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Women's Suffrage Hall of Fame: Women, Work & War
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* News footage from the Great War showing some of the jobs women tackled
(British Pathe: 2360.04, film ref ON248G)
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7a   7b   7c   7d                
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British Pathe: 2360.04, film ref ON248G; News footage from the Great War showing some of the jobs women tackled
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Running time: 1mins 22secs
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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 7a-7d? *
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* Which jobs might have most surprised the general public? *
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* What impact would women doing this work have on public attitudes? *
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* Do you think the work that women did would help or hinder the campaign for the vote? *
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* Who might have shot the clips? *
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* Does this suggest anything about the value of the film as evidence? *
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