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During both World Wars, many civilian women took up jobs in agriculture, replacing those men who went to war. The women who worked for the Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the First World War the Land Army had a full-time membership of 23,000 members. The number exceeded 80,000 during the Second World War.

The Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, the Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the WWI the Land Army had a full-time membership of members. The number exceeded during WWII.

1940s-FASHION--3-land-girls the Tailor's Apprentice Land Army Overalls pattern is good to recreate these http://www.thetailorsapprentice.com/index.php/patterns/pattern/beryl

wartime landgirls If I was around in the I would have loved to be a landgirl! Working in the countryside on the farm. If you haven't seen it, there's a British tv series called Landgirls. Also the BBC show Wartime Farm made me fall in love even

'Land Girls' (2009-2011) British TV drama series commissioned by the BBC to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II.Set in the English countryside during World War II.Four different girls arrive at the Hoxley Estate to begin their new working lives at the Pasture Farm & at the opulent manor occupied by Lord & Lady Hoxley.The girls have joined the Women's Land Army for very different reasons,but all share the same goal – to help serve their country & to help win the…

'Land Girls' British TV drama series commissioned by the BBC to commemorate the anniversary of the outbreak of World War II.Set in the English countryside during World War II.

Land girls working on a combine harvester at harvest time. Joan Terrell who is greasing the machine used to be a hairdresser and Evelyn Lendon, the driver, was a typist, 1943, UKI

World War 2 in pictures: Gathering the war-time harvest

World War Land girls working on a combine harvester at harvest time. Joan Terrell who is greasing the machine used to be a hairdresser and Evelyn Lendon, the driver, was a typist. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1510 - 1943 Is A Panzer Harvest - p

New Blue Polka Dot WWII 1940’s Land Girl, Home Front classic Swing Tea Dress | eBay

New Blue Polka Dot WWII 1940’s Land Girl, Home Front classic Swing Tea Dress

New Ladies Red Deco Polka Dot Vtg Retro WW2 Land girl 1940s/50s Pin-up Tea Dress

New Ladies Red Deco Polka Dot Vtg Retro Land girl Pin-up Tea Dress in Clothes, Shoes & Accessories, Vintage Clothing & Accessories, Women's Vintage Clothing, Dresses

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Women of WW2-Land Girls

For a healthy, happy job: Join the Women's Land Army -- WWII propaganda poster (Great Britain, UK).

Land Girl by Debbie Bliss.

Land Girl by Debbie Bliss. sweaters vintage fashion - I love Debbie Bliss patterns

Original 1940s handsewn land girl vintage womens brown slacks/ pants/trousers with coconut buttons

Original handsewn land girl vintage womens brown slacks/ pants/trousers with coconut buttons

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Women's Land Army dungarees, WLA, Land Girls, Home front, WW2, 1940's

Land Girl In Southern England, 1944. British women headed to the fields during WWII in dungarees and buttoned-up shirts. We love how this Land Girl has cinched-in her waist with a belt. If only we looked this stylish when doing chores.

1940s Fashion: Iconic Looks And The Women Who Made Them Famous

Land Girl In Southern England, 1944 British women headed to the fields during WWII in dungarees and buttoned-up shirts. The Land Girls still kept things stylish though, cinching-in their waists with classic belts.

Land girls ~ love this image ! Just like Clementine's land girl outfit - http://agirlforalltime.co.uk/collections/clementine-your-1940s-girl/products/clementine-s-land-girl-outfit

Land Girls took over the farms and kept them going while the farming men went off to fight in WWII

Women and Fashions of the Early 20th Century - World War I Era - Clothing of 1914 - 1920

Women's Fashion During WWI: 1914 - 1920

National Service - Women's Land Army - God Speed the Plough and the Woman Who Drives It by Gawthorn, Henry George. Museum quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, canvases, and postcards.

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This is how to layer up thinner woollies and what a gorgeous cardigan