Fruit-culture--British Columbia--Okanagan

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Agriculture today : reel 22, part 1

The item consists of a reel of 16 mm film which includes the following: A man tells his retirement story and talks about his gardening and horticultural activities. Works on growing smaller fruit trees. No insecticides used. Grass growing in the orchard. His role in regaining U.S. market for B.C. apples; pollution control. Greenhouse. Flower garden. Sailing on Okanagan Lake. Dairy plant: milk being processed through various stages, and being packaged or bottled.

Agriculture today : reel 22, part 2

The item consists of a reel of 16 mm film which includes the following:

  1. Orchard views; apples; young tree trunk protected with wire mesh.
  2. Winter landscape; creek, irrigation works; building a pipeline, Oyama Irrigation District.
  3. Apple orchard; workers picking apples.
  4. Harvesting grapes.
  5. Home-style winemaking in test kitchen [?]: crushing grapes, adding yeast, fermentation, racking, tasting.

Agriculture today : reel 30, part 2

The item consists of a reel of 16 mm film which includes the following: Apples, bin, forklift; one man fruit-picking crane. Pear orchard. Thinning fruit trees. Young pears. Drawing of an insect. Diseased pears. Fruit-laden trees in orchard, their branches supported and suspended. Picking pears from crane, ladder, and the ground. Forklift loading truck with bins of pears. Sign on truck: "Kelowna Growers, Rutland-Kelowna Exchange". Packing pears at plant. Views of area, home, orchard.

Alec Steven interview

CALL NUMBER: T1078:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-14 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Alec H. Steven discusses life in Summerland from 1902 to 1930. He describes his early life in Scotland; why he came to Canada; a period in Manitoba; the attraction of the Okanagan; his ;first impressions; J.M. Robinson and the Summerland Development Company; Steven's work for Robinson; selling orchard lots; James Ritchie and West Summerland; Mr. Steven's own property; selling and shipping fruit; a trip back to Scotland in 1911; his involvement with immigration; resisting subdivision of property; why he chose Summerland; interest in the CPR; getting started in Summerland and social life. TRACK 2: Mr. Steven continues discussing J.M. Robinson; stories about liquor coming in by boat; the story of J.M. Robinson and his contributions; other people in the area such as Preston; Paddy Acland; Major Hutton and Sam McGee; more about work with Robinson; a story about Alexander MacKay, who came to buy land.

CALL NUMBER: T1078:0002 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-14 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Steven continues his story about Alexander MacKay, who bought land with gold coins he carried in a dirty handkerchief; a description of MacKay; the joy in life; hard times; no money in circulation but only promissory notes; an anecdote. [TRACK 2: blank.]

Anita Morgan interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-25 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Anita Morgan discusses life in the Summerland area, 1903 to 1914. She describes how she came to the Okanagan with her family in 1903; her first impressions; other early families at Summerland; J.M. Robinson; family land; stories about Duncan Woods of the Hedley Mascot mine; the Gartrell family; early settlers of Summerland; young Englishmen in the area; a description of J.M. Robinson and his family; the Faulder family; Alec Steven; social life and recreation. TRACK 2: Mrs. Morgan continues by describing how her husband, Granville Morgan, came to the Okanagan, and his early experiences there; Mrs. Morgan's father's work as an Indian agent; the family orchard; the Baptist college at Summerland; James Ritchie; the journey from Qu'Appelle; Indians of the Summerland area; Douglas Hamilton; remittance men; and Faulder.

Anthony Casorso interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-13 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Anthony Casorso talks about life in the Okanagan Mission and Kelowna area, 1880 to 1922. He begins by discussing his background of his father, who came from Italy in 1880. He describes; Father Pandosy; early memories; his brothers Felix and Joseph at the Mission; more about Father Pandosy; Indians around the Mission; Christmas; Pandosy's last journey and death in 1891; Indian huts; ;more about Pandosy's death and apple trees at the Mission. TRACK 2: Mr. Casorso describes Indians en route to hop picking at Coldstream; travel on the east side of the lake; settlement in the area; the Lequimes; the McDougalls; the Brents; Joseph Brent and mail service; more on Pandosy; the Casorso house; wagon wheels; early threshing methods; the first apple orchard in east Kelowna; development; of grape growing varieties; other fruit farming.

