National Geographic : 1947 Dec
Leo Stoecker from Acme A Mountain Spring Refreshes a Young Shepherd He grasps his crook and on his back he carries his family's copper-bottomed washtub, to be filled and taken home. His sheep graze on a rocky hillside near this scene of primitive, almost Biblical simplicity in the Greek hill country near Patras, in the Peloponnesus. Staff Photographer B.Anthony Stewart Dawn-to-dusk Drudgery Isthe Greek Woman's Lot With her child riding pickaback, this barefoot mother plants potatoes near a Peloponnesus village. Women often walk four orfive miles tolabor inthe fields, then return home formore hours ofhousehold toil. Children assist with farm work as soon as they areable.