British Society, 1939-1951. Now available via History Commons

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The primary source collection British Society, 1939-1951 is now available via the History Commons platform. Sourced from the National Archives (UK) and the History of Advertising Trust it includes previously undigitised files from eleven government departments, with associated adverts and propaganda.

Covering topics including food, morale, crime, and economic hardships, the documents present voices from the top of government alongside the narratives and testimonies of ordinary citizens.

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