Rodger, George.

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George Rodger photographed throughout Africa.

From the description of Messakin Tiwal Nuba girl with lip plug, Kordofan, 1949 [picture] / George Rodger. 1949. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 56366354

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creatorOf Rodger, George . Rodger, George : [photography bio file]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. French West Africa. Another new villiage is Riziam, near the new Niono cotton region. Still under construction with native labor, it already has 350 residents
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Netherlands. [An additional 480 square miles is being reclaimed with the aid of Marshall Plan counterpart fund. This area, now part of a vast sea indenting the coastline of Holland, the Zuyder Zee, is being fenced with dykes. In five or six years it will be productive farmland.]
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Netherlands. [Workmen working on the framing of a building.]
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Netherlands. Neth Peopll. Dutch Sea Captain
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. French West Africa. In the villiage of Niono, a native prepares thread - spun from locally-grown cotton - for weaving
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. Gabon, French Equatorial Africa. Native workers assemble drill pipes: the rotary table comes from Beaumont, Texas, and was supplied through Economic Cooperation Administration aid. These natives are highly trained, and have been working for Societe des Petroles d 'Afrique Equatoriale Francaise for between four and five years
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. Cameroons. Economic Cooperation Administration money has also been spent on American tractors, bulldozers arches and other heavy equipment necssary to bring timber out of the swamp-filled, vine-entangled forests
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. Cameroons. While the old port facilities are in constant use, work on expansion continues as long as there is light. The crane is unloading crushed rock to be used in construction of new wharves
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. Ivory Coast. General view of the paper mill, showing in the background the lagoon which leads to the port of Abidjan
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Netherlands. The urgency in developing the reclaimed land of the polders is illustrated in this picture, which shows the land being worked and the barns already built, though the farmhouses are only in the course of construction
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. French West Africa. Currently the most important efforts of the Office du Niger are directed toward the increased production of rice, but cotton is the secondary crop and a modern cotton gin is established in the village of Niono
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. French Equatorial Africa. After the concentrate has been put through the final washing at the Central Plant, the diamonds adhere to trays, such as this one pictured, which previously have been covered with a special preparation known as diamond grease, manufactured in England. Photo shows a native worker holding the tray which contains the morning's yield of industrial diamonds. The diamonds are then cleaned by boiling in sulphuric and hydrocloric acid
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. French West Africa. This U.S.-made Buckeye ditcher is one of Economic Cooperation Administration's greatest contributions to the Niger project. In a single day one of these $50,000 machines can dig an irrigation canal one mile long and three feet deep. The ditcher shown here working in the new N'Debougou rice fields is handled by a six-man crew of natives
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. Cameroons. When the log arrives at the Eseka sawmill, a Caterpillar tractor and Hyster arch are again used to drag it into the yard
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Netherlands. Land reclamation in Holland with help of Marshall Plan Funds
creatorOf Feininger, Andreas, 1906-. Photographs from the collection of William Schachtel, 1940-1993. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. Cameroons. Lack of modern equipment made it impossible until recently to log many interior African timber areas. Now American-built Caterpillar Diesel tractors rumble over new jungle roads like armored tanks as they fight the battle of defense by hauling the strategically valuable azobe wood. Azobe is used for pilings and dock gates in such vital ports as Bordeaux, France
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Netherlands. [An additional 480 square miles is being reclaimed with the aid of Marshall Plan counterpart funds. This area, now part of a vast sea indenting the coastline of Holland, the Zuyder Zee, is being fenced with dykes. In five or six years it will be productive farmland.]
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Photograph of Native Worker in French West Africa Operating Machinery
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. Cameroons. Giant cranes like these jutting up over the construction work on the Eda dam have given Africa a new profile. They are a part of material and equipment amounting to $50,000 which has been purchased from America through the Marshall Plan. In the forground other heavy equipment is excavating for the site of the three turbines, the first of which will be in operations before the middle of 1953
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Netherlands. [Building under construction.]
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. Cameroons. An Orton crane and a Ross fork-lift are among the American machines supplied by Economic Cooperation Administration for heavy duty in the sawmill yard at Eseka, headquarters of Les Bois du Cameroun
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. Gabon, French Equatorial Africa. The rig is up: a native laborer sits sleepily on the scores of drill pipe joints which will soon be sent burrowing down into the earth in search of oil
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. French Equatorial Africa. The old and the new - almost. The quot;wheelbarrow expressquot; transports loads of diamond-bearing gravel to the washing mill at Camp Bole Moyenne alongside the new conveyor belt which is still under construction
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. French West Africa. Baobab trees present a big problem in clearing the land for planting. Poison is bored into the trunks and, after the tree is dead, it is uprooted by the big American-made machine
creatorOf Rodger, George. Messakin Tiwal Nuba girl with lip plug, Kordofan, 1949 [picture] / George Rodger. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. French Equatorial Africa. Clearing the jungle and forest areas is slow going
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. French Equatorial Africa. The zebu herd (oxen) arrive at Compagnie Miniere de l' Oubanghi headquarters in Berberati, a little weary and thin after the 260 kilometer hike. Note the long horns
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. French West Africa. Caterpillar bulldozers and scrapers, part of a shipment which arrived in the spring of 1951, have been put to work in the N'Debougou area, not far from the Markala dam, preparing a tract of 1,200 acres for cotton planting
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Photograph of Native Workers in French West Africa Learning About United States Machinery
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. Cameroons. Here the log is being picked up by the Orton crane to be swung to the conveyor belt, part of which can be seen at the extreme left
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. Cameroons. When a log arrives at the Eseka sawmill, a Caterpillar tractor and a Hyster-arch are again used to drag it into the yard
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. Cameroons. Athough cattle raising is restricted to the northern part of the Cameroons because the tsetse fly makes breeding impossible in thickly populated areas, 1,156 tons of meat were exported from Douala in 1950
creatorOf Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Photographs of Marshall Plan Activities in Europe and Africa. 1948 - 1989. Africa. Cameroons. After the giant concrete blocks are set and ready for use, they are lifted into place by this mobile crane which did similar service in enlarging the port of Pointe Noire, 600 miles south of Douala in the province of Gabon
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