Footage of the women workers doing a variety of traditionally male jobs. USA.
American WAAC's now undertake all tasks to fill the gap in industrial life. United States of America.
World War One . Good footage of WAAC's (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) in USA; shown at a variety of traditionally male jobs. Opens with shot from slightly raised pos. of women workers on top of a roof; patching. Then ground level shot of some woman putting new boards at the bottom of the house while others climb ladders to the roof; and a little dog watches.
CU woman sawing. Women standing on scaffolding and painting a building; pan up to woman standing high up on ladder; painting a Red Cross symbol on the wall. Next; shot of women using brushes to spread paste on wallpaper. Cool shot looking alongside train; as women set ladders up against the train cars; climb up and wash windows. (They even do windows!) Women's war work; home front; carpentry; construction.