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Selected Segments of Multi-Media Productions - Part I

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A collection of eleven four-to five-minute segments from the following filmstrips: From the series, To Know the Hurons - The Draper Dig: The classic rescue archaeology project, from the accidental discovery of the site near Pickering, Ontario; Daily Life: The daily routines of a Huron family; Huron Warfare: Huron weapons, means of defence and the reason for intertribal warfare. From the series, Immigration Experience - Flight from Famine: The terrible conditions that caused the Irish to leave their homeland in 1847 and the shocking experiences of their voyage to Canada; Shaws of Midnapore: An English family who emmigrated to Canada in style, having planned for several years, but who faced a radically different environment from what they had been accustomed to; Toronto the Good: Just after the turn of the century, newcomers settled in an area of Toronto known as the "Ward", drastically changing the Anglo-Saxon image of the city; The New Homeland: The immigration of approximately 170,000 Ukrainians to Canada between 1891-1914 and their encounter with hostility as well as harsh conditions. From the series, Childhood Memories of a Japanese Canadian - Cherished Memories: The life of a Japanese family in the pre-war days of British Columbia; Lost Years: The experiences of a Japanese family during the Second World War when all Japanese nationals and Japanese Canadians were evacuated from coastal British Columbia. From the series, Yesteryear in the Lardeau - Mattie Gunterman: A pioneer woman who lived in the Lardeau, British Columbia in the early 1900s and documented the era with her photographs; Fred Lade: A look at the Lardeau mining community of British Columbia and Fred Lade, a stage coach driver.

1982, 32 min 40 s

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