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Search Aspect (George Cohen Sons )
Location - Leeds & District

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George Cohen Sons & Co. Ltd. , Town Street (Stanningley)
Black & White imageUndated. Here, a female employee of George Cohen, Sons & Co. Ltd, Town Street can be seen welding the tubular framework of a nacelle for an Anson aircraft. She wears safety goggles, an overall, a leather apron and trousers as she undertakes this traditionally male occupation, women became "skilled and reliable workforce" nationwide during World War 2.
[internal reference; 20051213_160135:N L4B Cohen folder 12]
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George Cohen Sons & Co. Ltd. , Town Street (Stanningley)
Black & White imageUndated. Two women can be seen fixing the instrument bulkhead to the nacelle for and Anson aircraft. They are wartime employees of George Cohen, Sons & Co. Ltd. in Town Street.
[internal reference; 20051213_160136:N L4B Cohen folder 11]
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George Cohen Sons & Co. Ltd. , Town Street (Stanningley) (3 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows a large group of men and women engaged in mounting engines for Anson aircraft on nacelles. It demonstrates what was happening nationwide during the Second World War - the increasing importance of the role of women in engineering and other traditionally male occupations. This war-work was in operation at George Cohen Sons & Co. Ltd. in Town Street.
[internal reference; 20051213_160137:N L4B Cohen folder 10]
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George Cohen Sons & Co. Ltd. , Town Street (Stanningley)
Black & White imageUndated. Women workers at George Cohen, Sons & Co. Ltd, in Town Street, are clad in overalls and leather aprons as they undertake War-time work. This is a corner of the tungsten carbide tip reclamations shop.
[internal reference; 20051213_160138:N L4B Cohen folder 8]
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George Cohen Sons & Co. Ltd. , Town Street (Stanningley)
Black & White imageUndated. A woman in overalls is slitting tungsten carbide tips, an extremely hard metal requiring the use of diamond slitting wheels. The image dates from the 1940's during war time at George Cohen, Sons & Co. Ltd. in Town Street. Much of the work carried out here at this time was for the war effort.
[internal reference; 20051213_160139:N L4B Cohen folder 7]