Collection: LUA: University of Leeds Archive

Archive File icon Archive File: University of Leeds: War Work, 1914-1916

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Title: University of Leeds: War Work, 1914-1916

Level: File 

Classmark: LUA/PHC/012/28

Size and medium: 1 album containing 64 b/w photographs, 2 copy photographs (loose), 7 negatives (loose)

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/4676 

Collection group(s): University Archive

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(1) Economy on the Lawn; Potatoes growing in flower beds, at the University Farm(2) Training of women for farm work: hoeing turnips (and 1 negative - loose); yoking a horse(3) Feeding calves; slashing hedges(4) Getting in vetches for calves; cleaning mangels(5) 100 University women classifying national registration forms (and 1 negative - loose); University students in a munitions factory(6) University students in the Research Laboratory of an explosives factory(7) Manufacture of novocaine(8) Manufacture of chloramine T(8) Manufacture of chloramine T: filtering of the pure product; making of chloramine antiseptic gauzes(9) Extracting toluene from coal tar gas; apparatus for testing high explosives(10) Testing stays for aeroplanes; apparatus for testing Khaki cloth (and 2 mounted copy photographs, and 2 negatives - loose)(11) Different types of cloth samples tested for the British & Allied Governments(12) A new method for making picric acid; preparing culture media for use in Military Hospitals(13) Tanning leather by the Chrome process in 16 hours(14) Military Training: commissioned officers of the O.T.C.; a group of officers gazetted from the O.T.C.(15) Bayonet practice(16) Bayonet practice(17) Bayonet practice (and 1 negative - loose); a surveying class using a prismatic compass(18) Field work: map reading; marching by compass(19) Care of the feet: a foot parade; necessary attention after a route march(20) Under canvas: the guard at headquarters; at camp at Bolton Abbey(21) Folding coats; cleaning buttons(22) N.C.O.'s (non-commissioned officers); kitchen staff at work(23) Signalling: a signalling parade; a signalling parade at camp (and 1 negative - loose)(24) Signalling: a transmitting station; a receiving station(25) Signalling: long distance signalling; the buzzer(26) Physical training(27) A constructive bomb: bomb used for throwing out wire entanglements; firing the bomb (and 1 negative - loose)(28) The inventor [of the wire entanglements bomb]; sighting the rifle(29) Musketry instruction

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