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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* Photographs and posters showing women working in the munitions industry
(PRO ref: MUN 5/164/1124/40; EXT 1/315 part 1 & 2)
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6a   6b   6c                    
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* PRO ref: MUN 5/164/1124/40; photo *
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 sources 6a-c? *
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* How would this work affect attitudes to giving women the vote? *
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* Do these images provide evidence that women's work was important? *
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* Do they provide evidence that people or politicians valued the work women did? *
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