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Children gathering potatoes in Prince Edward Island / Des enfants ramassant des pommes de terre à l'Île-du-Prince-Edouard, vers 1921. 

Date(s)

ca. 1921

Place

P.E.I.

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph ; 6.50 x 4.50 in.
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Nil
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative PA-043964
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
P-1-7-3
Other accession no.
1936-271 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: Canada. Dept. of Interior / Library and Archives Canada / PA-043964
Restrictions on use: Nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Photographer: Unknown.

Additional information

Photo was prepared by the Natural Resources Intelligence Service

According to the census of 1921, one third of the population was employed in agriculture. Children under 10 were frequently employed on vegetable and fruit farm

Here is a typical group of young children gathering the potato crop.

Described by the RECON project.

Series title
Natural Space / Espace naturel

Exhibitions note
On the Job / Au boulot; Eleanor Brown; National Archives of Canada; 2000.05 - 2001.01

Subject heading

1. AGRICULTURE - P.E.I. - TYPES - VEGETABLES - POTATOES.
2. Sports & Amusements - Children's Activities.

Government

Other system control no.

3360655