Electrical Association for Women Plays

The EAW educated women about electricity, acted as an advisory body and encouraged women to be consumers of electrical apparatus. The IET Archives holds extensive records relating to the EAW.

Front cover of Watts in a Home EAW play explaining domestic electricity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Electrical Association for Women produced a number of pamphlets and plays which described the workings of electrical apparatus and the phenomenon of electricity in layman's terms for readers to understand this new concept. The overall aim was to educate people and to promote electricity as a means of helping women in the home.

 

Page from The Rays a play explaining the phenomenon of electricity