MAKING SHOES FOR THE WRENS: THE MANUFACTURE OF FOOTWEAR FOR THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE AT A FACTORY IN THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND, UK, 1944
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A member of the Women's Royal Naval Service watches a shoemaker at work in a factory, somewhere in the Midlands. The original caption states that this particular part of the manufacturing process is know as 'bottom levelling', whereby various layers of stitching and a great deal of pressure are required to level off the sole. Behind the Wren, a stack of waiting shoes is clearly visible. In the background, various other men can be seen at work on the factory floor.