Union Workhouse and Infirmary, Crumpsall, Manchester
Aerial view of the Manchester Union workhouse and infirmary at Crumpsall. At the bottom of the picture can be seen the original workhouse (later Springfield Hospital) with an entrance on the right. Above centre is the Union infirmary (later Crumpsall Infirmary). At the top left lies the originally separate Prestwich Union workhouse (later Delaunay's Hospital). The whole site later became North Manchester General Hospital
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The first meeting of the Milner Holland Committee, which is to inquire into the housing
The first meeting of the Milner Holland Committee, which is to inquire into the housing situation in Greater London, took place at the Ministry of Housing and Local Government, Whitehall. Reading round the table from left (nearest camera) is Mr. N. E. Knifton (Housing Manager, London County Freehold & Leasehold Properties Ltd.), Mr. C.M.R. Peacock (of Messrs Barratt & Thompson, Solicitors of Slough), Mr. L.E. Waddilove (Director of the Joseph Rowntree Memorial Trust), Professor C.A. Moser, B.Sc.Econ. (Professor of Social Statistics, London School of Economics), Professor D.V. Donnison, B.A. J.P. (of the Social Administration, London School of Economics), Sir Arthur Rucker (Member of the Council of Oxfam), Sir Miler Holland (Chairman), Mr. L.R. Mustill (Committee Secretary), Mr. R. Head (Assistant Secretary), Mr. J. Rogerson (Ministry Official), Mrs. B. Adams (Ministry Research Expert), Miss J. M. Wood (Citizens Advice Bureaux), Miss C. Christie (Housing Manager, Westminster City Council), Mr. R.J. Allerton (Director of Housing, London City Council) and Mr. D.N. Byrns (Messrs Edward & Son of Birmingham). - photo taken 16th September 1963.
Street fighting in Stalingrad
Photograph: Street fighting in Stalingrad. A picture from Axis sources shows German soldiers, glad of the shelter of a crater in a Stalingrad street. It is the toughest job of the war yet, as the German caption admits. Every house, every heap of rubble, the roofs of factories and the cellars of buildings - They all spit fire at the aggressor. What is described a ?The decisive battle? for the city is now raging. German infantry shelter in a crater during the bitter Stalingrad fighting. Both men are armed with MP40 machine pistols, the standard German submachine during the Second World War. Over one million were made between 1939-1945. Picture issued: 17 October 1942. British Official Photograph: 774/H. Keystone. One of 26 British and Soviet official photographs, 1941-1945. Mounted on card with original associated typescript captions. Covering aspects of the campaign between the German Army and Soviet Forces on the Eastern Front, 1941-1945. Includes the Battle of Stalingrad, World War Two, Eastern Front (1941-1945) 1942-1943. Date: 1942
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