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Woman’s War Agricultural Committee – June 1915

We who undertake the canvassing for the Women’s War Agricultural Committee receive many pleasing impressions. One of the pleasantest is the way in which the women who have previously worked on the land mostly as farm servants regard eagerly or … Continue reading

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Child Labour in Agriculture – May 1915

Since August of last year, local education authorities have had the power to exempt from school attendance children whose labour is required owing to circumstances connected with the war —- that is owing to the large number of men who … Continue reading

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Easiness of Haymarking – July 1917

A war worker, somewhat wearied of the dirt of the turnip field, looked over the hedge at the fragrant hay being tossed into mounds and told me in confidence she thought she could manage that easily. I do not know … Continue reading

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