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Item · [n.d.]
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A pamphlet titled “Bacterial Ring Rot of Potatoes” by N. Shenderevich, a research assistant, and E.T. Andersen, Associate Professor of Horticulture at the University of Manitoba. The pamphlet is from the Extension Service of the Department of Agriculture and Immigration in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The stamp on the cover page indicates that the pamphlet is from the Office of the Agricultural Representative in Altona, Manitoba. The pamphlet provides information about how ring rot affects potatoes, how it spreads, and control methods for preventing the spread.

Shenderevich, N.
Item · Mar., 1950
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A pamphlet titled “Garden and Their Control” by A.V. Mitchener, a professor of Entomology at the University of Manitoba. The pamphlet is listed as Publication No. 232 and was published in March 1950 by the Manitoba Department of Agriculture and Immigration in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The pamphlet consists of two large information tables. Each line contains information about a different insect. The columns are labelled “Plants Attacked,” “Description of Injurous Stages and Type of Injury,” “Summary of Life History,” “Time for Effective Control,” and “Control.” The pamphlet was printed by C.E. Leech, the King’s Printer for the Province of Manitoba.

Mitchener, A.V.
Item · Dec., 1939
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A pamphlet titled “Preparing Bees for Winter” by C. B. Gooderham, a Dominion Apiarist. The pamphlet was published by the Dominion of Canada Department of Agriculture, Experimental Farms Service, Bee Division in Ottawa, Ontario, in December 1939. The pamphlet is marked as Publication 674 and Circular 151. The pamphlet provides information about “preparation of bees for winter” because “the care given to this work will largely determine the number of living colonies the following spring” such as the qualities of strong colonies of young bees, the food supply during the winter, and protection against winter weather.

Gooderham, C. B.
Item · March, 1954
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

"Publication No. 269." Agricultural information on corn, sugar beets, field peas, sunflowers, soybeans, rape seed, and safflower, specific to the province of Manitoba. Topics include adaptation, varieties, land preparation, cultivation, harvesting, diseases and pests, etc.

Manitoba Department of Agriculture and Immigration
Item · Apr., 1951
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A pamphlet titled “Balance Manitoba Farming with Forage Crops” published by the Manitoba Department of Agriculture and Immigration in Winnipeg, Manitoba in April 1951. The pamphlet is marked as Publication No. 242. The pamphlet provides information about how farmers can cultivate a balanced crop system through soil, livestock, weed control, crop rotation and variety, and various farming practices. There are several information tables and charts that provide examples of crop sequence and rotation as well as a few photographs of farmland. The name “D.J. McFadden” is handwritten in the top right corner of the cover.
Table of Contents: A Balanced Crop Program, For the Soil, For Livestock, For Weed Control, Changes Needed in Farm Practice, Choosing a Balanced Rotation, For the Grain Farm, For Farms with Some Livestock, For Long-term Mixed Farming, Crops and Varieties, Legumes, Grasses, Recommended Mixtures, Cultural Practices, Table of Recommended Crops and Mixtures, Making Top Quality Hay, Pasture Management.

Item · Oct., 1958
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A pamphlet titled” Farm Animal Insects and Their Control” by A.G. Robinson, Associate Professor of Entomology at the University of Manitoba. The pamphlet was published by the Manitoba Department of Agriculture and Immigration in Winnipeg, Manitoba in October 1958. The pamphlet is marked as Publication No. 267 (Revised). The pamphlet consists of a large information table split in two. Each line contains information about a different insect. The columns are labelled “Insect,” “Animals Attacked,” “Description of Injurious Stages and Type of Injury,” “Summary of Life History,” and “Control.” The insects listed on the table are Cattle Biting Louse, Sheep Biting Louse, Short-Nosed Cattle Louse, Hog Louse, Mosquitoes, Black Flies, Horse Flies, Stable Fly, Horn Fly, House Fly, Sheep Bot Fly, Common Cattle Grub, Northern Cattle Grub, Horse Bot Fly, Nose Bot Fly, Throat Bot Fly, Sheep Ked, Cat Flea, Dog Flea, and American Dog Tick. The pamphlet also provides some information about poultry lice and mites.

