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22 Archival description results for Grapes

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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.

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.

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.