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A file of documents relating to the provision of entertainment and education in air-raid shelters in the London region to boost morale. Subjects discussed in the file include education provisions, including the transfer of evening institutes, classes, talks, and lectures to the shelters; the provision of music, including concerts and choir singing; the provision of film equipment, including projectors and film reels; the balance between high-brow and low-brow entertainment; the provision of religious services; library provisions; and theatre provisions, including plays and pantomimes. Other subjects covered include the involvement of voluntary organisations; issues with the provision of radios, including the risk of receiving German propaganda; a proposal for entertainment provisions in tube stations; the issue of unemployment in the entertainment industry due to the closure of venues; and entertainment provisions for civil defence workers, evacuees, and homeless people staying in rest centres.
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