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Miss MAY: 'Little Industries of the English Countryside'

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CENTURIES ago. practically every cottage in an English village was not merely a bakery and a brewery, but a workshop, where some craft was carried on ; and many villages had local industries on which most of the inhabitants lived. With the coming of factories, mass-production, and centralization, things changed ; the homo-made bread, homespun, and homo-brew vanished, and the industries of the countryside died out. In many ways this was a bad thing for the rural population, and lately some of these industries have been revived. Miss May is attached to the Rural Industries Bureau, and in this talk she will give some of the results of their survey of the industries that were once dotted over the countryside.

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