National Geographic : 1940 Feb
© National Geographic Society SHE STRAINS RUBBER MILK, AS ON A DAIRY FARM Javanese men and women work on the vast Sumatra plantations of the Goodyear Company. It takes three years' dripping from a healthy rubber tree to make a medium-sized passenger auto tire. Kodachromes by J.Baylor Roberts RUBBER-MILK MAIDS BRING IN THE DAY'S TAPPING Tamil Indian women work onexperimental estates atKuala Lumpur, capital of the Federated Malay States, maintained byaspecial tax. Can labels denote the block, section, and "task," ornumber of trees tapped.