WWI: The Home Front
A woman at work in an armaments factory.
January 01, 1914 Licence
Paddington station, London, during a railway strike, with hopeful travellers crowding onto one end of the platform.
September 18, 2012 Licence
Allotment holders with their garden forks ready to dig over their allotments, at Ilford, Essex.
A street party celebrating the end of World War I.
Moses Shackman, centre, with members of the Jewish East End Shelter Corps. Their hats are labelled in Yiddish and English.
Workers in the British Food Control Office sorting sugar ration cards for distribution during World War I.
Labour politician and president of the Scottish Miners' Federation Robert Smillie (1857 - 1940) during the miners' protest against profiteers. Smillie was also President of the Miner's Federation of Great Britain (1912 - 1921) and was...More
A notice announcing that the yard and cellar of a house are available to the public to use as an air raid shelter.
A policeman walking along during an air raid with a sign round his neck saying, 'Take Cover'.
A children's rally in west London supporting prohibition. A banner they are carrying reads, 'We Growing Children Must Have Bread & Sugar'.