Women made vital contributions to the war effort across the region on active service and fighting on the home front. Find out more about their crucial roles and experiences during the First World War which challenged stereotypes and proved vital to the war effort.
FIRST WORLD WAR WOMEN OF NORFOLK
Thousands of women’s lives were completely transformed during the First World War, proving their strength and bravery were essential to the war effort.
For this strand of the project, volunteers uncover the stories of Norfolk women working with Norfolk Libraries, Norfolk Record Office, Norfolk Heritage Centre and other museums and collections in Norfolk.
EXPLORE THE HISTORY
Thousands of Norfolk women had their lives completely transformed during the First World War. This strand of the project reveals the changing roles and perceptions of women in society, exploring their roles in work, politics and the formation of female-led organisations such as the Women's Institute. More information to come in February 2019.