Chelsea War Refugees Fund Booklet 2

Chelsea War Refugees' fund booklet, 1918-1920.The booklet lists work done, including the provision of housing, clothing and maintenance for the Belgian refugees. It also notes the industries organised and supported by the fund including the making of surgical dressings, military shirts, sock knitting and dressmaking. These industries gave employment to many Belgian women, who were paid for their work whilst their children were cared for and fed. Image Courtesy of Queen Mary University of London Archives.

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