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Background imageNeeded Collection: Tariff Reform Needed

Tariff Reform Needed
How can the poor British agriculturist compete with foreign produce - German and American shops - the Chicago Meat Trust ? The answer is TARIFF REFORM, of course !

Background imageNeeded Collection: Pyne - Drover

Pyne - Drover
A SMITHFIELD DROVER Vast numbers of sheep and cattle are needed to feed the people of London, and Smithfield Market is where they are bought and sold

Background imageNeeded Collection: Factors governing an invasion by G. H. Davis

Factors governing an invasion by G. H. Davis
The situation of Britain face to face with a German north-west Europe: factors governing an invasion during the Second World War

Background imageNeeded Collection: The more women at work the sooner we win! Women are needed a

The more women at work the sooner we win! Women are needed also as... See your local US Employment Service. Woman working in an airplane factory. Date 1943

Background imageNeeded Collection: New River Head

New River Head
In 1609 a scheme to bring much needed water into London from wells in Hertfordshire was designed by a Mr Hugh Myddleton. His plan was to end his New River just below the summit of Islington Hill

Background imageNeeded Collection: WW2 recruitment poster, Thousands of women needed now in the ATS, WaF

WW2 recruitment poster, Thousands of women needed now in the ATS, WaF, vital to the offensive. Full information at the nearest recruiting centre or your employment exchange. Date: circa 1940

Background imageNeeded Collection: HMS Argus 149

HMS Argus 149
Royal Navy - HMS Argus 149, an aircraft carrier, seen in March 1939. Argus served from 1918 to 1944. After commissioning, the ship was involved for several years in the development of the optimum

Background imageNeeded Collection: Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight on USS Antietam CVA-36

Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight on USS Antietam CVA-36
United States Navy - Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight performing touch and goes on the newly installed Angled Deck of USS Antietam CVA-36

Background imageNeeded Collection: WW2 - Engines Urgently Needed

WW2 - Engines Urgently Needed
A photograph which shows a row of empty passenger locomotive trains. Date: circa 1944

Background imageNeeded Collection: White Star Line, RMS Olympic, dinner menu card (back)

White Star Line, RMS Olympic, dinner menu card (back)
Signed First Class dinner menu card (back) for Titanic?s sister ship RMS Olympic dated September 20th 1911. This is a significant date as Olympic collided with Royal Naval cruiser HMS Hawke

Background imageNeeded Collection: The Children's Ward of Westminster Hospital

The Children's Ward of Westminster Hospital
An advertisement asking for donations urgently needed for the upkeep of the Children's ward at Westminster Hospital. Date: circa 1929

Background imageNeeded Collection: Larger version of the card that pleased Ireland

Larger version of the card that pleased Ireland
This larger card was introduced to accommodate the longer addresses needed for overseas post. Brown printing on buff card. Image printing unusually black. Date: 1 January 1883

Background imageNeeded Collection: Britain's First Foreign Postcard

Britain's First Foreign Postcard
In 1875 postcards were first allowed to be sent abroad. A Congress in Berne in 1875 agreed to the formation of the General Union of Posts within which Members could send postcards to each other

Background imageNeeded Collection: Advert, Dr Barnardo's Homes, Help Urgently Needed

Advert, Dr Barnardo's Homes, Help Urgently Needed - comical cats, by Louis Wain Date: 1914

Background imageNeeded Collection: Spanish Civil War. Socorro Rojo Internacional

Spanish Civil War. Socorro Rojo Internacional esta donde precisa (International Red Aid - where it is needed). Propaganda poster from the Republican side. Collection FIEHS-CEHI. SPAIN. Barcelona

Background imageNeeded Collection: The Mayor of Madrid making a speech; Spanish Civil War 1936

The Mayor of Madrid making a speech; Spanish Civil War 1936
The Mayor of Madrid, Pietro Rico, making a speech to newly enrolled members of the Republican Militia, Madrid, 1936. At the time

