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Source 5A shows female staff at Bishopton Munitions Factory being trained by Glasgow Fire Brigade.

Source 5B shows women war workers at Mavor and Coulson.

Sources 5A and 5B are photographs of women working in Scotland during the First World War.


1. What do the photographs tell us about the role of women during the First World War?

2. Why were women required to do these jobs?

3. How valuable are these sources as evidence of the reasons women were given the vote in 1918?
Glasgow City Archives, TD1431/2
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