Waring and Gillow, Lancaster, Lancashire

Waring and Gillow, Lancaster, Lancashire
Photograph taken 1917 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: BL/23741/12

The First World War caused a shortage of male workers. Women started to become a more common sight in British factories. In the long-term this helped the suffragette movement to change legislation and gain women the vote.

Location

Lancashire Lancaster

Period

World War One (1914 - 1919)

Tags

factory room interior work worker people women war world war one (1914 - 1919) world one first ww1 wwi