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.”