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  • THE WOMEN'S WORK IN THE WAR PRODUCTION, 1914-1918

    THE WOMEN'S WORK IN THE WAR PRODUCTION, 1914-1918

    part of "FIRST WORLD WAR WOMENS WAR WORK COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    Q 110096

    Female workers at the golden syrup factory of A. Lyle and Sons Limited emptying the centrifugals.

  • GUY'S HOSPITAL: LIFE IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1941

    GUY'S HOSPITAL: LIFE IN A LONDON HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2336

    A group of nurses at Guy's Hospital in London get cups of tea from the canteen, poured for them buy members of the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS). There are different types of nurses at work at Guy's, including VADs (Voluntary Aid...

  • 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 20716

    Barbara Smaile, one of the kitchen staff at the WLA rest break house at Torquay, smiles for the camera in the morning sunshine as she brings in the bread. She is balancing eight large loaves in her arms.

  • TECHNICAL SCHOOL: TRAINING AT TOTTENHAM POLYTECHNIC, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    TECHNICAL SCHOOL: TRAINING AT TOTTENHAM POLYTECHNIC, MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 21388

    Boys enjoy their lunch in the canteen at Tottenham Polytechnic. According to the original caption "hot dinners for those who require them are provided at 10d a day or 4/- per week of 5 days. Meals consist of meat and two vegetables and a sweet...

  • RYE SHIPYARD: THE CONSTRUCTION OF MOTOR FISHING VESSELS, RYE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    RYE SHIPYARD: THE CONSTRUCTION OF MOTOR FISHING VESSELS, RYE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    D 22788

    Olive Daid pours tea for shipwrights in the canteen at Rye shipyard. She is the only woman at work in the yard and opens the canteen three times a day: 10am, 12 noon and 3:30pm. The original caption states that she "cooks meat pies and cakes and...

  • THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    BU 4274

    Cheerful women inmates collect their bread ration from one of the five camp cookhouses.

  • BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE ON A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    BOY SCOUTS PICK FRUIT FOR JAM: LIFE ON A FRUIT-PICKING CAMP NEAR CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16205

    Boy Scouts empty their baskets of plums into the large bushel-baskets of the jam manufacturer in the sunshine at a fruit-picking camp near Cambridge. The contents of their picking baskets had previously been weighed and the amounts recorded in a ledger.

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME FRONT 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 1972

    A canteen run by the Women's Voluntary Service.

  • THE GERMAN ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE GERMAN ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "SULZBACH HERBERT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: unknown

    Q 93588

    German army cooks with their mess equipment. The entire collection probably depicts the service of the German 5th Field Artillery Regiment von Podbielski (1st Lower Silesian) - Feldartillerie-Regiment von Podbielski (1. Niederschlesisches) Nr. 5.

  • CIVIL DEFENCE AND WELFARE SERVICES IN WARTIME BRITAIN: THE WORK OF THE REST CENTRE, 1942

    CIVIL DEFENCE AND WELFARE SERVICES IN WARTIME BRITAIN: THE WORK OF THE REST CENTRE, 1942

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

    D 10401

    A bombed-out family enjoy a meal at a rest centre. Checked table cloths and flowers provide a welcoming and cheery atmosphere to those who have lost their homes through air raids. One of the two welfare workers visible in the photographs brings a cup...

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