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Canadian Women's Army Corps operating the telephone switchboard at Canadian Military Headquarters, London, 1945. #vintage #WW2 #1940s

28 Amazing Vintage Photographs That Capture Telephone Switchboard Operators at Work from the Past

An American nurse in Australia (November 1942). Her expression, hairstyle, body language, and the jaunty angle of her cap combine to project a remarkably contemporary look and feel.

Grandmother died last week, she was a naval nurse. These are some pictures from WWII. (Album in comments.)

Naval Nurse sends love & kisses from Australia,

Southwestern Bell Telephone switchboard. Yep, one could be me but was young and had long blonde hair so I don't see me.

Southwestern Bell Telephone switchboard (late early In the period after World War II telephones and dial service became a priority for the nation as the telephone system became the primary way to connect people for social networking.

Dock workers give the thumbs up and V signs as they lunch on American canned meat at a London Dockworkers Canteen, London, 1941.

Dock workers give the thumbs up and V signs as they lunch on American canned meat at a London Dockworkers Canteen, London,

Group of female workers enjoying a break from their work of packing crates of 25-pounder field gun cases at a munitions plant     March 1941

Group of female workers enjoying a break from their work of packing crates of field gun cases at a munitions plant (prob. Robert Mitchell Co.

Boeing aircraft factory girl Marguerite Kershner having lunch - 1942. Photo by: J. R. Eyerman

Boeing aircraft factory girl Marguerite Kershner having lunch, 1942

Canadian soldiers and members of the Canadian Women's Army Corps (C.W.A.C.) buying flags to wave in V-E Day celebrations, London, England, 8 May 1945.

Canadian soldiers and members of the Canadian Women's Army Corps (C.) buying flags to wave in V-E Day celebrations, London, England, 8 May 1945 ~

Original caption: "A small black boy carrying his luggage as he left London for the country with a party of other evacuees on 5 July 1940".

A small black boy carrying his luggage as he left London for the country with a party of other evacuees, 1940

70 years ago: Historic VE Day celebration photos-Pat Burgess of Palmers Green, North London, waves a newspaper containing the news of Germany's surrender in World War II.

On May the Nazi-controlled German army surrendered and ended World War II in Europe. Within 24 hours, everyone across the globe celebrated Victory in Europe Day.

An American GI shows a British boy how to play baseball.

American soldiers teaching British children how to play baseball, Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

Woman recording her vote in first election in which women were allowed to vote. Location: United Kingdom Date taken: October 1918

Woman recording her vote in first election women allowed to vote in, w. women supervisors and clerks employed for time. Location: United Kingdom Date taken: October 1918

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