National Geographic : 1931 Jun
MODERN ETHIOPIA Photograph by W. Robert Moore SUCH TRANSPORTATION REQUIRES STRONG HEADWORK Large quantities of hides and skins, which form an important export of Ethiopia, are brought into the Addis Ababa bazaars to be dispatched by rail to Djibouti for shipment abroad. Photograph by Addison E. Southard GALLA WOMEN THRONG THE CAPITAL MARKET They belong to one of the branches of Ethiopia's chief subject race. These women are Moslems, but most of the Gallas are pagans. The Gallas in the Addis Ababa region are less interesting than their wilder brethren, for they have lost many of their former customs and practices and have tended to assimilate to some extent with their Ethiopian conquerors.