Bagging potatoes, Manor Farm, Wall

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Date:29th of April 1947

Description:Women's Land Army girls bagging potatoes from a clamp at W.W. and W.J. Ryman's farm, Manor Farm, Wall, near Lichfield. Allthough World War II ended in 1945, there was still a shortage of labour in agriculture and the Women's Land Army was not disbanded until 21st October 1949. This photograph was one of a number commissioned from Gerald McCann by Women's Land Army Recruiting Services in 1947.

Photographer: Gerald McCann of High Street, Uttoxeter.

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Creators: Mr Gerald McCann - Creator

Image courtesy of: Mrs G.S. McCann

Donor ref:P76.041.03542 (37/43235)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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