Land Girls

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victory gardens, rations, and hardworking landgirls

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Vintage Hairstyles Retro victory curls front sides, then tie a scarf around head on top of the hair, take all hair hanging down and tuck it inside the scarf and pin to cover the bottom semi circle of the scarf. 1940s Hairstyles, Girl Hairstyles, Wedding Hairstyles, Hairstyles Videos, Homecoming Hairstyles, Quick Hairstyles, Everyday Hairstyles, Natural Hairstyles, Straight Hairstyles

1940s victory curls front sides, then tie a scarf around head on top of the hair, take all hair hanging down and tuck it inside the scarf and pin to cover the bottom semi circle of the scarf.

∴ Trios ∴ the three graces & groups of 3 in art and photos - Land Girls

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1936 Audrey + Amba With the Boys, Vintage Photo Contest « The Sartorialist Mode Vintage, Vintage Love, Vintage Ladies, Vintage Style, Teddy Girl, Teddy Boys, 1940s Fashion, Look Fashion, Vintage Fashion

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This is a photo of my beloved grandmother, Audrey. It was taken in 1939, when she was 17, the same age I am now. On her right

With nylon stockings scarce, women would paint their legs so it looked like stockings, is part of Rare historical photos A new fashion arose from the nylon ration Liquid stockings, it was cal -

Land Girls took over the farms and kept them going while the farming men went off to fight in WWII Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Women In History, British History, Dig For Victory, Women's Land Army, Land Girls, Vintage Photographs

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Land, Girls and tractor and livng on a farm. Vintage Tractors, Old Tractors, Vintage Farm, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Edit Photos, Vintage Photographs, Women's Land Army

Land Girls

I have a secret obsession with all-girl institutions. Growing up a tomboy, I’d read about British boarding schools and daydream about the joys of bosom friends and uniforms. When I actually w…

We take a look at The Land Girls, unsung heroes of World War Two, as this year marks the 75 anniversary of the D-Day Landings. Women In History, British History, Dig For Victory, Women's Land Army, D Day Landings, Land Girls, Army Girls, History Magazine, British Home

BATTLE OF THE LAND: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY ON THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1942

D 8815. Three members of the Women's Land Army do the 'Silo-Step' as part of their training at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture. The silo is filled with layers of hay and molasses and then the Land Girls stamp around on it until it is reduced to one compact mass

Women in WWII - There were women recruited as Lumberjills during the Second World War and it was 2008 before they received any recognition for their role: BFD

Land Girls WWII

 Just prior to decimalisation in the circulating British coins were the half crown two shillings or florin shilling sixpence threepence penny and halfpenny (½d).The farthing (¼d) had been withdrawn in

Wartime Kitchen and Ration Book Cooking - Day Three: Eggs and Egg in a Nest: Mock Fried Egg Recipe Retro Recipes, Old Recipes, Vintage Recipes, Cookbook Recipes, Recipies, Wartime Recipes, Egg Nest, Cooking Challenge, Old Fashioned Recipes

The Wartime Kitchen and Ration Book Cooking - Day Three: Eggs and Egg in a Nest: WW2 Mock Fried Egg Recipe

This ingenious recipe comes from one of the Ministry of Food leaflets that were issued during WW2 and is leaflet 11. The leaflet was all about how to cook with dried eggs and included recipes such as bacon and egg pie, egg cutlets, scrambled eggs and Yorkshire pudding. I was unable to obtain dried eggs, so I used one of my own hen's eggs in this recipe for my Wartime Rations week.

Land Army members are pictured packing potatoes at Bacheiddon Farm, near Machynlleth, July WWII Ww2 Women, Military Women, Women's Land Army, Female Farmer, Land Girls, Hometown Heroes, Women In History, British History, Vintage Farm

Women Farming across the Commons

The Commons has photos of women farming as an everyday activity, and women farming as part of a war effort; women farming with their families, alone, or in groups of peers; women harvesting citrus and cotton and nearly everything in between.

day and night ploughing.

Plough Inn - Trysull: Pub History, Publicans, Photographs

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Vintage Photos of Land Girls During World War II

Vintage Photos of Land Girls During World War II

The Women's Land Army (WLA) was a British civilian organisation created during the First and Second World Wars to work in agriculture replac...