National Geographic : 1950 Sep
E National Geographic Society ' Godly French-Canadian Farmers Plant Crosses with Their Crops French pioneers set up the first wayside crosses as religious meeting places before churches were numerous. Many rural Quebec families continue the old practice. Such crosses dot the Province's roads like milestones; symbols of the Crucifixion hang on the one above. Kodachrolnes by B. Anthony Stewart and John E. Fletcher ' A Habitant Family Starts Chores Early on a Misty Morning 01' Dobbin goes out to pasture; Madame wears an old-fashioned wooden yoke to carry the milk pails. Divided and redivided over the centuries, riverside farms run in ribbonlike plots from shore to upland. Thus fertile bottom land, pasture, and woodland are shared.