November 9, 1942

Mrs. Roosevelt Visits British War Industries

LONDON—First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt spent the past two days touring British war industries. She reports that in one airplane factory she toured, 23 percent of the workers are women. In another factory, a full 80 percent of the workers are women. Mrs. Roosevelt reflected, it “…seemed to me in many ways very like our factories at home where the women are gradually taking over in a great variety of departments.”

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