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D Mrs Day is helped by a female conductor onto the bus that will take her to work. This photograph was probably taken on Fulham Road.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A WARTIME HOUSEWIFE: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941. Mrs Olive Day spends half an hour or so on the housework before she leaves for work. Here we see her polishing the bannisters. Above her head, we can see a large patch of missing plaster on the ceiling, caused by a nearby air raid.

Click through for a MUST-SEE, incredibly vivid photo-op of a day in the life of 1941 London housewife and war office clerk Olive Day. The resilience of these women whose homes were bombed astounds me. These are real heroines.

Two the First World War women conductors shaking hands beside the rear of a bus.    Unknown photographer, 1916 - 1919

Two the First World War women conductors shaking hands beside the rear of a bus.

women working in factories during ww2 | Denim-clad female workers leaving the factory during WWII

Free Photo: Riveter Women Welders on the Way to Their Job at the Todd Erie Basin Drydock

1942 – Waitresses gather tomatoes from container garden   June 19, 1942 Waitresses from the ‘Quality Inn’ restaurant in Regent Street, London, watering and gathering tomatoes that are growing in boxes on the pavement as part of the ‘Dig for Victory’ scheme.  Photo by Paget/Fox Photos/Getty Images

Waitresses from the Quality Inn Restaurant in Regent Street, London, watering and gathering tomatoes that are growing in boxes on the pavement as part of the 'Dig For Victory' scheme. June 1942 (Photo by Paget/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

London, Oxford Street, 1940. Blind, disabled World War 1 veterans raise money by busking.

London, Oxford Street, Blind, disabled World War 1 veterans raise money by busking.

Second World War porters Miss Gaygill and Mrs Hodgkins load goods onto a train.    Photographed by Topical Press, 30 Apr 1942

Second World War porters Miss Gaygill and Mrs Hodgkins load goods onto a train. Photographed by Topical Press, 30 Apr 1942

Cafe Waitress | 1936

Cafe Waitress' 1936 ~ found photo print girls in front of cafe vintage fashion uniforms dress

A woman wearing a coat made from a white candlewick bedspread as part of recycling initiatives during World War II. Original Publication: Picture Post - 802 - Old Clothes Make News - pub. 1941 (Photo by Zoltan Glass/Getty Images) by juliana

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!

1940s W.A.A.F Pullover Wartime Knitting Pattern  PDF  Instant

1940s W.A.A.F Pullover Wartime Knitting Pattern PDF Instant

Squadron Leader Louis Arbon Strange, DSO, DFC, MC, leaves Buckingham Palace with his daughter Susan, after receiving a Bar to his DFC, 3rd September 1940. Susan Strange later distinguished herself in the field of political economics. (Photo by Commander Harrison/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Bethnal Green Tube Disaster

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