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Living Conditions on the Group Settlements

By 1924 when Mitchell left office 42 per cent of the British settlers had walked off the groups.  For those that remained, living conditions were primitive at first, with shacks and temporary shelters slowly giving way to more permanent settler homes.

 

The following  images show the range of living conditions experienced by settlers.

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