Gumdiggers on Stewarts Flat; 17-148


Gumdiggers on Stewarts Flat

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L to R: Samuel Pirimona Francis, Joseph Francis (Senior. Wearing hat) Joseph Francis (Junior) known as Sonny.

The Francis Family gum digging and washing gum on Stewarts Flat, Mangawai,1938. Stewarts Flat was the name of the land between Mangawai Heads and Mangawai Village before the Molesworth Drive causeway was built in the 1970's.

The photo was taken by Mr Maingay who was a teacher at Mangawai School.

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