Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

23/1/2014

Life on the Home Front: Extraordinary images depict women working in mills and factories during the First World War

Life on the Home Front: Extraordinary images depict women working in mills and factories during the First World War

Rare images show women manufacturing oil cakes, grain for food and deadly asbestos for fireproofing
They were taken by official Home Front photographer GP Lewis, who specialised in images of heavy industry
Monumental 16ft prints have gone on display at the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester

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