Keep Calm and Carry On

Everyday life during the Second World War.

Keep Calm and Carry On

Everyday life during the Second World War.

Keep Calm and Carry On

Everyday life during the Second World War.

Keep Calm and Carry On

Everyday life during the Second World War.

Keep Calm and Carry On

Everyday life during the Second World War.

Four of the candidates for Miss Victory contest

April-May 1943

Four candidates in the contest held at the King Edward Barracks as part of the Returned and Services Association's United Nations Fair to raise funds for patriotic purposes. From left: Miss England, Miss South Africa, Miss Poland and Miss Australia.

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - West

Source: Canterbury Public Library Archives

Reference ID: CCL-KPCD04-0073

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Lockie Wedding

1942

Wedding photo taken Catholic Cathedral (Blessed Sacrament) Barbadoes St. Selwyn (Sel) Lockie marrying Gaynor Lennie.

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - Southeast

Source: Entry in the 2017 Photo Hunt by Louise Lockie.

Reference ID: CCL-PH17-065A

Uploaded by: CCL Photo Hunt

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Mother, brother and self outside Cathedral

circ 1944

Mother, brother and self outside Christchurch Cathedral. Old bank in the background.

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

Source: Entry in the 2014 Photo Hunt.

Reference ID: CCL-PH14-261

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Wartime milk delivery, corner Alpha Avenue and Normans Road, Bryndwr, Christchurch

1942

In 1942 petrol rationing came into force and milk was delivered by horse float with two women staffing each float. The milk was delivered right to the door. This photograph shows a Devondale Dairy Company milk float. The company was owned and operated by Ben Johns and Ernie Forbes from their dairy on the corner of Johns and Main North Roads. Children used to enjoy a ride by hanging on to the side of the float. A house just visible behind the float belonged to a brother of a former Prime Minister of New Zealand, George Forbes

Area: North West / Bryndwr

Reference ID: CCL-KPCD07-0062

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The shoeshine stand in the Square

Circa 1942

It did good business when the Yanks came to town.

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

Source: The Star, 16 September 1983, p. 5

Reference ID: CCL-KPCD11-0067

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