Category: Photos (WW2)

A cropped image of a Land Girl digging

Happy Mothering Sunday

Woman Carries On. ‘The first batch of recruits to the Women’s Land Army successfully completed their training at the Preston school and are now working on farms in Lancashire. A fresh batch of recruits...

Sorting Potatoes

WW2 Photos: Girls Know Their Potatoes

Source: Catherine Procter Collection ‘These hardy members of the Britain’s Women’s Land Army sort potatoes under the watchful eyes of farmers during a recent demonstration of their skill. The girls demonstrated every phase of...

Plenty of Steam Up

WW2 Photo: Land Girls threshing in Kent

Source: Catherine Procter Collection ‘These English Land Army Girls are running and old fashioned steam engine for the threshing on a farm in Kent. There are more than 25,000 girls in Britain’s Land Army...

Land Girls on bikes: merrily we roll along

WW2 Photo: Merrily we roll along…

Land Girls cycling: ‘merrily we roll along’, 21st October 1942. This photograph was distributed to the New York Bureau to share the work of the British WLA across the Atlantic. Source: Catherine Procter Collection...