Robinson, A.G.
Item · Jun., 1946
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A pamphlet titled “Field Crop Insects and Their Control” by A.V. Mitchener, a Professor of Entomology at the University of Manitoba. The pamphlet was published by the Manitoba Department of Agriculture and Immigration in Winnipeg, Manitoba in June 1946. The pamphlet is marked as Publication No. 206. The pamphlet consists of a large information table on one side of the pamphlet, and additional information on the other. Each line of the table contains information about a different insect. The columns are labelled “Insect,” “Plants Attacked,” “Evidence of Injury,” “Season in Which Damage May Be Observed,” “Description of Injurious Stage,” “Habits of Injurious Stage Insects,” “Method of Control,” and “When, Where and How to Apply Remedy.” The insects listed on the table are Field Cricket, Grasshoppers, Western Cinch Bug, Alfalfa Plant Bug, Wireworms, Sweet Clover Weevil, Beet Webworm, Armyworm, Corn Earworm, Cutworms, Hessian Fly, Wheat Stem Maggot, and the Wheat Stem Sawfly. The pamphlet also provides various pointers about how to identify which insect is affecting the farmer’s crops. The name “D.J. McFadden” is handwritten in the top right corner.

Mitchener, A.V.
Item · Sept., 1949
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A booklet titled “Equipment for Harvesting Hay and Silage” by WM. Kalbfleisch. The booklet was published by the Canada Department of Agriculture Experimental Farm Service in September 1949. The booklet is marked as Publication 826 and Farmers’ Bulletin 158. The booklet provides detailed information about various farm machines and equipment that are ideal for harvesting hay and silage. The booklet covers topics such as methods of collecting, hauling and storing hay and silage, using balers, forage crop harvesting methods, auxiliary equipment such as hay carts, wagon unloaders or hay blowers, and also provides an extensive appendix. The booklet includes various photographs of these different methods and machinery.

Kalbfleisch, Wilhelm
Item · Sept., 1948
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A booklet titled “Alfalfa for Hay, SIlage and Pasture” by the Forage Plants and Field Husbandry Divisions of the Central Experimental Farm in Ottawa, Ontario and the Dominion Experimental Station in Lethbridge, Alberta. The booklet was published by the Dominion of Canada Department of Agriculture in Sept. 1948. The booklet is marked as Publication 735 and Farmers’ Bulletin 110. The booklet provides information about the different varieties of alfalfa, methods of growing alfalfa, harvesting methods, and how to use alfalfa as silage. The booklet includes various photographs of alfalfa varieties and fields, as well as harvesting methods. On the inside of the back cover page, there is a list of people involved with the Experimental Farm Service in Canada.

Central Experimental Farm
Item · Aug., 1946
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A pamphlet titled “Hay and Hay Making in Prairie Provinces” by M.J. Tinline from the Dominion Experimental Farm of the Experimental Farms Service in Brandon, Manitoba. The pamphlet was published by the Dominion of Canada Department of Agriculture in Ottawa, Ontario in August 1946. The pamphlet is marked as Publication 722 and Farmers’ Bulletin 104. The pamphlet provides information about growing hay in the Prairie provinces and covers topics such as establishing stands of hay, types of hay, how to improve the quality of hay, stacking and storage methods, and hay irrigation. The booklet also provides several photographs of hay fields and a few technical drawings of instruments for hay cultivation.

Tinline, M. J.
Item · Oct., 1971
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A brochure titled “Prairie Grains Policy… What are the facts?” published by the Manitoba Department of Agriculture in October 1971. At the beginning of the brochure, there is a foreword written by Samual Uskiw, the Minister of Agriculture in Manitoba. The purpose of the brochure is to “clear up some of the confusion that has surrounded recent national grain policy discussions.” The brochure provides details and clarification for the Temporary Wheat Reserves Act, Bill C-244 or The Prairie Grains Stabilization Act, and Manitoba’s proposal for a Net Income Stabilization Plan.

Uskiw, Samuel
Item · [n.d.]
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A pamphlet titled “Rental and Custom Charges for Farm Machinery” issued by the Extension Service Branch and published by the Manitoba Department of Agriculture. The purpose of the pamphlet is to “help farmers and custom operators calculate rental and custom charges for various field operations.” Inside the pamphlet is a large information table and worksheet that lists various farm machinery and their rental and custom charges. Some of the machines listed include backhoes, forage blowers, hay conditioners, mowers, rakes, and crawler tractors. On the back of the pamphlet, there is a guide for using the worksheet.

Item · 1951
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A pamphlet titled “Caragana is a Valuable Hedge and Shelterbelt Plant” by John Walker, Superintendent of the Forest Nursery Station in Indian Head, Saskatchewan. The pamphlet was published by the Canada Department of Agriculture in 1951. The pamphlet provides information about the shrub Caragana and covers topics such as growing Cargana from seed, starting a hedge, trimming overgrown hedges, and removing unwanted or surplus hedges.

