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

P.E.I., ca. 1921

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Creator Unknown. pht
Title Children gathering potatoes in Prince Edward Island / Des enfants ramassant des pommes de terre à l'Île-du-Prince-Edouard, vers 1921.
Natural Space / Espace naturel
Published P.E.I., ca. 1921
Identifier 000003360655
Subject AGRICULTURE - P.E.I. - TYPES - VEGETABLES - POTATOES.
SPORTS & AMUSEMENTS - CHILDREN'S ACTIVIT.
Rights Credit: Canada. Dept. of Interior / Library and Archives Canada / PA-043964
Restrictions on use: Nil
Copyright: Expired
Notes 1 photograph ; 6.50 x 4.50 in.
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.
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