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Swamp clearing 1900’s style

Jan 18th, 2013 | By

Hamilton Libraries Perry Rice starts the new year with a look at farm life from a century ago. Far from his home in Wellington, the intrepid photographer SC Smith took this photo of a farmer/farm worker near Piako Road around 1909. We have many other SC Smith photos in our collection as does the Cambridge

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