Mothers and children on a milk demonstration

Made:
1939-05-25 in United Kingdom
maker:
George W Roper
and
George W Roper
and
Mothers and children on a milk demonstration
      A photograph of a demonstration by mothers and children asking for milk for their babies

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Mothers and children on a milk demonstration A photograph of a demonstration by mothers and children asking for milk for their babies
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A photograph of a demonstration by mothers and children asking for milk for their babies, taken by George Roper for the Daily Herald newspaper on 25 May, 1939.

A photograph of a demonstration by mothers and children asking for milk for their babies, taken in May 1939 by George W Roper for the Daily Herald.

Sitting on the steps of St Pancras Town Hall, London, this group are petitioning their local council. In 1946 the School Milk Act ensured free milk was provided for all pupils under eighteen.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/H01175
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford