Some of the immigrants who reached Britain on the Empire Windrush in June 1948

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Title

Some of the immigrants who reached Britain on the Empire Windrush in June 1948

Description

Black and white photograph showing a group of immigrants to Great Britain after their arrival on the Empire Windrush ship in June of 1948. They are seen here in the Chapman Common underground shelter. Some of them wear suits and hats as they pose beside a bunk bed.

Subject

Immigrants - Great Britain; Great Britain - Emigration and immigration; Blacks - Great Britain; Great Britain - Race relations; West Indians - England; Empire Windrush (Ship)

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0001869

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Publisher

1948

Citation

“Some of the immigrants who reached Britain on the Empire Windrush in June 1948,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed December 4, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/305.