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Fraser Valley district (B.C.) Agriculture--British Columbia--Fraser Valley
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A river's legacy

Documentary. "The gift of the Fraser River is the rich soil it has left in the Fraser Valley. The result is the richest growing land in B.C. This film investigates the agricultural and industrial activities of the Chilliwack area, showing t...

Administrative records

  • GR-0972
  • Series
  • 1874-1981

Indexes to records relating to dyking and drainage held by the Inspector Office, Surrey, B.C. Includes subject file lists of correspondence re dyking districts and general administration, 1871-1881; Map index of maps, plans, topographical maps, et...

British Columbia. Office of the Inspector of Dykes

Dyking records

  • GR-1569
  • Series
  • 1916-1975

Records of the Sumas Drainage, Dyking and Development District: general files, orders-in-council, financial statements, engineering reports, assessments, purchase agreements, minutes, history.

British Columbia. Office of the Inspector of Dykes

Eggs unlimited

Promotional film. Poultry breeding in B.C. produces high-grade eggs for domestic and foreign markets. Shows the world's record shipment of eggs, when 33 million eggs were shipped from B.C. to Great Britain -- eggs being loaded onto a freighte...

Inspector of Dykes records

  • GR-1011
  • Series
  • 1895

Correspondence, general files and accounts files relating to dyking and drainage districts, improvement districts, flood control and agricultural development in the Fraser Valley, 1917-1974. Minute books of dyking districts; Pitt Meadows, 1895; N...

British Columbia. Office of the Inspector of Dykes

Library on wheels

Documentary. Shows a library van on its three-week, 750-mile circuit of the Fraser Valley. Twenty-one communities pooled their resources to solve the problem of bringing books to people in scattered farming areas.

Tax assessments and financial records kept by the Inspector of Dykes

  • GR-1988
  • Series
  • 1898-1976

Tax assessment rolls for South Westminster, Sumas, Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Matsqui, Chilliwack, Nicomen Island, and Nicomen Dyking Districts, 1898-1976; general expenditure journals, voucher records, receipts, and financial statement...

British Columbia. Office of the Inspector of Dykes

The Fraser Valley, British Columbia

Travelogue. The Fraser Valley from White Rock to Hope, via Vancouver and the Trans-Canada Highway. Includes footage of: King George VI Highway; White Rock; Peace Arch Park; Canada customs inspection; dairy, poultry and vegetable farming; brickmaki...

Tobacco growing in British Columbia

Promotional film. "Depicts the growing, curing and processing of tobacco at the Totem Tobacco plantation owned by McKercher's Ltd. at Sumas Prairie. REEL ONE shows employees' dwellings, shack-like barracks, readying the field for th...

[Cariboo region, Vancouver, Fraser Valley]

Footage. A film showing tourism and commerce in three areas: the Cariboo region around 100 Mile House, Vancouver, and the upper Fraser Valley. Cariboo region subjects include fishing, motoring, horseback riding, boating, hiking, pioneer buildings,...

[Fraser Valley] : [footage and out-takes]

Footage. Mainly shows commercial and tourist activities in the middle and upper Fraser Valley. Shots include: a small freighter on the Fraser River; Brackman-Ker Milling Company (New Westminster); aerial view of an urban area; Johnston Bros. &...

[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 ...