National Geographic : 1927 Nov
(-1 Photograph byA.W.Cutler TWO-THIRDS OP ALL WORK IN PORTUGAL IS DONE BY THE WOMEN Women row heavy barges, plow, wield the pick and they receive a smaller wage than the men. Along theroads march peasant women bearing enormous burdens on their heads, accompanied by men carrying nothing. Women wield the hoe afield,while men sitintheshade, smoking. Yet, in their simple way, the peasant women seem contented.