Jul 202014
 

Julie Newman recently got in touch with the following question:- I’m researching the Women’s Land Army in WW1 for a short story to be published later this year in an anthology. I would like to know how many, if any, women were recruited for work on farms in Cornwall and if so, when and where? […]

Jun 182014
 
WW1 News: Letter To An Unknown Soldier

Created by Kate Pullinger and Neil Bartlett, and commissioned by 14-18 NOW, LETTER TO AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER is a new kind of war memorial, one made only of words: “This is everyone’s chance to be part of a new national conversation about remembering the war, and to have their voice heard…” During the First World War over two […]

Jun 132014
 

Article originally published in The Local Historian, Volume 41, Number 1 – February 2011 Please see below the abstract published on the British Association for Local History’s website:- Bonnie White, ‘Sowing the seeds of patriotism? The Women’s Land Army in Devon, 1916-1918’, pp.13-27 The Women’s Land Army has received close attention from historians, including local […]

Mar 132014
 
Exhibition: From Fields to Factories: Women’s Work on the Home Front in the First World War

From Fields to Factories: Women’s Work on the Home Front in the First World War starts on Friday 14th February, and runs until Saturday 10th May. The exhibition explores the role of women in the Women’s Land Army and Munitions and features pictures on loan from the Imperial War Museum, the Tate, London, and Ferens Art […]