Barbara Beldam interview

RECORDED: Oliver (B.C.), 1982-05-30 SUMMARY: Mrs. Beldam was born at Sumas in 1904, and was schooled in Vancouver and Seattle. Barbara's father had a large dairy farm in Sumas. Barbara was an ardent rider and hunter; and was largely responsible for the Oliver International Horse Show. After she married, she and her husband had a large fruit and hay ranch.

Bountiful Okanagan : four parts

The item is a four part colour film documentary about agriculture in the Okanagan, from 1942.
Part 1: Okanagan Fruit-Growing: fruit and vegetable growing -- irrigation, harvesting, packing and delivery, plus valley scenes.
Part 2: Okanagan Livestock: cattle, horses, pigs, poultry, sheep; dairy products; Okanagan Valley Co-Op Creamery; Interior Exhibition at Armstrong.
Part 3 Okanagan Seed Growing.
Part 4 Okanagan Agricultural Activities including footage of Valley scenery (especially farmland), demonstrating variety of agricultural production; Interior Exhibition, including parade with pipe band, novelties and livestock; Armstrong's "Victory Torch" monument and possible Victory Loan parade.

[British Columbia travel scenes]

Amateur film. "[B&W:] Victoria Harbour. Empress Hotel. View from Empress Hotel. [COLOUR:] Evening in Esquimalt. University of British Columbia. A house in Shaughnessy. Becky and Gore and her brother Bob. Vancouver skyline from Brockton Point. Scottie Wilson. North Vancouver. B&W: Osoyoos Lake, going up Anarchist Mountain. Looking [southwest] through windshield. Causeway between Osoyoos Lake and Skaha Lake. Penticton main street. Looking at Okanagan Lake from Summerland. Kelowna Regatta. Aquatic Club. Ferry from Westbank to Kelowna. Becky and Rob on ferry at Kelowna. Black Mountain in distance. Looking north on Okanagan Lake. Kelowna main street. Rutland Road, packing house. Dog on Edie Gay Ranch. T.G.S. Chambers and dog. House on Belgo. A.K. Lloyd, our next door neighbour. Apples. Pixie Wilson with horse. Kelowna looking down Okanagan Lake. Paddy and Patricia Acland. O.V. Maude Roxby & Mr. Hart. Looking over RLO Bench to Kelowna. Looking at Black Mountain from ranch. House. Orchards on Belgo Road, Kelowna. Pruning the orchard. Revelstoke - main ski jump. Nels Nielson, champion jumper. Looking down the Columbia River. North shore road at Agassiz. Harrison Lake with Mt. Douglas. Railway and road bridge across the Fraser River. Pattullo Bridge. Empress Hotel. Pier D, Vancouver, before the fire. "Princess" boat. View from Metropolitan Building. Marine Building with Stanley Park. Top of Royal Bank Building, Vancouver, with representatives of Cockfield-Brown and both Chambers. Pan over Vancouver skyline. Cambie Street Bridge. Advertising tea. Georgia Street. Old CPR Hotel. House on Balfour Street, Vancouver. Film star Lilian Chambers off to Chicago." (Colin Browne)

Canadians at work : Valley of the blossoms

SUMMARY: Radio program with Bill Herbert and John Sherman (?), announcers, with Syd Hubble ?), chief dispatcher for British Columbia Tree Fruits Organization; part of farm radio broadcast from CKOV by Harry Mitchell (?), announcer; A.K. Lloyd (?), President and General Manager of British Columbia Tree Fruits Organization, including sounds from machines producing apple juice; Paul Wallbruchk (?), General Manager of British Columbia Food Processors Plant; George D. Fitzgerald (?), fruit farmer, about: British Columbia, Okanagan Valley, fruit farming, cooperatives, marketing, fruit products, irrigation.

