Film ID:
YFA 2244

OPENING OF THE FIRST NATIONAL FOOD KITCHEN

1918

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Description

This film, Gaumont Graphic 747, briefly documents the opening of the first National Food Kitchen in York on Monday, 20th May, 1918.

Film shows the Lord Mayor opening York National Food Kitchen. The Lord Mayor stands outside the building with a crowd watching. York is believed to have piloted schemes for National Food Kitchens which came into effect elsewhere in 1918.