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Photograph of Arbor Day, 1909

Brief description

A black and white photograph of the 1909 Arbor day, celebrated in the February month in the early years of the Garden City. The location of this event is not known, dates to 1909.

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Crowds are gathered around Rider Haggard, a children's author, wearing a bowler hat. He can be seen planting a tree. He also holds a spade and is looking towards the camera.

Content activity

tree planting

Content event

Arbor Day
image LBM2361

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