Carl McNaughton interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-28 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Carl McNaughton discusses Anthony Walsh's work at Inkameep reserve school, 1932 to 1942. He discusses impressions of Mr. Walsh; the writing of children's plays; the school; a description of plays and dances; art and craft work; displays; general comments on the Inkameep experiment; what happened after Mr. Walsh left; Mr. Walsh's work and character; the effect of his Inkameep work; M;r. Walsh's talents; the children's plays; a description of Mr. Walsh including his background; and George Baptiste who was the old chief at Inkameep. TRACK 2: Mr. McNaughton recalls some people of t;he South Okanagan from 1922 and on. He discusses the Krugers of Meyers Flat; Mr. McCuddy's days as a customs officer; the Haynes family; the development of orchards in the south Okanagan from 1918; rancher Val Haynes; the Fraser family; crops grown; the growth of Oliver; Osoyoos; original land prices were high and then lowered by Premier Pattullo after a protest; and recent dealings with Indians.

Catherine Neave interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Catherine Neave talks about her family and life in the Ellison/Rutland area near Kelowna, 1890 to 1965. She discusses her father, her family background, and details about various family members. She describes the family farm; orchards and ranches in the Kelowna area; more on her father's background; coming to the Okanagan, including details about early life there and working for Cornelius O'Keefe; preemption in Rutland. She offers several childhood memories, including her school days in the Ellison district. She describes how her father sold land to the CNR. She discusses h;er own dealing with the highways department. She offers more on early life; raising children; the family ranch and orchard and working alone on the orchard. TRACK 2: Mrs. Neave discusses the Glenmore and Ellison districts; chores on her father's ranch; her brother and sister; her father's sense of discipline; running the ranch alone; Englishmen; the Belgo syndicate; comments on real estate men dealings; the fruit industry in the Okanagan; the soldier settlement orchards; and stories about her parents.;

Dept. of Agriculture lantern slides and negatives

  • GR-3599
  • Series
  • [between 1900 and 1915]

The series consists of 214 photographs, mostly glass lantern slides and glass negatives, created or collected by the Dept. of Agriculture sometime between 1900 and 1915.

The lantern slides contain images of fruit trees, orchards, farms, packing boxes, greenhouses, crops and other agricultural activity. A few have descriptive labels which indicate that they were taken in Victoria, Kelowna, Nanaimo and Summerland, and some have photographers identified (D.J. Dwyer, J. Howard A. Chapman and Edgar Fleming). These photographs may have been used for a variety of purposes including public lectures and as illustrations for reports. Some of the slides have been hand coloured. These slides are from accession 198012-018.

The glass negatives from this accession consist of two files. The first file contains 13 negatives identified as being from Atkinson's mushrooms; images of mushrooms and fungi from book on same and appear to have been photographed directly from George F. Atkinson's 1901 books called "Studies of American Fungi". The second file consists of 24 negatives identified as Morris Middleton pruning lecture. Middleton was an assistant horticulturalist for the Dept. of Agriculture and gave pruning workshops and lectures.

The 27 glass negatives from accession 198410-027 show farms and farm buildings, fruit and berry growing as well as fruit packing and pruning classes in Creston, B.C. in 1914 (F.B. Turner photographer) and photos of apple growing medals presented to the Government of British Columbia in 1909.