Background imageNeeded Collection: The Old Fountain in the Minories, London, so solidly built that three horses were needed to pull

The Old Fountain in the Minories, London, so solidly built that three horses were needed to pull the timbers apart when it was demolished in 1793. Date: built circa 1480

Background imageNeeded Collection: No coupons needed, 1942

No coupons needed, 1942. Making slippers, hood and mittens in wartime. 1942

Background imageNeeded Collection: Baker Street underground station, London

Baker Street underground station, London
A train arrives at Baker Street underground station, London, on the Metropolitan Line: the high roof is needed because the first trains are pulled by steam locomotives. Date: 1881

Background imageNeeded Collection: Barnardos Home, Shrewsbury - Haircuts

Barnardos Home, Shrewsbury - Haircuts
The gardener at the Barnardos Home at Shrewsbury doubled as a barber when the children needed their hair trimming

Background imageNeeded Collection: Early Motoring - We ll be needed again

Early Motoring - We ll be needed again

Background imageNeeded Collection: Student nurses in a classroom

Student nurses in a classroom
Classroom with a doctor teaching anatomy to a group of student nurses accompanied by their ward sister, location unknown. The Metropolitan Asylums Board (London)

Background imageNeeded Collection: Sailors swab the decks after refuelling their ship

Sailors swab the decks after refuelling their ship
Sailors, many in bare feet, clean the decks after coal has been put into the hold. Coal was known by the sailors as black diamonds

Background imageNeeded Collection: WWI Poster, Fill up the Ranks

WWI Poster, Fill up the Ranks
We re both needed to serve the Guns! Fill up the ranks! Pile up the munitions! Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster showing the importance of the munitions worker as well as the need for troops

Background imageNeeded Collection: Advert from the National Savings Committee 1945

Advert from the National Savings Committee 1945
Rhyme and reason. Sing a song of spare cash, a song to make you sigh; Four and twenty shillings spent on a buy. When the buy was open the bug began to sing Wasn t that a lot to pay for such a foolish

Background imageNeeded Collection: Advert from the National Savings Committee 1943

Advert from the National Savings Committee 1943
Go on, buy it! Its not worth quarter the price. When he whispers in your ear, Go on, buy it ! be firm. Say No, I m going to have a little nest-egg for the time when money will buy something worth

Background imageNeeded Collection: VAD Hospital stores, Quex House

VAD Hospital stores, Quex House
The Billiard Room of Quex House was used as the Hospital Stores during the War. Two VAD nurses are seated either side of a table. One is sewing, the other is writing

Background imageNeeded Collection: Francis and the Cross

Francis and the Cross
SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI having attracted his first followers, recommends them to take the cross of Jesus as the book which contains all that is needed for salvation. Date: 1182 - 1226

Background imageNeeded Collection: Coaling by night at Singapore 1876

Coaling by night at Singapore 1876
Coaling by night at Singapore; an important function of the worlds ports is to supply coal, and teams of workers are needed to carry out the operation basket by basket... Date: 1876

Background imageNeeded Collection: WW2 poster, Books are needed now

WW2 poster, Books are needed now
WW2 poster, An appeal from the Prime Minister, books and magazines for the Forces are needed now. Date: 1944

Background imageNeeded Collection: Bachem Ba 349A Natter needed a handling dolly to be mov

Bachem Ba 349A Natter needed a handling dolly to be moved around prior to launch

Background imageNeeded Collection: WWI Poster, Why more men are needed

WWI Poster, Why more men are needed
Why more men are needed. Parliamentary Recruiting Committee poster with a quotation from the Prime Ministers speech at the Guildhall (9 November 1914) saying

Background imageNeeded Collection: Suffragette Card Game Snap Grandma

Suffragette Card Game Snap Grandma. A card game, possibly a version of Snap with a suffragette theme. One of eight cards, this shows Dear old Grandma who claims, I never needed a vote Date: circa 1908

