Item AAAA2463 - Okanagan establishing Interior Provincial Exhibition, Armstrong, B.C.

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Okanagan establishing Interior Provincial Exhibition, Armstrong, B.C.

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British Columbia. Dept. of Agriculture

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  • 1930 (Creation)

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Documentary. "'His Honour, Lieutenant-Governor Bruce, opened Armstrong's first exhibition, 1930.' No shots of Lieutenant-Governor, however. Various shots of exhibition grounds -- Ferris wheel, many cars, trucks, people, tents, stands. Carnival Queen and attendants on racetrack at opening ceremony. New buildings and improvements by the municipality. More than 500 head of farm animals assembled -- Ayrshire and Jersey cows predominate. March past of cattle. 600 schoolchildren [take part in demonstration] fire drill. "Boys and Girls of Armstrong District are well-behaved, healthy, clean and intelligent." Mayor T. Aldworth and principal dismiss kids. Buses transport kids to the fair. Livestock parade past grandstand. High school teachers pose. Hon. William Atkinson, Minister of Agriculture, confers with principals of Armstrong and Salmon Arm high schools." (Colin Browne)

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A VHS reference copy is available for this item.

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Copyright Government of British Columbia.

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References: Listed in Browne, "Motion Picture Production in B.C.", entry #0610.

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Accession number(s): F1980:056

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producing agency/company: British Columbia. Dept. of Agriculture

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