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  • 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...

  • EAST HAM INFORMATION BUREAU: WAR WELFARE WORK IN LONDON, 1941

    EAST HAM INFORMATION BUREAU: WAR WELFARE WORK IN LONDON, 1941

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

    D 3233

    Men, women and children line the corridor as they wait to seek help from some of the departments based at East Ham Town Hall. In the foreground, these civilians are waiting to visit the Citizens' Advice Bureau and further back a sign above the door...

  • 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...