ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WORKS GOES TO WAR, ENGLAND, 1942
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A view of women at work at rows of benches in the cartridge fuse shop at this electrical engineering works, somewhere in the Midlands. Girls start work at this factory as soon as they leave school, and the average age is 16. According to the original caption, 9 months before this photograph was taken, this works was a shoe factory. Cartridge fuses are made for incorporation in fuse gear used for the protection of electrical apparatus against excess current.