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During both World Wars, many civilian women took up jobs in agriculture, replacing those men who went to war. The women who worked for the Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the First World War the Land Army had a full-time membership of 23,000 members. The number exceeded 80,000 during the Second World War.

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At harvest time, Harlow Common (1943). Follow link to read Mary's story.The land girls were formed in 1939 to do the jobs on farms for the men gone off to war. This is England .We had the same in the U.S.

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As someone with a degree in HR and as a manager that has interviewed many job applicants, I am always impressed by interviewees who ask well thought out questions. All of these questions give the impression that you are interested in the company and your

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London in the 1920's - A Breton onion seller. Onion Johnnies are Breton farmers and agricultural labourers.

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On the trail of the land grabbers: The British imperialists snapping up swathes of Africa to cash in on the world's food shortage - and forcing out small farmers

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Resource Book for Permaculture. Permies and would be permies, listen up! this is one of 26 free ebooks about permaculture and related topics available to download on this website, you just have create an account first (it's easy). With a U.K. bias but I'm sure anyone interested in permaculture will find something here. I've no links to the site BTW! just want to spread the knowledge around :-)

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WWII jumpsuits this is what women wore while working in factory's and other areas, while our proud men were in the Military

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Acknowledging women's role in the sustainable food movement

Patriotic Poster ★ Women's Land Army of the U.S. Crop Corps Recruitment Poster from 1943 World War II, Pitch in and Help! Join the Women's Land Army of the U.S. Crop Corps, text over a collage women with Women's Land Army armbands performing assorted farm

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Kannada News – Vijay Karnataka Android App - playslack.com , Welcome to the official Android app of the most trustworthy Kannada News Paper, Vijay Karnataka. Get up-to-date Kannada news from the most respected source of information in Karnataka, India and around the world. This app from Karnataka's proud Kannada News Paper gives you entire Karnataka News and allows you to go deep into the various sections so that your web experience can be replicated here, on the move.Features:* Get…