Shipton, Township of

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Cheese Day

Item is a photograph of a $42,000 Cheese Day with horses pulling wagons full of cheese to the train station in Danville, with a portrait of a young boy in the top right-hand corner.

Fairs

The file consists of four booklets titled "Prize Lists for the Richmond County Agricultural Society Annual Fair", dated respectively 1960, 1964, 1966, 1967; prize cards, from 1893-1914, of the Danville Union Agricultural Society, the Richmond County Agricultural Society and the Eastern Townships Agriculture Society; a souvenir programme from the Sherbrooke Fair from 1945; and a poster of the 62nd Annual Farmers' Exhibition, organized by the Stanstead County Agricultural Society in Ayer's Cliff, from 28 to 29 August 1907. The file provides information on the setting up of agricultural fairs. It contains the names of the Richmond County Agricultural Society's members, the departmental committees and the rules and regulations and judging programmes of the fairs. It also a prize book for Canada's Great Eastern Exhibition (Sherbrooke, Que.) from 1894 and architectural drawings for a multifunctional building for the Exposition Sherbrooke Fair, dated 23 March 1983.

W. Gillies Ross fonds

  • CA ETRC P233
  • Fonds
  • 1767 [Photocopied]-2006

The fonds contains of research done by W. Gillies Ross on the following subjects: the mines at Eustis, Capelton and Albert Mines, asbestos mining at Asbestos, the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic, the Stanstead granite industry, and covered bridges in the Eastern Townships and surrounding areas. It consists largely of research notes, research documents, photographs, and oral histories. The fonds is organized i the following series: Interviews (1944-1996), Harvard’s Baker Library Trip and Research (1887-1996), Jo Cooper (1977-1987), Newspaper Index (1971-1975), National Archive of Canada Research (1903-1921), Publications (1890-1938), Granite Project (1898-1900, 1976), Copper / Pyrite Mining Studies (1867 [Photocopied] -1996), Asbestos Mining and Landscape Research (1897 [Photocopied]-1965), Spanish Flu Research (1918 [Photocopied] -2006), Photographs (1888-1972), Maps and Plans (1767 [Photocopied] - 1979), Asbestos Mining (1950-2004), Mining Study – Correspondence (1883 [Photocopied]-2005), Book Translation (1995), Cookshire (1979), Research on covered bridges ([ca. 1990?]).

Ross, W. Gillies (1931-2019)

Mills

The item contains information on Louis-Philippe Demers' interests. It is a post card depicting mills in Asbestos. Message on verso : Wide Léo Paul Lupi[en], Asbestos, Guide Touristique.

Two people with a wheelbarrow

The item contains information on the Baker family's personal lives. It is a farm scene depicting two unidentified young people, with a young man pushing a young woman seated on a wheelbarrow, possibly in the area of Danville.

Hauling log with sledge

The item is a photograph of a team hauling a log on a sledge (sled) in winter, likely including members of the Baker family at the Edwin G. Baker farm on Haslett Road at Danville, taken in 1914 or 1915. Also visible is the load binder - the bent stick. The log would be chained to the sled, the load binder attached to the chain, bent over and hooked, thereby applying tension to the chain to hold the log in place.

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