WW2 Photo: Lumber Jills leaving bath hut

Lumber Jills leaving bath hut

Coming out of the bath hut. Girls have a hot bath every day after work. c. 1940s.

Source: Catherine Procter Collection

Caption: “At the Women’s Land Army training camp, Culford, Suffolk, run by the Ministry fo Supply, from 100 to 150 girls at a time take a month’s course in forestry. On its completion they are sent to camps and mills throughout the country. Either transferred from other branches of the W.L.A. or directed straight from Labour exchanges, they must be fit and strong, over 17, under 50. Work is hard and exacting, but the open air life in the countryside make forestry pupils some of the happiest of war workers.”

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