factory worker, 1940s/George Marks

Female factory worker, during WWII. She wears a turban so her hair wont get caught by the machines. Photo by George Marks

From December 1941 all women aged 18 to 50, except those exempted, were required to do National Service. They could either join one the uniformed women's services,or seek work in a factory.The contribution made by the women factory workers must be among the most neglected aspect of WW2.The factories were the target of enemy bombers & their homes were near those factories.They worked long hours, spent nights in air raid shelters & survived under food and fuel rationing conditions.

From December 1941 all women aged 18 to except those exempted, were required to do National Service. They could either join one the uniformed women's services,or seek work in a factory.The contribution made by the women factory workers must be among t

This hat. Also - that's Lenin!? Whoa! ("Portrait of Vladimir Lenin in disguise as factory worker K. P. Ivanov at Razliv station, August 1917. Photo by D. Leshchenko.")

Portrait of Vladimir Lenin in disguise as factory worker K. Ivanov at Razliv station, August Photo by D. Apparently comrade Lenin studied at the Clark Kent school of disguise.

Mrs. Vivian Spear at a Boeing plant, 1943. Photo: P-I File / SL

Vivian Spear at a Boeing plant, - WWII propaganda photo, women war workers, "Rosie the Riveter"

Laura Knight, "Ruby Loftus Screwing a Breech-ring," 1943. This painting depicts "outstanding factory worker" Ruby Loftus at her lathe in the Royal Ordnance Factory in Newport, South Wales. Official war artist Dame Laura Knight spent four weeks in the factory sketching Ruby Loftus at work. The portrait captures the intense concentration and poise of her subject. The technical accuracy of the industrial setting was also widely praised."

Ruby Loftus screwing a Breech-ring Laura Knight - 1943 Loftus was famous for her skill at this task.

14 Striking Photos Of Women At Work During The First World War

14 Striking Photos Of Women At Work During The First World War

UNIT 3 Durning large numbers of women were recruited into jobs vacated by men who had gone to fight in the war. Women's employment rates increased during during from of the working age population in 1914 Women were forced to work during the

EVERYDAY LIFE AT A MINISTRY OF SUPPLY SHELL FILLING FACTORY, ENGLAND, UK, 1941. A female factory worker fits exploders into rows of shells at this filling factory. Behind her, other munitions workers can also be seen.

D A female factory worker fits exploders into rows of shells at this filling factory. Behind her other munitions workers can also be seen.

An everyday, working woman of the 1940s headed off to her war effort job in practical, but timelessly lovely style. ~

A factor worker, complete with classic metal lunchbox, about to head off for another day of helping "bring our boys" back. Love how upbeat and chipper she seems here.

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