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  • SELF-SUPPORTING VILLAGE: LIFE IN HOVINGHAM, YORKSHIRE, OCTOBER 1942

    SELF-SUPPORTING VILLAGE: LIFE IN HOVINGHAM, YORKSHIRE, OCTOBER 1942

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

    D 10766

    Women of Hovingham stick labels on jars of jam at the village jam centre. All the jam is made from surplus fruit which has been grown locally. Left to right, the women are: Miss Emily Sawdon, Mrs Johnson (wife of gardener Herbert Johnson), Mrs Hackett...

  • SELF-SUPPORTING VILLAGE: LIFE IN HOVINGHAM, YORKSHIRE, OCTOBER 1942

    SELF-SUPPORTING VILLAGE: LIFE IN HOVINGHAM, YORKSHIRE, OCTOBER 1942

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

    D 10769

    Mrs Hackett (left) and Miss Emily Sawdon collect left over wheat tops from the fields into a sack, Hovingham, Yorkshire. These wheat tops will be used to supplement the poultry feed rations in the village.

  • VILLAGE GARDENS FEED SCHOOLCHILDREN: FOOD PRODUCTION AT KNIGHTON-ON-TEME, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    VILLAGE GARDENS FEED SCHOOLCHILDREN: FOOD PRODUCTION AT KNIGHTON-ON-TEME, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17510

    School children at Knighton-on-Teme queue up outside the dining room before going in to receive their lunchtime meal. Many of them will be eating vegetables which they helped to grow in the school garden, and many have also helped their parents to grow...

  • LANDGIRL'S DAY: EVERYDAY LIFE AND AGRICULTURE IN WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LANDGIRL'S DAY: EVERYDAY LIFE AND AGRICULTURE IN WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 18055

    At twelve o'clock, 19 year old Land Girl Rosalind Cox pauses in her day's work and returns to her billet for lunch. Her landlady, Mrs Annie Weaver, enjoys a cup of tea whilst Rosalind tucks into a large plate of rabbit stew. Behind them on...

  • AMERICAN RED CROSS SERVICE CLUB, NORWICH: LIFE AT THE CLUB AT THE BISHOP'S PALACE, NORFOLK, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    AMERICAN RED CROSS SERVICE CLUB, NORWICH: LIFE AT THE CLUB AT THE BISHOP'S PALACE, NORFOLK, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15831

    A view of the storeroom of the American Red Cross Service Club in Norwich. It is housed in what was the dungeon of the Bishop's Palace. The storekeeper, S G Woods, seen here with his female assistant, served for over four years in France during...

  • INVASION BUILD-UP: PREPARATIONS FOR THE D-DAY LANDINGS, UK, 1944

    INVASION BUILD-UP: PREPARATIONS FOR THE D-DAY LANDINGS, UK, 1944

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

    D 20390

    At a port somewhere in Britain, boxes of rations are swung from the jetty into a barge in preparation for transportation to the Second Front.

  • SELF-SUPPORTING VILLAGE: LIFE IN HOVINGHAM, YORKSHIRE, OCTOBER 1942

    SELF-SUPPORTING VILLAGE: LIFE IN HOVINGHAM, YORKSHIRE, OCTOBER 1942

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

    D 10781

    Albert Harrison hands out food to villagers working in the fields during a mid-day break for dinner. The food has been prepared by Albert's mother, wife and daughter-in-law. Amongst the villagers is Land Girl Dorothy Sills, seen here fifth from...

  • A MERCHANT SEAMAN COMES TO TOWN: THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY CLUB, PICCADILLY, LONDON, 1942

    A MERCHANT SEAMAN COMES TO TOWN: THE WORK OF THE MERCHANT NAVY CLUB, PICCADILLY, LONDON, 1942

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

    D 11756

    Merchant Seaman Richard Pates (centre) enjoys lunch in the ornate-ceilinged restaurant of the Merchant Navy Club in Piccadilly. According to the original caption, the prices are very reasonable, and guests of either sex are permitted.

  • VILLAGE GARDENS FEED SCHOOLCHILDREN: FOOD PRODUCTION AT KNIGHTON-ON-TEME, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    VILLAGE GARDENS FEED SCHOOLCHILDREN: FOOD PRODUCTION AT KNIGHTON-ON-TEME, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17515

    Thomas Guy (left) and John Bourne collect vegetable peelings and other scraps left over from the lunchtime meal at the village school in Knighton-on-Teme. All the vegetables eaten at the school were supplied by the local Village Produce Association. By...

  • VILLAGE GARDENS FEED SCHOOLCHILDREN: FOOD PRODUCTION AT KNIGHTON-ON-TEME, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    VILLAGE GARDENS FEED SCHOOLCHILDREN: FOOD PRODUCTION AT KNIGHTON-ON-TEME, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 17503

    A group of boys arrive at school carrying vegetables for the day's lunchtime meal. Behind them on the lane as they approach the school building is a man with a wheelbarrow full of vegetables. All the vegetables have been bought from members of the...

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