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Browsing items in: Woman's Land Army of America 1918-1923 - Montgomery County Historical Society

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    • "Farmerette" driving a team of two draft horses across Montgomery County, Maryland farm...

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Agriculture--United States; Coveralls; Draft horses--United States--History--Pictorial works; Horse-drawn vehicles--United States--History--Pictorial works; Montgomery County (Md.)--History--20th century--Sources; Women's clothing--United...
    • Photograph of a World War I "farmerette" in the Woman's Land Army of America, driving a team of two draft horses across a Montgomery County, Maryland farm field about 1918. Dressed in bib overalls (which the original cataloger referred to as...
    • "Farmerette" holding bowl of greens at Montgomery County, Maryland farm, circa 1918

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Agriculture--United States; Coveralls; Montgomery County (Md.)--History--20th century--Sources; Women's clothing--United States--Pictorial works; Women's Land Army of America--History; World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects--United States; World...
    • Photograph of a World War I "farmerette" in the Woman's Land Army of America, standing in the field and holding a bowl of greens in her gloved hands. Wearing a knit cap, she is dressed in bib overalls and a work shirt. In the background are...
    • "Farmerette" Janet (left) and Susan (right) Ransome of Washington, D.C. working on...

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Agriculture--United States; Montgomery County (Md.)--History--20th century--Sources; Women's Land Army of America--History; Women's clothing--United States--Pictorial works; World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects--United States; World War,...
    • Photograph of three World War I "farmerettes" in the Woman's Land Army of America, working on a wooden panel on a Rockville, Maryland farm about 1918. The young woman on the left is Janet Ransome; the young woman on the right is Susan Ransome; the...
    • "Farmerette" Miss Emily Browne of Huntington, Pennsylvania, riding draft horse at...

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Agriculture--United States; Coveralls; Draft horses--United States--History--Pictorial works; Montgomery County (Md.)--History--20th century--Sources; Women's Land Army of America--History; World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects--United States;...
    • Photograph of World War I "farmerette" Miss Emily Browne of Huntington, Pennsylvania, in the Woman's Land Army of America, riding a draft horse on a Rockville, Maryland farm about 1918. Emily is "one of the 15 college students who have given over...
    • "Farmerette" Miss Jane McIlheney of Washington, D.C., grappling with young calf on...

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Agriculture--United States; Coveralls; Dairy cattle; Hats; Montgomery County (Md.)--History--20th century--Sources; Women's clothing--United States--Pictorial works; Women's Land Army of America--History; World War, 1914-1918--Economic...
    • Photograph of World War I "farmerette" Miss Jane McIlheney of Washington, D.C., in the Woman's Land Army of America, grappling with a young calf on a Rockville, Maryland farm about 1918. Wearing bib overalls, a bucket hat, and half-sleeve work...
    • "Farmerette" Miss Jane McIlheney of Washington, D.C., standing at trellised gate on...

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Agriculture--United States; Coveralls; Hats; Montgomery County (Md.)--History--20th century--Sources; Women's clothing--United States--Pictorial works; Women's Land Army of America--History; World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects--United States;...
    • Photograph of World War I "farmerette" Miss Jane McIlheney of Washington, D.C., in the Woman's Land Army of America, standing at a large trellised wooden gate on a Rockville, Maryland farm about 1918. Wearing bib overalls, she smiles at the camera...
    • "Farmerettes" bringing in fully loaded hay wagon pulled by four draft horses on...

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Agriculture--United States; Coveralls; Draft horses--United States--History--Pictorial works; Horse-drawn vehicles--United States--History--Pictorial works; Montgomery County (Md.)--History--20th century--Sources; Women's clothing--United...
    • Photograph of World War I "farmerettes" in the Woman's Land Army of America, bringing in horse-drawn wagon loaded with hay on a Rockville, Maryland farm about 1918. One farmerette walks beside the lead horse guiding him, while two young women ride...
    • "Farmerettes" working on horse-drawn wagon pulling hay-loading machine on Montgomery...

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Agriculture--United States; Coveralls; Draft horses--United States--History--Pictorial works; Horse-drawn vehicles--United States--History--Pictorial works; Montgomery County (Md.)--History--20th century--Sources; Women's clothing--United...
    • Photograph of World War I "farmerettes" in the Woman's Land Army of America, working on a horse-drawn wagon pulling a hay-loading machine on a Montgomery County, Maryland farm about 1918. Farmerettes here work side by side with male farm workers to...
    • By-laws of Farmerettes Club of District of Columbia, circa 1918

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Farmerettes Club of District of Columbia--By-laws; United States--History--1913-1921; Women--United States--Societies and clubs;
    • Two-page typewritten document created about 1918 of the by-laws of the Farmerettes Club of the District of Columbia, which became the District of Columbia Division Woman's Land Army of America.
    • Constitution of Farmerettes Club of District of Columbia, circa 1918

