Sheffield pictures celebrate work of city's Buffer Girls and Women of Steel

These pictures from the Sheffield Archives are a celebration of Sheffield’s Buffer Girls and women steelworkers.

By Julia Armstrong
Monday, 7th June 2021, 1:28 pm

Women workers such as the Buffer Girls and dolliers were for decades part of the city’s once-thriving cutlery industry, whereas the Women of Steel celebrated in the statue outside the City Hall stepped in to to help the war effort in 1914-18 and 1939-45.

You can find these image on the Picture Sheffield website, To order copies, use the reference number in the caption.

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