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    A group of women workers at the British Oil Cake Company, Manchester take a tea break. Leisure opportunities such as this for women during working hours became increasingly limited as war progressed and placed a great strain on their endurance. WWI

    A pilot of the British Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) ~

    WWII British Soldier

    British Suffragette selling the Votes for Women, London, 1910. We women must always be thankful to the women who went before us. They were the trail blazers.

    British women working during wartime, November 27, 1942.

    homecoming, WWII

    “Without Women, Computing as We Know It Would Not...

    The Attack begins in The Factory - WWII British production poster

    "Keep on Saving Coal, Gas, Electricity, Paraffin" ~ British WWII motivational poster.

    The Home Front - Women's Land Army ~

    Unpatriotic A WWI poster from the British National War Savings Committee urges restraint in the use of materials during war time. It's better to spend on war bonds: "To dress extravagantly in war time is worse than bad form, it is unpatriotic." Printed by Roberts & Leete, Ltd., London, 1915.

    Issued by the Mines Department of Great Britain during WWII to promote conservation. Circa 1939.

    A Works Progress Administration/Federal Art Project poster provides instruction on proper air raid behavior: "Air raid precautions. Keep cool, don't scream, don't run, prevent disorder, obey all instructions." Illustrated by Charlotte Angus for the Pennsylvania Art WPA between 1941 and 1943.

    They Serve That Men May Fly. #vintage #WW2 #1940s #posters #women #homefront

    British Empire: Armed Forces: Uniforms: British Cavalry: 1840 - 1969: The 11th Hussars

    UK: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836 – 1917); The first Englishwoman to qualify as a physician and surgeon in Britain, the co-founder of the first hospital staffed by women, the first dean of a British medical school, the first female M.D. in France, the first woman in Britain to be elected to a school board and, as Mayor of Aldeburgh, the first female mayor and magistrate in Britain. Women we admire; influential women in history #Lottie dolls #herstory

    British women queuing for food, Wood Green, North London, 1945.

    .Stacking women photo

    British WWII recruitment poster, "Every woman not doing vital work is needed now in the ATS and WAAF"

    War and Conflict, World War Two, pic: 1939, A British 'Tommy' off to war carrying a luck mascot ATS, doll ~