Thursday, June 1, 2017

British Women Workers

These ladies are shown working in industrial settings during World War I. Some are in directly war-related industries, while others are not, but they all aided the war by taking the place of men who would have had the jobs but were instead away at the war.

British rubber workers in Lancashire spreading 
machine for coaling canvas for tire making, 1914
British woman winding cotton from spools 
on to rollers at lace factory in Nottingham
British women aeroplane workers near Birmingham 
welding frame tugs for planes, 1914
British women chemical workers in the Midlands taking limestone 
from stock, loading and wheeling barrows of lime to wagons, 1914
British women chemical workers in the Midlands, 1914
British women oil workers in Lancashire moulding cakes, 1914

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