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  • THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    THE WORK OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    D 4034

    Women of the knitting section of the South African Volunteer Service knit in the workroom at South Africa House. Mrs Francis Black is in charge, with Miss Walker, Mrs Gare and Miss Brixly also lending a hand with the knitting needles.

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brandt, Bill

    D 1522

    West End Shop Basement Shelter: Shelterers, lying on makeshift beds and deck-chairs, occupy their time by knitting or reading.

  • LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

    LONDON AIR RAID SHELTERS, 1940

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

    D 1533

    Civilians pass the time by reading, knitting or sleeping in a north London air raid shelter, 1940.

  • SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

    SHELTER PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN LONDON BY BILL BRANDT, NOVEMBER 1940

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

    D 1536

    Shelterers knit and chat on their steel bunks in this North London air raid shelter.

  • MARKETING WITHOUT MONEY: CHILDREN'S CLOTHING EXCHANGE, NORWOOD, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    MARKETING WITHOUT MONEY: CHILDREN'S CLOTHING EXCHANGE, NORWOOD, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 15092

    On fine days, the 'Make-Do-and-Mend' work party of the Norwood Exchange hold their weekly meeting in the garden of the head of the Exchange, Mrs Jenkins. Here, they repair and re-work clothing which has been brought into the Exchange, creating...

  • FIREMAN'S FAMILY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

    FIREMAN'S FAMILY: EVERYDAY LIFE IN WARTIME LONDON, 1942

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

    D 12058

    The Chillingworth factory relax in front of the fire in the living room of their suburban London home. Sydney reads the newspaper and Hilda darns a sock, whilst their daughter Jill knits a scarf for her soldier uncle, and Jeremy plays with his toy...

  • AIR RAID SHELTER UNDER THE RAILWAY ARCHES, SOUTH EAST LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    AIR RAID SHELTER UNDER THE RAILWAY ARCHES, SOUTH EAST LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1596

    This group of shelterers have made themselves a home away from home in this corner of the shelter under the railway arches, somewhere in South East London. Photographs and other objects adorn the whitewashed walls of the shelter in an attempt to...

  • AIR RAID SHELTER UNDER THE RAILWAY ARCHES, SOUTH EAST LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    AIR RAID SHELTER UNDER THE RAILWAY ARCHES, SOUTH EAST LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1605

    A small group of shelterers knit and read the evening newspaper in this small section of an air raid shelter under the railway arches, somewhere in South East London. Makeshift beds have been constructed from crates and planks of wood. This photograph...

  • LIFE IN AN AIR RAID SHELTER, NORTH LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    LIFE IN AN AIR RAID SHELTER, NORTH LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 1631

    A young woman places the gramophone needle on a record to bring some light relief to an air raid shelter, somewhere in north London. The rest of the shelterers appear to be enjoying her choice of music. In the background, one woman can be seen knitting...