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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.

  • 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.

  • WORKERS WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY: LIFE AT ROF BRIDGEND, JANUARY 1942

    WORKERS WELFARE AT A ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY: LIFE AT ROF BRIDGEND, JANUARY 1942

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

    D 6242

    War workers knit, read magazines and chat in the workers lounge at ROF Bridgend. Matron is on hand to answer any of their questions and offer any advice they may need.

  • 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...