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Beginning of the Land Army – January 1917

Some weeks ago, the Women’s National Land Service Corps laid a scheme before the Board of Agriculture for the recruiting of an army of women for the land. The suggestion was that the voluntary methods hitherto followed have resulted in … Continue reading

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Inauguration of W.I. Meeting – June 1917

The Goold Hall, 5 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, was packed on Wednesday afternoon when a conference to inaugurate Women’s Rural Institutes in Scotland was presided over by Sir Robert P. Wright of the Board of Agriculture. The work of organisation … 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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