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Women's work in WW2

Women's work in WW2

The vital work done by over seven million women during World War II.

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Women's work in WW2

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Women in WW2

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First gay rights demonstration

First gay rights demonstration

The first gay rights demonstration in Britain took place in Highbury Fields when about 150 members of the Gay Liberation Front held a torchlight rally against police harassment. Louis Eakes of the ...

Event, Gender Issues

1 memorial
Sir Noel Coward

Sir Noel Coward

Actor, playwright, composer, film director, author, singer. Born Helmsdale, 5 Waldegrave Road, Teddington. Died at home in Jamaica, where he was buried. Plays include: 'Private Lives' and 'Blithe ...

Person, Cinema, Gender Issues, Music / songs, Seriously Famous, Theatre, Jamaica

3 memorials
Elsie Inglis

Elsie Inglis

Elsie Maud Inglis was an innovative doctor, pioneering surgeon, inspiring teacher, suffragist, and founder of the Scottish Women's Hospitals. Member of Women’s Liberal Federation and Federation of ...

Person, Gender Issues, Medicine, India, Scotland, Serbia

1 memorial
Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley

American writer who was the first African-American author of a published book of poetry. Her name can also be given as Phillis Wheatley Peters or Phyllis or Wheatly. Born in West Africa, she was s...

Person, Gender Issues, Poetry, Race Issues, Africa, USA

1 memorial
Sarah Reddish

Sarah Reddish

Sarah Reddish was a Bolton-based trade unionist and suffragette, who was active in the cooperative movement. A supporter of women running for local elections as a springboard to gaining national vo...

Person, Gender Issues, Politics & Administration

1 memorial