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Women’s Voluntary Service Raising Money to Digitize Historic Documents

The Women’s Voluntary Service (WVS) was founded in 1938 to train women to help with air raid precautions in England during World War II. It developed into

Recycling Household Waste in ca. 1943 - Due to shortages caused by the war, people are being encouraged to recycle their newspapers, tins and glass. | Location: Hornsey, London, England, UK.

Recycling Household Waste in ca. 1943 - - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Due to shortages caused by the war, people are being encouraged to recycle their newspapers, tins and glass.

Station canteen, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, 20 November 1941

Women's Voluntary Services - in pictures

Station canteen, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, 20 November 1941

Women's Voluntary Services - in pictures

Women's Voluntary Services - in pictures

Snack Bar, Women's History, In Pictures, The Hill, Ww2, Snacks, Bicycles, Trailers, Sandwich Bar

The largest volunteer organisation in British history is known to many as 'the army Hitler forgot'. Pictured is a WVS volunteer serving tea and coffee to soldiers in Cambridge

Fascinating pictures show how women made clothes from dog hair in WWII

The largest volunteer organisation in British history is known to many as 'the army Hitler forgot'. Pictured is a WVS volunteer serving tea and coffee to soldiers in Cambridge

Cleaning children’s gas masks at Bath, 1942

Women's Voluntary Services - in pictures

Women's Voluntary Services - in pictures

Women's Voluntary Services - in pictures

Lady Reading visiting services welfare vegetables for minesweepers, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, May 1941

Modern Knitting - September 1959

ALEKO ALCM815BL Black Ergonomic Office Chair, High Back Mesh Chair with Armrest

Mr. and Mrs. Murray bed down for the night in their Anderson shelter.

How families lived in their WWII backyard bomb bunkers

Mr. and Mrs. Murray bed down for the night in their Anderson shelter.

A young woman arriving to see her soldier boyfriend off from a London railway station, June

Spain is starting to change street names that honour Gen Francisco Franco, the dictator who ran the country from the 1930s to 1975, and his henchmen.

Erasing Franco's memory one street at a time

Spain is starting to change street names that honour Gen Francisco Franco, the dictator who ran the country from the to and his henchmen.

People Need You, © WRVS Archive & Heritage Collection I collect online archives on the simple premise that you never know when you mig...

People Need You, © WRVS Archive & Heritage Collection I collect online archives on the simple premise that you never know when you mig.

A British shopkeeper hanging up a sign during the Blitz which reads, “Business as usual Mr. Hitler.” London, England - 1940 ...

A British shopkeeper hanging up a sign during the Blitz which reads, “Business as usual Mr.” London, England - 1940 (Photo by George Rodger) This is EXACTLY why should never be declared a national holiday. BUSINESS AS USUAL, AL QAEDA!

c1940: Girl clerks from a London office, working outside in steel helmets, after being forced outside by bomb damage to their building (Photo by Rolls Press/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Clerks from a London office in Brodie helmets, after being forced outdoors by bomb damage to their building, 1940 ~ (Photo by Rolls Press/Popperfoto/Getty Images) ~