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Harvesting peas

Documentary. "Depicts the harvesting of peas, almost all mechanically, from cutting to processing, showing automatic shucker and sorting by girls." (Colin Browne)

Farm poultry in British Columbia

Documentary. "REEL ONE: Choosing a cockerel at a Fall Fair (looks Like Saanichton Fall Fair). A chicken yard. How to set eggs on the family farm. Making a hatching nest. Three weeks later - hatched chicks. A successful hawk trap from England....

Suffolk sheep

Documentary. "'Suffolk rams, shoring massiveness and great strength, with strong hams.' Two rams being shorn on both sides, front and back, and their features being pointed out with captions and a man with a pointer. Flock of Suff...


Documentary. "Hop growing near Sumas in the Fraser Valley, sixty miles east of Vancouver. White and Indian workers. The film shows hop cultivation from early shoots until the hops, picked and threshed in a warehouse, are sacked and loaded o...

[Totem Tobacco plantation]

Documentary. Tobacco growing, curing and processing at the Totem Plantation, Sumas Prairie, BC. "Identical to TOBACCO GROWING IN BRITISH COLUMBIA, except that the opening shots present a picture of the McKercher Company executives and give a ...

Canadian headlines of 1950

Newsreel. Includes an item about Doukhobors (possibly in the Grand Forks area) protesting by burning down their homes and disrobing. There are two other brief BC-content items: the Dominion Curling Championships in Vancouver, and troops departin...

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