Tourism - Life Girls - Brighton
Three of Brighton's Life Girls practising on the beach (l-r) Diana Chitty, 16, of Hollingdean, a pupil of Varndean School; Pam Blyth, 16, of Agnes Street, Brighton, who is a hairdresser; and Elizabeth Caplin, 23, of Rock Street, Brighton. Brighton will be the first resort in England to have Life Girls on the beach this summer. A team of six unpaid volunteers, all members of the Brighton Swimming Club and all holders of the Royal Life Saving Society's bronze medallion, will be on duty each weekend from Saturday, May 26 until the end of the August. They will help keep safe swimmers between the Palace and West piers, sharing duties with qualified life-saving male members of the Brighton Swimming Club. *Scan from print. Hi-res version available on request.
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LAND GIRLS : 1946
31/3/46: THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY.: Land Girls in London to attend a meeting at Caxton Hall, Westminster to plead for equal pay for men and women land workers. Picture shows Renee Millington (left) of Hereford, Secretary and Joyce Sancho (right) of Wales, Chairman, discuss the Land Girls National Charter with a group of W.L.A. members outside Caxton Hall.
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Industry - O.W.S Hodgkinson and Co. Paper Makers - Wookey Hole
Iris Wells demonstrating the strength of an ordinary piece of paper at O.W.S Hodgkinson and Co., a paper making firm in Wookey Hole, Somerset. Machine made paper is not capable of supporting the weight of a person, but handmade paper, still produced by craftsmen, has the requisite strength.
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