Workers harvest the Zaheedy variety of dates with the help of trays and pick fruits from bunches. They pack Kustaway dates into date leaves sack at Bacuba, Baghdad. Workman trim old leaf stub at Beled Ruz, Baghdad. Worker pick small lots of fresh dates in basket for immediate consumption.
View near entrance to the Mandali village, Baghdad. Workers transport dates from garden to the village. Locals make bags from date leaf pinnae. Blind worker sews the plaited stripes together to form bags.
A radio transmission tower and a statue in Baghdad, Iraq. A radio transmission tower outside Baghdad. A transmission headquarters building. A vehicle moves away from the building. Equestrian statue of King Faisal I of Iraq, in King Faisal Square, at the end of Haifa street, Baghdad, Iraq
Loading packed date boxes on native boat for transportation to steamer and further to New York. One progressive exporting company experiments in adaptation of Arab labor to modern machinery and factory procedures in Basrah, Iraq. View of the Tigris River near Baghdad.
United States MAAG (Military Assistance Advisory Group) and military mission in Baghdad, Iraq Administrative activities at MAAG office building of Baghdad. Major D.L. Price checks papers brought by his subordinate. Aerial view of Baghdad city and the Tigris River. Aerial view of the ruins of Ctesiphon in Salman Pak (30 Km south of Baghdad).
A market place and a street in Baghdad, Iraq. A copperware shop at a market place. Two American women looking at copperware articles in the shop. One of the women holding a jug and the other holding a plate talk to the shopkeeper. Several men behind the shopkeeper watching the women. View of a native street in Baghdad. Children standing in front of shops lining a street. Men walking about in the street. A man on a horseback moves through the street. A soldier walking through the street.