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Farmerettes Club of District of Columbia--Constitution; United States--History--1913-1921; Women--United States--Societies and clubs;
    • Two-page typewritten document created about 1918 of the constitution of the Farmerettes Club of the District of Columbia, which later became the District of Columbia Division Woman's Land Army of America.
    • Expenditures for Fort Foote contingent of Woman's Land Army of America, May 18 to June 5, 1918

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Montgomery County (Md.)--History--20th century--Sources; Women in agriculture--United States--History--20th century; Women's Land Army of America--History; World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects--United States; World War, 1914-1918--Participation,...
    • Handwritten list of expenditures for the Fort Foote contingent of the District of Columbia Division Woman's Land Army of America for emergency work done for George Thorne of Montgomery County, Maryland from May 18 to June 5, 1918.
    • Farmerette, Vol. 1, no. 2, Jan. 1919

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • United States--History--1913-1921; United States. Department of Labor; Women in agriculture--United States--History--20th century; Women--United States--Periodicals; Women--United States--Societies and clubs--Periodicals; Women's Land Army of...
    • Four-page publication titled The Farmerette, a newsletter "published in January of 1919 as volume 1, number 2, by and for the Land Workers of the W.L.A.A. [Woman's Land Army of America]." In this publication, Mrs. Wm. H. Hubert (Dorothy Nicoll...
    • Farmerette, Vol. 1, no. 3, Jan. 1919

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • United States--History--1913-1921; United States. Department of Labor; Women in agriculture--United States--History--20th century; Women--United States--Periodicals; Women--United States--Societies and clubs--Periodicals; Women's Land Army of...
    • Four-page publication titled The Farmerette, a newsletter "published in January of 1919 as volume 1, number 3, by and for the Land Workers of the W. L. A. A. [Woman's Land Army of America]." This publication features an article on the first Annual...
    • Hugh Findlay's observations about women's capacity for farm labor, circa 1918

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Agriculture--United States; Women in agriculture--United States--History--20th century; Women's Land Army of America--History;
    • Two-page report titled "Things Mr. Findlay has observed among the many things women can do" written about 1918 by Agricultural Department expert Hugh Findlay of his observations concerning women's capacity to perform farm labor. Mr. Findlay taught...
    • Letter from Paul R. Reynolds, April 19, 1919

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Theater; Theatrical agents; Tompkins, Juliet Wilbor, 1871-1956; Women's Land Army of America--History;
    • Letter dated April 19, 1919 from literary agent Paul R. Reynolds to the Woman's Land Army of America New York City office at 19 W. 44th Street concerning the use of the Juliet Wilbor Tompkins (Mrs. Pottle) play titled The Two Benjamins.
    • Letter from Willis L. Moore, September 21, 1918

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Employment references; Montgomery County (Md.)--History--20th century--Sources; Women's Land Army of America--History; World War, 1914-1918--Participation, Female;
    • Letter dated September 21, 1918 written from Willis L. Moore, a farmer living in Rockville, Maryland, "to whom it may concern". In this letter, Mr. Moore praises the work, attitude, and abilities of "farmerette" Susan Ransome who as a member of the...
    • Letter to Susan Ransome, June 26, 1918

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Montgomery County (Md.)--History--20th century--Sources; Fry, Susan Clarkson Ransome, 1902- --Correspondence; United States--History--1913-1921; Women in agriculture--United States--History--20th century; Women's Land Army of America--History;...
    • Letter dated June 26, 1918 from an "admirer and friend" at the Treasury Department, Bureau of War Risk Insurance, Washington, D.C., to Susan B. Ransome, a "farmerette" in the District of Columbia Division Woman's Land Army of America, who at the...
    • Letter: Amy C. Ransome Chairman, D. C. Division Woman's Land Army of America, to D. Appleton...

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Findlay, Hugh, 1879-1950; Women in agriculture--United States--History--20th century; Women's Land Army of America--History;
    • Undated letter typed about 1919 from the Chairman, who at the time was Amy C. Ransome, District of Columbia Division Woman's Land Army of America to D. Appleton & Co., publishers of Hugh Findlay's upcoming book titled The Handbook for Practical...
    • Letter: Amy C. Ransome to Miss Marie Baker, April 15, 1919

    • Montgomery County Historical Society Library, Women's Land Army Collection;
    • Fund raising; Theater; Tompkins, Juliet Wilbor, 1871-1956; Women's Land Army of America--History;
    • Letter dated April 15, 1919 from the Amy C. Ransome, Chairman, District of Columbia Division Woman's Land Army of America (W.L.A.A.), to Miss Marie Baker, The Lenox, 1523 L Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. This letter discusses event venues and the...

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