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  • WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Hardman J

    ZZZ 7104D

    West Indian aid to Britain: A mobile canteen, presented to the Ministry of Food, by the people of British Honduras, being run and used by local citizens of Kendal.

  • 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 25

    Jamaican technicians, newly-arrived in Britain, enjoy lunch at West India House. They have travelled to Britain to train and work in various factories in Merseyside.

  • GARDEN PARTY FOR WEST INDIAN ATS: REST AND RELAXATION IN BICESTER, OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    GARDEN PARTY FOR WEST INDIAN ATS: REST AND RELAXATION IN BICESTER, OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21329

    Women of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) enjoy tea and sandwiches under the shade of a large tree at a garden party in Bicester. Some are sitting on a bench, whilst others sit on mats on the grass. The refreshments are being handed out by women...

  • WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WEST INDIANS IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    D 3528

    West Indian aid to Britain: A mobile canteen bought by people of British Guiana and stationed at Chelmsford in Essex. The canteen travels to local districts feeding the homeless after air attack and also Civil Defence workers. Photograph shows: The WVS (...

  • COLONIAL REST HOME: EMPIRE ACCOMMODATION AT COLONIAL HOUSE, NORTH SHIELDS, COUNTY DURHAM, 1942

    COLONIAL REST HOME: EMPIRE ACCOMMODATION AT COLONIAL HOUSE, NORTH SHIELDS, COUNTY DURHAM, 1942

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

    D 10712

    A group of men, mostly from the British Honduras Forestry unit, relax and enjoy a meal at Colonial House, North Shields. Amongst them are William Torrington (seated second from left, both hands on plate) and Gerald Vincent (directly beneath vase on...

  • COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    COLONIAL CENTRE: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE COLONIAL CLUB, RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 20008

    In the basement kitchen of the Colonial Centre at 17 Russell Square, cook Frank Baldwin (from British Honduras) carves the roast. He is assisted by Miss A Calbinduras, seen here standing at the cooker, who is an evacuee from Gibraltar.