Toynbee Hall’s War Service

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Toynbee Hall’s War Service

During the war Toynbee Hall assisted the Ministry of Food in sorting and distributing rationRead More

During the war Toynbee Hall assisted the Ministry of Food in sorting and distributing ration books and food coupons in the area. Led by J.J Mallon, warden of Toynbee Hall (1919–54) wartime advisor to the Ministry of Food, This image shows Mallon with volunteers sorting through food coupons in the Lecture Hall. Toynbee Hall also helped to organise food, entertainment and goods for those using public air-raid shelters and received Jewish refugee children from the Kindertransport.