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Women at a grain mill
Women at a grain mill
Four women working in a local gasoline-powered mill. Grain sacks lie around including one in a bamboo basket -- called a doko -- by the window.
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Gasoline-powered grain mill
Gasoline-powered grain mill
A gasoline-powered grain mill seen en route from Naudanda to Birethanti, Nepal. A man, probably the mill-runner, is sitting at the other end of the machine, with a patterned dhaka cap worn askew on his head. Machine powered mills are evidence of modernization...
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A woman milling corn flour
A woman milling corn flour
On the trail between Ghorepaani and Taatopaani, Nepal, a woman sits in front of a water mill. Grain is poured into the top of the mill and ground at the bottom between the stone disks. These mills are run by directing a volume of water on a shaft which propels...
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Small-town businesses, 1903
In North Carolina in the New South, page 2.10
In North Carolina History: A Sampler, page 9.5
Excerpts from The North Carolina Year Book and Business Directory, 1903, for the towns of Jefferson and Washington. Includes historical commentary.
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Commentary and sidebar notes by L. Maren Wood.