Children

Biologically, a child (plural children) is a human being between the stages of birth and puberty, or between the developmental period of infancy and puberty. The legal definition of child generally refers to a minor, otherwise known as a person younger than the age of majority. Children generally have fewer rights and less responsibility than adults. They are classed as unable to make serious decisions, and legally must be under the care of their parents or another responsible caregiver. Child may also describe a relationship with a parent (such as sons and daughters of any age) or, metaphorically, an authority …

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24 May 2022 English

Content in British Society, 1939-1951 is arranged in collections corresponding to the archives from which they were sourced. You can read more about the archive materials selected for this resource …

scheme primarily centred around the care of school children. Its principal remit was to guide Local Education scheme, including the communal feeding of school children, the provision of healthcare, makeshift arrangements areas, and preparations for the resettlement of children following the winding up of the scheme. FO 371 further provisions, the psychological conditions of children negatively affected by the experience of evacuation promote the billeting and reception of evacuated children. ● Fuel economy and other campaigns against waste


24 May 2022 English

British Society 1939-1951 provides access to thousands of documents from the collections of eleven U.K. government departments, each responsible for dealing with and reporting on the domestic situation in Britain …

its implementation, and narrative accounts by children of their experiences. ● Man-power Committee meetings


5 May 2022 English

Notes of interest with links to documents in Cold War Eastern Europe. Links to photos, maps and compelling stories.

371/166023 69 Visual Cartoon about the easy life of children at pioneer camps in Hungary https://history-commons


UNE · 28 February 2018 English

By the late 1930s it was widely expected, drawing on the experience of German air raids on Britain in the First World War, that if and when the next war …

means that you have got to kill more women and children more quickly than the enemy if you want to save market gardens where mothers could stay with their children, with some self-sufficiency in the event of food organizing the evacuation of mothers and young children from the cities to less vulnerable areas, in smaller some contribution to the maintenance of their children, and no financial assistance was available if it was “undesirable” for adults to shelter with children.11 Meanwhile, the cost of maintaining an ARP organization


UEA · 1 January 2018 English

When my students read the story “Careless Talk,” they often see the discussion of food as a sort of deceptively innocuous backdrop for the more serious matters in the story …

women who have had, or are about to have, babies; children; and invalids. Public suspicions about the necessity


University of Kent · 1 January 2018 English

This essay gives you an introductory view of the topic of war and social change on the British Home Front by using the changing position of women as a case …

single women up to forty, married women without children became liable for conscription, and in 1944 the to be called up were married women with older children (for a discussion of mobilization, see Summerfield they worked as girls, if they could park their children.”21 In October 1940, there were only 14 nurseries


1 January 2017 English

Soon after the Allies defeated Germany in World War II, the country became the central battleground of the Cold War between the communist East and democratic, capitalist West. To prevent …

Anna, her husband Christoph, a teacher, and their children.3 Although the party monitored every aspect of the intelligentsia, it was unlikely that their children would be permitted to attend university “unless the authorities threatened to take away their children or sentence them to long terms in prison.7 The


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

FREEDOM, AND MANY CIVILIANS, INCLUDING WOMEN AND CHILDREN, HAVE BEEN KILLED AND INJURED BY ATTACKS ON THEIR FREEDOM, AND MANY CIVILIANS, INCLUDING WOMEN AND CHILDREN, HAVE BEEN KILLED AND INJURED BY 1 CONFIDENTIEL freedom, and many civilians, including women and children, have been killed and injured by attacks on their


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file containing documents concerning the Soviet population. Subjects covered in the file include the declining rate of population growth; the unwillingness of people to migrate to areas of labour …

death rate, particularly among males (adults and children). The picture varies greatly in different parts from many causes, including deaths of babies and children whose mothers are alcoholics. Smirnov gave an anxious to ensure that each family had at least two children and would seek to encourage this. Incentives both to encourage European families to have more children and to ensure that the traditionally larger Central for third and subsequent children only. Now, it is payable for all children, but is relatively larger


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file containing documents concerning relations between the Soviet Union, the United States of America, and China. Subjects covered in the file include the need for European nations to study …


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