Drinking milk, 1934.

Woodbine

Drinking milk, 1934.
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

Description

A photograph of Major Elliot, Minister of Agriculture, lifting up two children in his arms, taken by Woodbine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 1 October, 1934. The two children and Major Elliot are all drinking milk. The minister was visiting Addison Gardens School, where pupils could now have milk for a halfpenny a day, to highlight his campaign. In 1946, the School Milk Act introduced free milk for all pupils under eighteen. Secretary of State Margaret Thatcher ended universal free school milk during the 1970s.

© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library

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