An album of 1939 holiday photographs

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1939 holiday album

Improved sea and air links and greater prosperity in pre-war Britain meant that Jersey was experiencing a tourism boom in 1939.

These photographs from an album assembled after a holiday at the Portelet Hotel illustrate just what a carefree time it was - a world away from what was to follow within a matter of weeks.

The thirties - the island's economy booms: Other aspects of the prosperity of the 1930s

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