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The instant town : [footage]
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- moving images
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Unedited footage. Shows "instant" resource towns in British Columbia, their industrial facilities, and the amenities available to workers and their families, including housing, shopping centres, schools, company stores, etc. Includes footage of the open-pit mine at Phoenix; the town of Mackenzie, north of Prince George; the mill town of Woodfibre, including its ferry service; and the forestry town of Gold River on Vancouver Island.
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E.D. McRae, ca. 1990s.
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This footage was shot in the summer of 1969 as a part of the research for McRae's thesis, "New Communities for a New Era : The Instant Town".
Accession number(s): F1996:02