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CLIP 12757

The Women's Land Army

The Women's Land Army
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Key Info
  • The Women's Land Army
  • Duration: 04:40
  • Women discuss their time in the land army during the First World War. We see the different experiences the Land Army girls had. Some were paid more and had better boarding and lodging. The ladies discuss how it was the start of womens freedom and how some men opposed the idea of women working.
  • Credits: Imperial War Museum
  • Subject:

    History

       Topic:

    First World War

  • Keywords: land army, women, contribution, evolution, freedom, wages, city, rural, farm, WW1, women in the twentieth century
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful in a class discussion regarding what role women had before joining the land army, what difficulties they encountered and how it made them feel.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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