Story: Rural workers

Agricultural lecture

Agricultural lecture

Returned servicemen attend a lecture at Lincoln College in Canterbury in June 1948. The men were on a 10-week course. Upon completing it they were eligible for a government scheme which settled them on the land as farmers.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand Free Lance Collection (PAColl-0785)
Reference: PAColl-8602-56
Photograph by William George Weigel

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Carl Walrond, 'Rural workers - Changes in the rural sector', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 May 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008