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  • LONDON EVACUEES TO DEVON AND CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1941

    LONDON EVACUEES TO DEVON AND CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 2223

    8 year old Sheila Bacon from Islington in London reads a large book (helped by her mother) at a War Visitors' Club in Penzance in 1941, whilst other ladies look on or knit. Toys and books are provided for children, and the mothers can knit and sew.

  • THE CARTERS IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR A BRITISH FAMILY ON THE HOME FRONT, ENGLAND, C 1940

    THE CARTERS IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR A BRITISH FAMILY ON THE HOME FRONT, ENGLAND, C 1940

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

    D 254

    Mrs Carter sits in a railway carriage and knits a garment for one of her two children. She is travelling from London Victoria to Hayward's Heath, Sussex to visit her children, who have been evacuated there.

  • LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

    LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

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

    D 1052

    Children from Woodmansterne Road School in Streatham, London attend lessons held in the village hall at Farmers, Carmarthenshire, Wales in 1940. The older girls are using one area of the hall for their sewing lesson, whilst other younger children read...