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Cutting Down a Manila Plant

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Description: A Phillippine Islands boy is using a sharp tool to cut down a manila plant, while another young boy is supporting it.
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Removing Layers from Manila Plant

Date: 1910
Description: A boy removing layers from a manila plant in the Philippine Islands. Another boy is carrying parts of the stripped plant over his right shoulder.
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Removing Fiber from Manila Plant

Date: 1910
Description: A man pulls fiber from the leaves of a manila plant in the Philippine Islands. Other men look on over his shoulder, and a dwelling or other structure is in...
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Spreading Machine at Twine Mill

Date: 1910
Description: View of a spreading machine in an International Harvester twine mill, possibly at McCormick Works in Chicago. Fiber, possibly sisal, is piled on the floor...

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