Photograph of a Landgirl operating a 6B Reaper Binder.

This image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded as Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. In 1930 it merged with Massey Harris's Australian operations to become H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd. In 1955, this company was in turn absorbed into the Massey-Ferguson global entity becoming Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Limited.

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Woman (Landgirl) operating Sunshine 6B Reaper Binder in England. "Great Britain has seen her efforts to increase the area of home-grown corn rewarded by one of the most magnificent crops of all time. Landgirls have been specially recruited to work on the farms, and their songs can be heard above the rattling of the tractors. THIS PHOTOGRAPH HAS BEEN PASSED BY THE CENSOR."

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Black and white photograph

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