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December 16, 2010

Land Girls and Lumber Jills

The WLA and WTC were formed in 1917 to help meet growing demands for home production during the long struggle of World War. Women of the Land Army- or 'Land Girls' as they became known- took on all types of agricultural work. From sowing to harvesting- calving to shearing- this was hard physical work that until the war had largely been undertaken by men. The Women's Timber Corps too was vital- as these 'Lumber Jills'

Land Girls and Lumber Jills

Uncover the story of the Scottish Women's Land Arm and Timber Corps at the National War Museum.