Title: Young washerwomen of the Cold Ash Industrial School
Date: Around 1914
Location: Hill House Home For Girls, Cold Ash
Creator: Unknown, taken from Our Waifs and Strays December 1914, page 488
Many of the Society's children's homes were run as industrial schools, providing training for impoverished children. Boys learnt skills in trades like woodwork and gardening, whereas the girls were taught subjects such as housework and needlework.
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