National Geographic : 1937 Mar
© National Geographic Society ROSES FOR THE GRAPE FESTA Italian girls have their own Fascist organizations, corresponding to those of the boys. They don black shirts at six, and at 17 join the Young Fascist Girls group, in which courses in domestic economy, stenography, farming, and other practical subjects are combined with sports and drill. Finlay Photographs by Bernard F.Rogers, Jr. ALL DRESSED UP FOR AROMAN HOLIDAY This jolly salesgirl keeps her choicest grapes inpaper packages (left). Celebrations like the annual Grape Festival areoften staged bytheDopo lavoro ("after work") organization, which supervises sporting events, dramatics, courses of study,and other activities fortheworker's leisure.