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St Nathaniel's, Platt Bridge   Views: 1004
Womens Class 1926   Comments: 9
Photo: RON HUNT   Item #: 29348  
 
Womens Class 1926

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  Walking day 1926  

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Comments by Albert., 13th May 2017  
An era of real poverty, and deprivation.

Comments by Veronica, 13th May 2017  
And yet they are quite smart in that fashion of the day Albert and have 'scrubbed up' very well. Salt of the earth women with a lifetime of 'making do' past,present and future -a war behind them,the Depression and the next war to come.

Comments by Josh, 13th May 2017  
I agree they are fashionably dressed and the men are also very smartly turned out. A really interesting photo.

Comments by Sam h, 14th May 2017  
Women had it a lot harder than us men in those days and perhaps nowadays as well,we would be lost without them.

Comments by Veronica, 14th May 2017  
It makes my blood curdle what men endured in war and the work they did down the pit Sam! Both men and women were made of sterner stuff in those generations as we all know.

Comments by Albert., 14th May 2017  
Sam h. Very diplomatic sentiments.

Comments by Sam h, 15th May 2017  
Veronica, i was by no means putting a slant on anyone ,male or female I to worked down the mines until they closed I was then a hod carrier until I was 55 It's just that I feel that mothers with there large family's had a hard task especially in years gone by.

Comments by Veronica, 15th May 2017  
I know what you meant Sam - and I agree with you.

Comments by Josh, 16th May 2017  
I'm sure someone will put me right if I'm wrong, but my guess this is Liverpool Road and the sign for the Daily Sketch is in Stephen Street, with present day McDonalds on the other side of the road.

 
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