How war transformed the status and role of women
The Great War was the first time it became acceptable for women to wear pyjamas to bed.
Edi Stark talks to Janey Smith about the adventures of her great aunt Meg.
When women were needed in the army
The war hospital praised for its work
The beloved home of Lady Edith Londonderry, charismatic founder of the Women's Legion
Women, farming and feeding the home front
Annie Brewer - Wales' Florence Nightingale
Laundry for soldiers often returning battle-worn and ragged from the front
DG12 6TQ - In 1915 Britain put a mammoth effort into the production of shells.
The woman who lost her life whilst helping the war displaced
Womens LAAS Training Camp, Glanusk Farm, Crickhowell, Breconshire
The housewives who boycotted farmers after a hike in potato prices
The women workers turned footballers who went on to tour France and the USA
The story of the women working at Foster’s in Lincoln
Where women cleaned and repaired wartime equipment
Women speakers visit French farms in 1916 to inspire English women to work on the land
The York sisters who travelled the world as voluntary nurses
The mother who travelled from the Black Mountains to France to nurse her son
In the first World War Sisters of the Cause became Sisters at War, in more ways than one.
The only woman named on the city’s war memorial
A world renowned fashion house in the centre of Hull during WW1
EH15 2AF - Norah Torrance, a pretty Portobello girl, wrote to several soldiers from 1915.
Letters home of a VAD nurse that paint a picture of a wartime hospital
The woman who went against the grain in a male dominated profession