Societies in Alexandria

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This file contains three images; the first of a vegetable auction for the Alexandria Co-operative Marketing Society and shows the sale in action. Goods being offered include artichokes and potatoes; the second of a market of the Alexandria Co-operative Societies for Vegetable Growers [Marketing society of greens], the image has been shot from a rooftop and looks down on the market. One can see carts of produce on the left and stalls on the right, with buyers in between; the third shows the interior of a store of the Alexandria Consumers Co-operative Society. The store is counter service, a shop worker is weighing goods on the counter. A range of produce can be seen on open shelves, including tinned fruit and Blue Bird toffee. Black and white. Location of subject: Alexandria.