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World War I British working women postcards
MS 080  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: World War I British working women postcards
    Date (inclusive): circa 1914-1918
    Collection Number: MS 080
    Extent: 0.21 linear feet (1 box)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: The collection consists of 31 postcards with photographs of British women in their work uniforms during the First World War, when they were called to replace men in a variety of support and factory positions. Women on the postcards include members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), munitions workers for the National Projectile Factory, and submarine workers among others.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    This collection is unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections & University Archives regarding the availability of materials for research use.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright Unknown: Some material in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. World War I British working women postcards (MS 080). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased in 2020.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of 31 postcards with photographs of British women in their work uniforms during the First World War, when they were called to replace men in a variety of support and factory positions. Women on the postcards include members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), munitions workers for the National Projectile Factory, and submarine workers among others.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Women and war
    Women -- Employment -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
    World War, 1914-1918

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Photographic postcards