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City Girls Help Plant New Forest

Former city dwellers learn to plant young trees.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 25 | Year : 1949 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Pine tree plantation at Woodlands, NSW. Group of young women are shown how to plant seedlings by Mr Charles Foster. Two of the women carry containers of seedlings on their shoulder. Seedlings are planted in rows by the young women they then walk alongside Carribea pine forest. Machine used by the American Army in Australia during World War II to plant cabbages operates as a seedling planter. Women workers / co owners of plantation. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 25203 | 1 min 29 secs | 1940s | Woodlands, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |