A Time That Health and Safety Forgot – 9 Snapshots from a 1930s Childhood

The following series of pictures are taken from a book – When I Were A Lad: Snapshots From A Time That Health And Safety Forgot, by Andrew Davies. Showing images of children being taught to box by policemen, learning to swim by being dangled on ropes and hanging from kite strings.

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Children Box in Playground

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Alex Browne studied History at Kings College London and is an Assistant Editor at Made From History. He specializes in post-war history in the USA and Central America.