Natives work on construction and pursue agricultural activities in Italian Somaliland
Somalia Date:1940 Duration:3 min 6 sec Sound:Yes
Native workers fell trees and and clear land for an aqueducts in Italian Somaliland. They dig channels for the aqueducts, by hand. They employ farm machinery to prepare fields for crops and manually maintain channels in fields of crops for irrigation. They harvest papaya, bananas and tobacco. The tobacco is strung on lines to dry and then packed in wooden boxes. Natives pick cotton, which they carry back to an area for cleaning and packing into bales that are carried to a train depot by camels.
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