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.
Date Culture in Iraq by the United States Department of Agriculture. Local man climbing palm tree to get the ripe Sayer variety of dates from the palms in Mesopotamia, Iraq. Dates purchased from the natives are transported from the gardens by boat.
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.
Arab women in shed grade and pack the dates. Roller slides used for moving date boxes. Testing machine for packing seeded dates. Dates are pressed into a solid pack with the help of another date press. Nailing tops on boxes. Workers give expression to their gaiety in an Arab war dance.
Workers on camels transport dates to Persia and Arabian Desert. Arab local lifting water from 'charad' (a native water lift) with the help of a cow. Workers cultivate date garden and cut date offshoots in Basra. Packing offshoots for shipment to the United States Department of Agriculture.
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