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Digital Birmingham Photo Archive - 1940s

Rookery Road 13th August 1942 Rookery Road, Handsworth. 1942

Horse Butcher - Ration Queues Horse Butcher on the Dudley Road, Birmingham. All meat was rationed from 11th March 1940.

Rationing Rationing started on the 8th January 1940 and ended on the 4th July 1954.

 Street Party Birmingham VE Day 1945
Photographer Unknown

 Two women in the ATS c1945 left Kathleen Meeson, right Margaret Walker

 VE Day Party in the courtyard behind 54 Arthur Street, Birmingham

Park Lane and Potters Hill - Aston View of the junction of Park Lane and Potter's Hill.

Photographs from the "Lest we Forget" Exhibition in Central Library to commemorate the 60th anniversary of VE and VJ Day. Plus . . . more photographs of street parties in 1945.