British Columbia. Dept. of Finance and Agriculture

Don Whitham interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-06 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. J.D. Whitham discusses some people of Kelowna, and the days of steamboats on Okanagan Lake, 1912 to 1937. He describes his family background; why they came to the Okanagan; memories of his uncle's farm in Manitoba; the family orchard in the Glenmore area; general recollections of the Kelowna area and people including several stories about Dr. Boyce; the Kelowna regatta; the fruit business, including details about the showdown over apple prices in the late 1920s; orchards; tobacco growing; and stories about Rembler Paul. TRACK 2: Mr. Whitham continues with more on Rembler Paul';s tomb; boats on Okanagan Lake, including Captain Shorts and the CPR sternwheelers; the SS "Sicamous" and Captain J.B. Weeks; more on Captain Shorts; the operation and construction of the lake boats; Indians of Westbank, and the Okanagan fur brigade trail.

Dorothea Walker interview

CALL NUMBER: T1127:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Dorothea Walker talks about life in the Okanagan Mission area, near Kelowna, from 1892 to 1910. She discusses her father's background; what brought people to the Okanagan; his arrival ;and early days in the Okanagan Mission area, including a discussion of Lequime's store and the family orchard. She then describes her husband's background; why he came out to the Okanagan; his early ;experiences there; and how land was purchased from the Roman Catholic church. She describes her father's orchard; and impressions of H.V. "Paddy" Acland and his family. TRACK 2: Mrs. Walker continues with stories about Coutts Majoribanks who was the manager of Coldstream and Guisachan ranches; recreation; Lord and Lady Aberdeen at the Guisachan Ranch; the Reverend Thomas Green and stories about; him; details of her husband's life; the Indians; more about the Acland family; and her own teaching experiences.

CALL NUMBER: T1127:0002 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Walker offers recollections of recreation, including riding and hunting, and social life in the area. She discusses young Englishmen; Paddy Acland; sports; her husband's health; comforts; and stories about 'colourful characters' in the area. TRACK 2: Mrs. Walker continues her story about an Englishman and his Indian wife. She then discusses other people in the area including the; Creightons; Edgelows; Charles Mair, who was a writer and storekeeper, and his family. She discusses more on her husband's health; general comments including the Kelowna regatta; land clearing; the physical environment; and the lack of conveniences. She discusses teaching; John Casorso and his family; problems of orchards; Vernon people; the story of why her husband came to the Okanagan, and their engagement.

D.W. Hodgson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-24 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. D.W. Hodgson talks about his experiences in the Cariboo, coast, and southern Okanagan regions of BC, 1904 to 1946. He describes how he came to BC in 1904 and offers his impressions of Vancouver and Victoria at that time; various early jobs; encounters with Indians; automobiles in the Cariboo in 1910; looking for a railway pass in the Chilco area; impressions of Lillooet; stories abo;ut working with a survey crew for the BC Electric Railway; a discussion of early railway surveying; stories about survey crews; a discussion of work on the BC coast; examining inlets for hydro electric power possibilities in the early 1920s. TRACK 2: Mr. Hodgson continues with more stories about work on the coast in Rivers Inlet, Queen Charlotte Sound, and Knight Inlet, including details on the ;coastal landscape; looking for irrigation water for the south Okanagan before World War I; irrigation in the area; details of the soldier settlement scheme; irrigation; and orchard development in the Oliver/Osoyoos area after World War I.

Elaine Cameron interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-05 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Elaine Cameron, Mrs. Gilbert Duncan Cameron, talks about the Guisachan Ranch and the Kelowna area, 1903 to 1919. She describes her husband's family and how they bought the Guisachan Ranch; s;he discusses the ranch, including its history and the land and the house; Lord and Lady Aberdeen at the Guisachan; riding and society in the area; the background of the Cameron family; how she came to; Kelowna in 1911; the people there; remittance men; her arrival; impressions of Kelowna; ghost stories; an anecdote about the visit of a concert violinist; comments about types of buggies; a discussion of the orchard and ranching at Guisachan. [TRACK 2: blank.]

