Shipton, Township of

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8 Archival description results for Shipton, Township of

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.

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.