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Remains of an ancient civilization on Vancouver Island

The file consists of a report written by James Deans regarding evidence of early habitation on the southeastern part of Vancouver Island. The last page of the report includes several rough pencil sketches of artifacts found by Deans elsewhere on V...

Agriculture today : [items and out-takes]

The sub-sub-series consists of stories or items (and out-takes from items) dealing with various aspects of agriculture in BC, produced for television broadcast. Topics include: cattle, chinchilla raising, diseases of plants, fruit-growing, fruit ...

[Alberni digs] : [television spot]

Television shorts. Television spot featuring an archaeological dig in the Port Alberni area. Located near one of MacMillan Bloedel's mills, the dig was carried out with the company's financial support, under the direction of Denis St. Cl...

Beekeeping in British Columbia

Instructional film. A general introduction to beekeeping procedures, filmed at an apiary in the Cowichan Lake district. The film premiered at a national beekeeping conference in Sacramento, California, in 1939.

Better housing for British Columbia

Documentary. In British Columbia, where the population is expanding rapidly, there is a need for housing to keep abreast of demand. This film shows what is being done, with National Housing Act assistance, to build planned communities in parts of...

Blow the wild whale

Industrial film. BC Packers (Western Canadian Whaling Ltd.) whaling operations, based at Coal Harbour. Whaling ship departs; whale is sighted and harpooned; whale struggles and dies. Flensing and processing of whale carcass at Coal Harbour -- prod...

Jersey breeders of Vancouver Island

Documentary. "Jersey breeders convene for a day trip to the Cowichan Valley to meet with other breeders and visit a Jersey farm in the Valley. There are good shots of cars on the Brentwood-Mill Bay ferry, driving on and off. A group of breed...

A job for you

Promotional film. "Young men building huts in a nearly completed camp. Fire fighting practice. Building a bridge abutment. Splitting shakes with a froe. Snag falling. Bucking firewood. Men fighting a fire with hand tools and a bulldozer....

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