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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of women working on a fruit farm in 1916.

  • Description

    Women working on farm in 1916 - location of events unknown.

    Opens with shot of 4 women - land girls? - hoeing rows in a field. Man walks up from behind and says something to one of them. Women raking, turning over soil around tiny fruit trees. Then women (wearing overalls) stand at a trellis, training vines. The ever-present supervisor comes up to give directions. Woman operating a pump, the man walks up, does something to the pump and walks on. Pan to man watching as a woman sprays trees from a hose attached to the pump; another woman does same.

    Agriculture; women; labour.

    G375A

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1848.31
    Media URN:
    71244
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:40:00 / 01:40:45:00
    Canister:
    ON 009 D

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