 1942

    ARREST THAT RAT: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY RAT CATCHERS, SUSSEX, 1942

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

    D 11220

    Farmer Tuppin leads a team of Land Girls into battle against rats on a sunny farm somewhere in Sussex.

  • FAIREYS PLAY SOCCER: A WOMEN'S FOOTBALL MATCH BETWEEN FAIREY AND AV ROE, FALLOWFIELD, MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    FAIREYS PLAY SOCCER: A WOMEN'S FOOTBALL MATCH BETWEEN FAIREY AND AV ROE, FALLOWFIELD, MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 23516

    A player of the Fairey team (striped jersey) kicks the ball as two members of the AV Roe team (white jerseys) run in from either side. The match is taking place on the snow-covered pitch of Manchester Athletic Club's ground at Fallowfield.

  • COUNTRY SCHOOL: EVERYDAY LIFE AT BALDOCK COUNTY COUNCIL SCHOOL, BALDOCK, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COUNTRY SCHOOL: EVERYDAY LIFE AT BALDOCK COUNTY COUNCIL SCHOOL, BALDOCK, HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20562

    Boys are measured by the school nurse during a medical inspection at Baldock County Council School. According to the original caption, the school nurse is in attendance daily at the school 'minor ailments clinic'.

  • AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE ARRIVAL OF THE CIVILIAN TECHNICAL CORPS, BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND, 1941

    AMERICANS IN BRITAIN: THE ARRIVAL OF THE CIVILIAN TECHNICAL CORPS, BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4915

    Civilian Technical Corps members Henning (from Champaign, Illinois), Manning (from Del Rio, Texas) and Gates (from Brooklyn, New York) enjoy their breakfast in a sunny dining room, probably at their billet at Annerley Court Hotel in Bournemouth.

  • YOUTH SERVICE VOLUNTEERS HELP BRITISH FARMERS: AGRICULTURAL CAMP AT NUNNEY CATCH, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    YOUTH SERVICE VOLUNTEERS HELP BRITISH FARMERS: AGRICULTURAL CAMP AT NUNNEY CATCH, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16308

    Boys play baseball in the sunshine in the field in which they are camping at the Youth Service Volunteers summer camp at Nunney Catch, Somerset. The fluffy clouds hanging over the Somerset landscape dominate the photograph.

  • NURSERY SCHOOL: LIFE AT THE OLD MANOR HOUSE, WENDOVER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

    NURSERY SCHOOL: LIFE AT THE OLD MANOR HOUSE, WENDOVER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1944

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

    D 21112

    A young boy collects his pudding from the nurse as she serves lunch in the sunny garden of the nursery school at the old Manor House in Wendover. The original caption states that, whenever possible, the children's meals are served outdoors.

  • REST-BREAK HOUSE FOR WOMEN'S LAND ARMY: REST AND RELAXATION IN TORQUAY, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    REST-BREAK HOUSE FOR WOMEN'S LAND ARMY: REST AND RELAXATION IN TORQUAY, DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20709

    Four Land Girls staying at the rest break house in Torquay climb down the stone steps, lined with large urns, in the garden of the home on their way for a swim at the home's private beach. It is very sunny and three of the women are already wearing...

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