vintage everyday: 10 Incredible Essential Products Made by Women During the First World War

Women pit brow workers of the Wigan Coal and Iron Company, 1918. These women sorted coal and moved heavy tubs on the surface of a coal mine – work that was dirty and physically demanding. Jobs like these had been done by working class women before the war and continued to be important in wartime.

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  1. I would rather carry a gun!
    Ya know like…..
    Bush’s War on Terror…..
    Except I would be on the other side coz I loikes the Burka…. keeps me warm in summer….grin
    Coolio vintage!

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