On their own - Britain's child migrants

Scythe, sickle and mattock 1930s-40s

traditional agricultural equipment

Fairbridge Farm Schools were virtually self-sufficient with a dairy, bakery, vegetable garden, poultry, sheep and cattle. These tools used by the children capture the essence of life at Fairbridge – hard physical labour on an isolated agricultural property.

ANMM Collection. Gift from Peter Bennett

 

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