War work at Lotus Ltd, Stafford

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Date:January 1941

Description:A woman worker weighing munitions shells on scales. On the noticeboard on the wall is a poster with the message "Lotus shells 'not shoes' are best for Jerry".

From album of photographs of Lotus Ltd. shoe factory, Sandon Road, Stafford taken by Oswald Wild for 'Fortune' magazine, January 1941.


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Lasting Room, Lotus Ltd, Stafford
Lasting Room, Lotus Ltd, Stafford

The lasting or making room at Lotus Ltd., Sandon Road, Stafford. This department ...

War work at Lotus Ltd, Stafford
War work at Lotus Ltd, Stafford

A large pyramid shaped stack of munitions shells with woman using machine in background ...

Lotus Ltd. Christmas Card, Stafford
Lotus Ltd. Christmas Card, Stafford

A Christmas card sent by Lotus Ltd., boot and shoe manufacturers, to its employees, ...

Lotus shoes sales catalogue
Lotus shoes sales catalogue

A page from a sales catalogue depicting eight different styles of women's shoes ...

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Donor ref:P2006.014.0074 (37/46019)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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