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Women workers in the sugar industry

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The bagging department at Tate & Lyle.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2833
Description: The bagging department at Tate & Lyle, with women stitching bags together on sewing machines. In the background all the finished bags are stored, ready to be filled with sugar.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1946
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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