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Written on back with blue ballpoint pen: “Browns Berryfruit Farm.”

Penciled on back: “25. Raspberry picking on Browns Berryfruit Gardens, January 1958. From ‘Chronicle’ photograph (negative number unknown). Chronicle Supplement ‘81, P.59.”

Stamped on back with black ink: Horowhenua Historical Society. Acc. No. Date. 20/10/90

Seven unidentified young women pick raspberries at Brown’s Berryfruit Gardens, 1958.

The Chronicle 75th Jubilee Supplement of March 1981 named them as:

Pat Allington, Margaret Wilson, June Moody, Sandra Baker, Betty Davies, Junnette Snowsill and Margaret Hatfield.

It also said they were paid sixpence a pound for their efforts - the going rate in those days.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”

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Raspberry Pickers, Brown's Berryfruit Gardens, 1958

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