Contrast, Contradiction and Change Britain 1906-1918 link to Learning Curve home page
Women's Suffrage Hall of Fame: Women, Work & War
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* Illustration from the Illustrated London News, November 1917, showing women in the armed forces
(PRO ref: ZPER 34/151)
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* PRO ref: ZPER 34/151; women in the armed forces, November 1917 *
How to use this source to help you answer the big question   *
Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about how women's work in the Great War helped to achieve the vote for women in 1918. You should consider:
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* What jobs are women doing in this illustration? *
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* Do you get the impression that the newspaper is impressed with women's contribution? *
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* Is there anything in this source to suggest a changing attitude towards women? *
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* How would articles like this be used by the NUWSS? *
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