Eric Martin interview : [Roy, 1970 & 1971 : part 1]

CALL NUMBER: T3863:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Eric Martin's early years, 1905-1917 PERIOD COVERED: 1905-1917 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1970-06-02 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Eric Martin discusses his personal and family background. Recollection of childhood in Nelson. Peter Veregin and the Doukhobors. Anecdote about the origin of the Moyie Museum at Kaslo. Father; enlisted in the army at Ottawa at the commencement of the First World War. TRACK 2: Recollection of his mother and her family during the War. The Fernie fire. Recollection of fire at the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa. Stayed at Kingston while father was in training and then went overseas with his father. Went to public school in England. Recollection of London during the First World War.;

CALL NUMBER: T3863:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Eric Martin's education during the First World War PERIOD COVERED: 1916-1918 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1970-06-02 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Eric Martin recalls his education at public school in England. Father's military experience during the First World War. Anecdote about his brother, Norman Clive Martin. [TRACK 2: blank.]; C

ALL NUMBER: T3863:0003 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Eric Martin's education and first job in Victoria, c.1920 PERIOD COVERED: 1917-1922 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1970-06-30 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Eric Martin recalls his days at Sidcup College in England during the First World War. Interest in academic subjects and sports. School pranks. Comments on his parents' families. Many family members were well-known tennis players. TRACK 2: Martin family returned from England, April 1919. Settled in Victoria and attended St. Michael's school. Working on his parents' farm at Elk Lake. Working at the Dominion Bank in Victoria. Recollections of prominent Victorians of the day.;

CALL NUMBER: T3863:0004 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Eric Martin's experience working for a stock brokerage firm in Seattle in the 1920s PERIOD COVERED: 1922-1930 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1970-08-11 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Eric Martin recalls working as a bank clerk for the Dominion Bank in Victoria in the 1920s. Joined the militia, 1924. Moved to Seattle to work for a stock brokerage firm. Recollection of the ;effects of the financial crash of 1929. Speculating in stocks. After brokerage firm went bankrupt, travelled to San Francisco. Travelled by freighter to Chile. TRACK 2: Adventures en route to Chile. Comparison between working for a bank and a brokerage firm.;

CALL NUMBER: T3863:0005 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Eric Martin's working experience in Chile, 1930-1932 PERIOD COVERED: 1930-1932 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1970-09-29 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Eric Martin discusses his years in Chile working as an accountant. Conditions in Chile during the 1930s. Appointment as chief warehouseman. Adventures at work in Chile. TRACK 2: Further comments on working experiences in Chile. Working in Santiago during a time of revolution. Returned to Canada, 1932. Participation in the Canadian Youth Congress. Participation in the rebellion in Chile. Comments on activities after returning to Canada.;

CALL NUMBER: T3863:0006 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Eric Martin returns to British Columbia, 1932 PERIOD COVERED: 1932-[no date] RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1970-09-29 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Eric Martin discusses his activities in British Columbia after returning from Chile in 1932. [TRACK 2: blank.];

CALL NUMBER: T3863:0007 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Eric Martin's initiation into Social Credit PERIOD COVERED: 1931-1942 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1970-10-13 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Eric Martin discusses his initiation into Social Credit in the early 1930s. Conflict between Social Credit theorists and political action. Journey to the Okanagan Valley to find a mine. Picking cherries in Penticton. TRACK 2: Further comments on cherry-picking in the Okanagan Valley. Riding the rails back to Vancouver. Social Credit in B.C. during the 1930s. Working as a civil servant. British Israelites and Social Credit. Anecdote about meeting William Aberhart in Vancouver. Joined the army during the early part of the Second World War. Military training in Vernon.;

CALL NUMBER: T3863:0008 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Eric Martin's career during the Depression PERIOD COVERED: 1930-[no date] RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1970-10-27 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Eric Martin discusses his military training during the Second World War. Life in Vancouver during the 1930s. Working for the Department of Education in the 1930s. Early Social Credit in B.C.; Recollection of Gerry McGeer. TRACK 2: Comments on W.A.C. Bennett and Lyle Wicks.;

