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[Chopping up maize stalks for compost], 1940 - 1949

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/331

Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Having seen the advantages of manuring many Africans are producing their own compost. This boy is chopping up maize stalks, which will be trampled and rendered into useful compost in the cattle boma [enclosure]. A few years agp[sic] it was the parctic[sic] to burn the stalks or feed them to their cattle'.

Dates

  • 1940 - 1949

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Former / Other Reference

K.10464

General

SG.

Date information

DateText: Dated '1940s' in the original typescript catalogue..

Finding aid date

2003-11-13 14:08:21+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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