Red Cross Uniform: 1914-1918, English, cotton chambray, starched cotton apron, red woolen cross on big, white cotton armband and white cotton cap. "First World War volunteer nurse's uniform. Worn by Kathleen Falls who initially worked as a nurse at Torbay Hospital and subsequently studied for a qualification in pharmacy, receiving her certificate in 1917."
A group of women workers at the British Oil Cake Company, Manchester take a tea break. Leisure opportunities such as this for women during working hours became increasingly limited as war progressed and placed a great strain on their endurance. WWI