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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: Irrigation by the ditch and lateral method of a crop of potatoes on the Pre-Development Farm. July 1953 [PFRA - Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration. The farm was desgined to demonstrate irrigation technology to assist farmers in their transition to irrigated agriculture. The farm was in operation from 1949 to 1986] The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: Irrigation by the ditch and lateral method of a crop of potatoes on the Pre-Development Farm. July 1953 [PFRA - Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration. The farm was desgined to demonstrate irrigation technology to assist farmers in their transition to irrigated agriculture. The farm was in operation from 1949 to 1986] July 1, 1953, transparent
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July 1, 1953
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Scanned from a print, and later selected by the National Gallery for its Cutline exhibition
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Irrigation by the ditch and lateral method of a crop of potatoes on the Pre-Development Farm. July 1953 [PFRA - Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration. The farm was desgined to demonstrate irrigation technology to assist farmers in their transition to irrigated agriculture. The farm was in operation from 1949 to 1986]
Unknown Photographer / Canada Dept of Agriculture PFRA
65 YEARS AGOIN NEWS
Louis St. Laurent was Prime Minister
The Liberals were in power
Harry S. Truman finished his term and Dwight D. Eisenhower became President

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