CALL NUMBER: T3863:0009 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Eric Martin recalls Vancouver during the 1930s and running as a Social Credit candidate, 1945 PERIOD COVERED: 1930-[no date] RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1970-10-27 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Eric Martin discusses W.A.C. Bennett's background. Recollections of Depression days in Vancouver. The Vancouver Post Office sit-in. Comments on relief camps in B.C. during the Depression. The; effect of living in Vancouver during a time of turmoil. TRACK 2: Further comments on activities of the Canadian Youth Congress in Vancouver in the 1930s. Anecdote about disrupting a Communist-organized youth council meeting. Recollection of years after the Second World War in Vancouver. Working for a stock and bonds company, 1944-1945. After the War, Martin joined the Democratic Monetary Reform Organization. Ran in the 1945 federal election in Vancouver-Centre as a Social Credit candidate.;

From the mountains to the sea : Okanagan people

SUMMARY: In "Okanagan People", number 4 in the series, we hear about the Indians, cattlemen and fruit growers of the Okanagan Valley; the lively society of the British people; the hard work of converting the dry hills into orchards. Voices heard include: Myra DeBeck, Dorothea Walker, Primrose Upton, Charlie Shaw, Bob Gammon, Len Hayman, and H.V. (Paddy) Acland.

F.W. King interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-25 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Frederick William King talks about the development of Kaleden from 1911 to 1930. He describes how he came to Kaleden in 1911; a discussion of Jim Ritchie, who was the founder of Kaleden; the beginnings of the orchards; the effects of WWI; changes in ownership of the orchards; the Kaleden Hotel; Mr. King's own life; work in Kaleden; stories about irrigation problems; people in the are;a; packing houses; fruit co-ops; financing irrigation; general comments on Kaleden and the area; and more on Jim Ritchie. [TRACK 2: blank.]

Harry and Margery Aldred interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Frederick Harry Aldred talks about life in Oyama and Vernon, 1906 to 1919. He and his father shared the same name. He describes how his parents came to the Okanagan in 1906 and he followed in 1907; his father ran a store at Oyama; he offers an anecdote about boats and roads in the area; he discusses Price Ellison; his arrival and first impressions; how his English accent was a problem at school; his impressions of Vernon and its people; trips to Mabel Lake; working on land at Mabel Lake; hard times; memories of Oyama and Mabel Lake; Sailor Jack's cabin and comments about drinking. TRACK 2: Mr. Aldred continues with an anecdote about the arrival of the Aberdeens in Vernon; Vernon people versus Coldstream people; fruit growing; Price Ellison and Cornelius O'Keefe; Chinese people; Vernon's red light district; an anecdote about the mayor. Then Mrs. Aldred [nee Margery K. Dobson] discusses the background of her father, Alan Dobson; living in England and in the Okanagan; impressions of Enderby; feelings on her return to Canada near the end of the First World War; life in Oyama and meeting her husband. Then Mr. Aldred discusses Oyama in 1907; lumbering; church services; ;an inquisitive real estate man; the store at Oyama; and the name Oyama.

H.C.S. Collett interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-13 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. H.C.S. Collett discusses irrigation and life in general in the south Kelowna - Okanagan Mission area from 1912 to 1924. He discusses several characters and the history of the area; expe;\riences when he lived in Cumberland; his first impressions of the area; bringing irrigation from McCulloch Lake, which is above Kelowna; distribution of water; development of irrigation and details of; irrigation systems; and 'the boom' from 1911 to 1914. He describes his experiences doing odd jobs and goes into great detail about Okanagan Mission, the area and the people; grape growing; difficulties with private packing houses; trials and tribulations of an orchardist, especially the problems of apple growing. TRACK 2: Mr. Collett offers an anecdote about finding an area to develop a reservoir for even distribution among the orchards. More on irrigation and Belgian people in the Okanagan; selling fruit to private packing houses; the reorganization of the industry.

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