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This small 'posterette' encouraged young women (from 17 years of age) to join the Women's Land Service (WLS). The woman is wearing a standrd issue working hat, shirt and overalls, and happily drives a tractor while waving her hand in the victory sign. This poster was displayed in 225 railway stations throughtout New Zealand.The WLS was the largest of the women's war services, with 2,711 'land girls' placed on farms. Hundreds of women also served unofficially on family land.From the archive of 'C E Warburton'.

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2008Pa_WARBURTON-S2_EPH_1580
Title
'Join the Women's Land Service' poster
Relation
CA: C E Warburton, Series 2
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Community Archives
Archive
C. E. Warburton Papers

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Palmerston North
Date
October 1943

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Palmerston North City Library

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