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Mrs P. L. Matthews, 1935. Described as "Cornwall's oldest postwoman. Has walked 11,400 miles in 35 years."

Mrs P. L. Matthews, 1935. Described as "Cornwall's oldest postwoman. Has walked 11,400 miles in 35 years."

Woman working as Letter carrier to free up men for the war. Women waiting for news from their husbands and sons and sweethearts.

Woman working as Letter carrier to free up men for the war. Women waiting for news from their husbands and sons and sweethearts.

Julia and Paul Child.  Archives of Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

Julia and Paul Child. Archives of Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

Nurses Boarding a train at a London station, during World War I. c1915.

Nurses Boarding a train at a London station, during World War I. c1915.

19th c Watercress seller, from remarkable Spitalfields Life blog http://spitalfieldslife.com/2014/08/19/yet-more-of-charles-hindleys-cries-of-london/

19th c Watercress seller, from remarkable Spitalfields Life blog http://spitalfieldslife.com/2014/08/19/yet-more-of-charles-hindleys-cries-of-london/

Roy Reed At Billingsgate Market 1975 [more photos] | Spitalfields Life

Roy Reed At Billingsgate Market 1975 [more photos] | Spitalfields Life

City carriers, 1917 Following the successful performance of two women as letter carriers in Washington, D.C., in November 1917, First Assistant Postmaster General John C. Koons asked the postmasters of eight of the largest U.S. cities to conduct 15-day tests of women as letter carriers to prepare for possible wartime necessity due to manpower shortages.

City carriers, 1917 Following the successful performance of two women as letter carriers in Washington, D.C., in November 1917, First Assistant Postmaster General John C. Koons asked the postmasters of eight of the largest U.S. cities to conduct 15-day tests of women as letter carriers to prepare for possible wartime necessity due to manpower shortages.

female GPO (General Post Office) telegraph messenger. not dated. Horace Nicholls. IWM Q 30362.

female GPO (General Post Office) telegraph messenger. not dated. Horace Nicholls. IWM Q 30362.

CUTE LITTLE BOY & GIRL NEXT TO OLD CAR OLD/VINTAGE PHOTO-SNAPSHOT s1961

CUTE LITTLE BOY & GIRL NEXT TO OLD CAR OLD/VINTAGE PHOTO-SNAPSHOT s1961

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