Over by Christmas: Dec. 18

Mary Francis Billington one of the first women to report on the War overcame a great deal of prejudice from her male colleagues. She often wrote about the work of volunteer nurses at the front.

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Photograph from The Girl’s Own Annual, v. 38, 1916. University of Liverpool Library: JUV.573

Over by Christmas. December 18. See the 2014 Advent calendar on the SC&A website.