Project Description

Hartlebury Museum Schools Resource box

£8 per half term

Box of original WW2 artefacts for use in the classroom

Contents

  • 1 replica Gas Mask in carry case
  • 1 patterned 1940s curtain
  • 1 wrap over apron
  • 2 pieces of female home headwear
  • 1 ceramic hot water bottle
  • 1 green/white china plate and 1 enamel dish
  • 1 green cup and saucer
  • 3 pieces of 1940s cutlery
  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 tin Lyons ‘Emergency Blend’ coffee
  • 1 aluminium jelly mould
  • 4 dolly pegs and bar of Sunlight soap
  • 1 bag with 4 laminated sheets; 2 knitting patterns; ID card; small wartime cookery booklet
  • Wooden whistle and cotton reel Corking- children’s activities
  • 1 enamel Chamber Pot
  • 1 Bakelite dressing table tray
  • Bag of hair curlers and wavers + hair grips
  • 1 bar Lifebuoy soap
  • 5 propaganda boards for display
  • 1 ‘Make Do and Mend’ pack- DVD, CD, booklet
  • 1 Shire book – ‘The Home Front’

To book a loans box please email Su Vale on museum@worcestershire.gov.uk or phone 01299 250416

WW2 Homefront rationing propaganda gas mask