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Rushing aid to Albanians: Trusty bullock carts are the sole means of "rushing" aid to pestilence spots in the Albanian mountains, A.R.C. workers have found. Scores of little villages are reached by roadways that no motor truck should negotiate. Slow, patient, and wonderfully strong, these huge water buffalo pull the entire load of a heavy cart by means of a yoke which throws all the weight on their necks. The driver guides them with a short stick and a picturesque vocabulary

Rushing aid to Albanians: Trusty bullock carts are the sole means of "rushing" aid to pestilence spots in the Albanian mountains, A.R.C. workers have found. Scores of little villages are reached by roadways that no motor truck should negotiate. Slow, patient, and wonderfully strong, these huge water buffalo pull the entire load of a heavy cart by means of a yoke which throws all the weight on their necks. The driver guides them with a short stick and a picturesque vocabulary

 
 
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Summary

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card.
Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC Paris Office.
Group title: Transportation, Albania.
On caption card: (1/2146)
Used in: Ex. Press Illus. Apr. 25/20.
Gift; American National Red Cross 1944 and 1952.
General information about the American National Red Cross photograph collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.anrc
Temp note: Batch 12

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Date

01/01/1920
place

Location

albania
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication. For information, see "American National Red Cross photograph collection," http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/717_anrc.html

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