Prototypes and Experiments

Women’s Liberation

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In 1932 women could not vote in France. They wouldn’t get that right until 1944. What they could do it test fire-proof suits as Mademoiselle Suzanne Piget demonstrates.

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[Image Credits: Bibliothèque Nationale de France]

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