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A Fine University for Women Engineers: a Scottish munitions factory in World War I

Clarsen, Georgine

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In a tiny village in south-west Scotland, a model factory was established during World War I, not just to produce munitions 'for the duration', but with the expressed intention of continuing as 'a fine university for women engineers'. In an attempt to keep the enterprise going after the War, the factory was converted to the manufacture of motor cars. The Galloway - 'a car made by ladies for others of their sex' - was the result. This article considers the factory as a focal point for a network...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/88649
Source: Womens History Review
DOI: 10.1080/09612020300200363

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