National Geographic : 1923 Sep
332 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Photograph by Margaret Smith VICTIMS OF THE GREAT FAMINE OF 1920-21 LEARNING TO MAKE HAIRNETS These girls learned the trade in about a month and then were in a position to earn their own living (see text, page 336). Photograph from H. W. Robinson TYING THE NETS UP IN ONE-GROSS LOTS The nets are stretched on a board into which nails have been driven. Occasionally boys do this work, but it is done chiefly by women and girls. The long nets on the left are the fringe type and the round ones on the right are the cap nets.