This postcard comes from a Home Office file containing details of disturbances and demonstrations in the 1930s. It infers concerns over poverty, the Means Test, the impact of the First World War and attitudes towards the British Empire. It was produced at time of the Silver Jubilee of King George V in 1935, a time of hardship for many. Catalogue ref: HO 144/19972.
[over photograph of older women and children standing in backyards and on a narrow street]
[over photograph of a person on all fours pulling a mining cart behind them]
[over photo collage of dead and marching soldiers]
WAR AND NEW WARS
[next to photo of a man being taken away by police, underneath two oval portraits of King George V and Mary of Teck]