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Factory guides, late 1930s
Factory guides, late 1930s
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Brief Description: Factory tour guides outside the office entrance in King's Road
Subject Date: Late 1930s
Full Description: Trained women factory guides were first introduced in 1919. They were originally known as 'Lady Guides' and were chosen if they were 'Women of intelligence and good education'. When not working as guides they would work in the factory offices. Shorthand and typing were necessary qualifications.
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Biscuit Factory, King's Road, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 11.5cm, Width: 16.0cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, working life, portrait, building
Content Type: photograph
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.130.224
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_130_224~1_270-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
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