Mary L. Carr Set XXXIX (1940-1943) Volume I

Scope and Content

Red album with 'Snapshots' embossed on cover containing 89 photographs of Bedford Physical Training College students participating in college life. The album was created by Mary L. Carr of Set XXXIX. All of the pages and photographs are captioned and students and staff are named.

The images show students of Set XXXIX; several hockey matches; scenes of students contributing to the war effort through assisting with the fruit harvest at a farm in Evesham, Bedfordshire in the summer of 1941 and 1942; students dressed in clinic overalls, performing a gymnastics display on the Bedford rugby ground on Whit Monday as part of the Bedford 'Wings for Victory' week in June 1943 organised by the Borough Savings Committee, taking picnics and on excursion to Bourton-on-the-Water model village; views of various College buildings including row of College houses in Lansdowne Road, the laboratory, Big Lecture Room, air-raid shelter, College gardens and the interior of students bedrooms in 23 and 29 Lansdowne Road including those of Mary Carr; schoolchildren taking physical exercise at Jubilee School.

Note: the content in this album is similar to that found in PH 1/31. Several loose photographs are inserted in the back of the album.