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W.M. Stewart Trip to Fort Churchill Album

Album containing images of trip taken by W.M. Stewart as part of crew surveying Fort Churchill. Images depict travels from Ontario to Prince Albert, Sk., then along the North Saskatchewan River, including Cumberland House, Lake Winnipeg, Norway House, Manitoba, the Nelso and Churchill Rivers, Fort Churchill, Manitoba and Edmonton, Alberta.

W.M. Stewart Survey Trip Album

Contains images of survey trip led by J.W. Tyrrell, D.L.S. and crew, including W.M. Stewart, from Saskatoon to west of Battleford. Includes images of prairie landscapes, Doukhobors, and Indians.

[Ore Grangue Talent Night]

  • VT S-505
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  • 1988

Item is an amateur recording of Ore Gangue Talent Night at the University Saskatchewan and features professors Hugh Hendry and Bill Sarjeant of Geological Sciences.

CHINA FAMINE

Film report: Film footage taken by Dick Bird during a visit to China. The footage depicts people affected by a famine, also shown is the production of silk in a silk factory. Transferred from the original nitrate film by the National Archives of Canada. Original film sent to NAC in December, 1992; video copy received by Saskatchewan Archives Board, February 2, 1999. VHS copy exists on VT R-9705.

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CHINA FAMINE

Film report: Film footage taken by Dick Bird during a visit to China. The footage depicts people affected by a famine, also shown is the production of silk in a silk factory. Transferred from the original nitrate film by the National Archives of Canada. Original film sent to NAC in December, 1992; video copy received by Saskatchewan Archives Board, February 2, 1999. BetaCam SP copy exists on VT R-9706.

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DOG SLED RACES AND TROTTERS

Film report: Scenes of winter festival at Prince Albert, including dog sled races, horse trotters pulling sulky carts, races with dogs pulling children on toboggans and the crowning of the festival queen. Transferred from the original nitrate film by the National Archives of Canada. Original film sent to NAC in December, 1992; video copy received by Saskatchewan Archives Board, February 2, 1999. VHS copy exists on VT R-9703.9.

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WINNIPEG SCENES

Film report: Scenes of Winnipeg including the Hudson Bay store, street scenes, Lower Fort Garry and an historical carin mentioning Fort Rouge, Fort Gibraltar, Old Fort Garry and New Fort Garry. Transferred from the original nitrate film by the National Archives of Canada. Original film sent to NAC in December, 1992; video copy received by Saskatchewan Archives Board, February 2, 1999. VHS copy exists on VT R-9703.8.

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Mechanical Shovel and Threshing Scenes

Film report: 1) Scenes of a large steam-shovel (possibly a Truax Trail Shovel) digging coal from an open pit mine; 2) Scenes of steam powered threshing machinery operated by a crew of men during harvest season. Transferred from the original nitrate film by the National Archives of Canada. Original film sent to NAC in December, 1992; video copy received by Saskatchewan Archives Board, February 2, 1999. VHS copy exists on VT R-9703.7.

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Joe Matkin vs Horse Drawn Sulky

Item is a videocassette with recordings of: 1) General crowd scenes on the grounds of the Regina Exhibition, a parade of North American Indians, and a crowd of people seated in the Grand Stand; 2) a group of men including Charles Avery Dunning, William Richard Motherwell, Archibald Peter McNab and James Thomas Milton Anderson addressing an audience from a platform (see also VT R-9703.6, VT R-9703.11 and VT R-9704.11); 3) Scenes of Joe Matkin, a local long distance runner, competing against a horse drawn sulky at the Regina Race Track. The horse's name is Maud de Fine.

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THE SEAL OF PREVENTION

Excerpt: Excerpt from the film THE SEAL OF PREVENTION. The film discusses tuberculosis and the treatments available for it at sanitoria in Saskatchewan. Transferred from the original nitrate film by the National Archives of Canada. Original film sent to NAC in December, 1992; video copy received by Saskatchewan Archives Board, February 2, 1999. VHS copy exists on VT R-9703.5. See also VT R-6952 and FILM R-2380 for Part II of the film THE SEAL OF PREVENTION. See textual material for film in file FILM R-2380.

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