Background imageNeeded Collection: WW2 Poster -- Your Friends Are Needed Now

WW2 Poster -- Your Friends Are Needed Now
Your Friends Are Needed Now. Urge Them To Join The ATS. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph by Frank Newbould, published by HMSO

Background imageNeeded Collection: Help the Blue Cross fund 1915

Help the Blue Cross fund 1915
If you sympathise with the War Horses, which under the best conditions must undergo considerable suffering fright, and pain, we earnestly ask you to help. Date: 1915

Background imageNeeded Collection: Advert from the National Savings Committee 1944

Advert from the National Savings Committee 1944
Salute the soldiers. How can we show our gratitude to these men? The best, the most practical tribute we can offer them is to give them our complete support, by saving more

Background imageNeeded Collection: Aeroplane types required by the army by G. H. Davis

Aeroplane types required by the army by G. H. Davis
Five aeroplane types required by the army. They are, from top to bottom: two fighting aeroplanes, two reconnaissance aeroplanes, and a light scout. Date: 1914

Background imageNeeded Collection: Number of planes needed to land 1000 men by G. H. Davis

Number of planes needed to land 1000 men by G. H. Davis
The enormous number of planes needed to land even 1000 men in Britain by air. A schematic drawing showing the fleet of aircraft needed to carry even 1000 men for an aerial invasion

Background imageNeeded Collection: Empty metal tubes needed urgently 1942

Empty metal tubes needed urgently 1942
Save me ! Give your empty metal tubes and help the Red Cross & St. John. Help to relieve the drain on the Nations reduced metal supplies. Hand all empty collapsible metal tubes to your retailer

Background imageNeeded Collection: Italy Pavia

Italy Pavia
Pavia, on the Ticino, in the seventeenth century : the fortifications were much needed during the periodic battles and sieges. Date: 17th century

Background imageNeeded Collection: John Allen, right, of the Avro Weapons Research Division?

John Allen, right, of the Avro Weapons Research Division?
John Allen, right, of the Avro Weapons Research Division, discussed the extreme launch accuracies needed for lunar probes at a lecture to the Graduates

Background imageNeeded Collection: John Allen, left, of the Avro Weapons Research Division, ?

John Allen, left, of the Avro Weapons Research Division, ?
John Allen, left, of the Avro Weapons Research Division, discussed the extreme launch accuracies needed for lunar probes at a lecture to the Graduates

Background imageNeeded Collection: WWI Poster, Three Questions to Employers

WWI Poster, Three Questions to Employers
WWI Parliamentary Recruiting Committee Poster, Three Questions to Employers, more men are wanted today. What can you do? Date: 1915

Background imageNeeded Collection: Rangoon Rubber Plantation - Rangoon

Rangoon Rubber Plantation - Rangoon - Without enough rubber, know how, or equipment, they cant get made badly- needed tyres, but they certainly let themselves go on balloons. Date: 1951

Background imageNeeded Collection: Settlement Certificate from Newington, Oxfordshire

Settlement Certificate from Newington, Oxfordshire
A 1747 settlement certificate relating to Alecksander and Marcy Chalk of Newington, Oxfordshire. The certificate guaranteed that if the Chalks needed poor relief while living elsewhere

Background imageNeeded Collection: A much-needed comedy element in the campaign of 1900

A much-needed comedy element in the campaign of 1900. Illustration showing Admiral George Dewey as a circus clown, with William Jennings Bryan on a donkey labeled Dem Party

Background imageNeeded Collection: The kind of anti-trust legislation that is needed

The kind of anti-trust legislation that is needed. Illustration shows an angry Uncle Sam holding up a lantern labeled Congressional Legislation to illuminate a rotund man wearing a crown labeled

Background imageNeeded Collection: A needed change in the Senatorial lobby

A needed change in the Senatorial lobby. Illustration shows a man labeled Candidate for Senate holding wads of cash, standing in front of a sign that states Sale of seats to the United States Senate



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