|Place||Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne|
|Object type||Black & white - Film polyester negative|
|Date made||c 1944|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Melbourne, Vic. Women employees at the Smith & Searle's factory operate machines to make parts ...
Melbourne, Vic. Women employees at the Smith & Searle's factory operate machines to make parts for various munitions projects and for fruit canning machinery. The factory was owned, managed and operated by women with only one male employed to do heavy lifting and odd jobs, such as making the tea. (This image appears on page 209 of the album presented to Dr Edith Summerskill housed in the AWM Archive Store)