Walker, John
Item · 1954
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A booklet titled “Dominion Forest Nursery Stations Progress Report 1947-1952” by John Walker, Superintendent of the Dominion Forest Nursery Station in Indian Head, Saskatchewan, and W.L. Kerr, Superintendent of the Dominion Forest Nursery Station in Sutherland, Saskatchewan. The booklet was published by the Canada Department of Agriculture in 1954. The booklet outlines the tree-planting activities over a period of six years at the two Forestry Nursery Stations. The report outlines the distribution of trees for shelterbelt and hedge planting on farms, permanent plantations, farm shelterbelts, special cooperative projects, rodent control, publicity, and tree physiology.

Walker, John
Item · Dec., 1966
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A pamphlet titled “Provincial Feed Analysis Service” from the Manitoba Department of Agriculture and Conservation. The pamphlet was published in December 1966 and is marked as Publication No. 450. The pamphlet provides information about the feed analysis services offered by the provincial government. The photographs included in the pamphlet depict the analysis process.

Manitoba. Department of Agriculture
Item · 2011
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A poster containing the genealogy of Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) wheat cultivars. The genealogical chart was produced by Dr. Ron M. DePauw of the Semiarid Prairie Agricultural Research Centre (SPARC), and the poster was distributed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Top Crop Manager magazine.

The poster also lists "Wheat relatives in CWRS genealogy" [Triticum turgidum ssp. diccocoides; T. turgidum ssp. durum; T. speltoides; and T. tauschii]; "Doubled haploid cultivars" [McKenzie; Lillian; Superb; Alvena; CDC Abound; Waskada; Stettler; Shaw; Carberry; and Muchmore]; and "Cultivars developed using molecular marker assisted selection" [Lillian; Somerset; Goodeve; and Vesper].

Three CWRS cultivars are shown in captioned photographs: "Marquis", "Neepawa", and "AC Barrie".

DePauw, Ron M.
Item · January, 2016
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A large un-folding double-sided map showing railway systems, focused on the United States but also showing southern Canada and most of Mexico. Canadian Pacific (CP) railways are emphasized, but also shows BNSF, CN, CSX, AMTK, etc. Includes and index of CP stations and mileage between cities. The verso contains a legend of "Cities, Connections and Facilities" and shows enlarged maps of various cities including Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Vancouver, Minneapolis, Chicago, Detroit, etc., as well as a series of illustrations of "CP Fleet Car Types."

Canadian Pacific Railway
Item · July 2009
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"Port Metro Vancouver is Canada's largest port and the fourth largest tonnage port in North America. Offering 28 major marine cargo terminals and three Class I railroads, the Port provides a full range of facilities and services to the international shipping community."

One large unfolding pamphlet with information about Port Metro Vancouver - "Canada's dynamic gateway for domestic and international trade and tourism."

One side consists of a map of Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) in the Greater Vancouver Area which indicates container handling facilities, and a list of automobile, bulk, container, and cruise terminals. The other side contains smaller maps of the Pacific Rim and North America, photographs, and more specific information about Port Metro Vancouver, with topics including "Sustainability", "Economic", "Sectors" [including "Automobiles"; "Breakbulk"; "Bulk"; "Containers"; and "Cruise"], "Community", "Environment", and a "Port Overview".

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
Item · 2019
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

An advertising book for Canadian Pacific Railway, providing information on services, safety, locations, marketing, storage, community involvement, etc. Page 11 is a fold-out map of southern Canada and northern United States showing the railroad network. Laid-in between pages 10-11 is a loose page detailing "plans to invest a half billion dollars in new, highly efficient hopper cars."

Canadian Pacific Railway
Item · 1965-03-12 - 1965-04-09
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A filled out "Amending Import Entry" form from Canada Customs, prepared by Custom House Broker J. J. Coleman on behalf of Mr. D. McFadden. The form justifies the refund of $5.81 for adjusted customs duty and sales tax for the importation of "artificial insemination tubes for poultry" from the United States of America into Canada. The back of the form is unfilled and includes an "Owner's Declaration" and "Declaration of Consignee in Canada."

Coleman, J. J.
Item · [n.d.]
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A booklet titled “Forage Crops and Stable Agriculture” by R. Whiteman, an Agronomist from the Manitoba Department of Agriculture. The booklet was published by the Manitoba Pool Elevators in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The booklet provides information about soil erosion, producing good quality hay, pasture production, and corn production in Manitoba, among other topics. On the cover page "D. J. McFadden" is handwritten under the title.

Whiteman, Robert
Item · 1944
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A booklet titled “Ornamental Shrubs and Small Trees for the Canadian Prairies” by S.W. Edgecombe, an Associate Professor of Horticulture at the University of Manitoba. The booklet was published by Line Elevators Farm Service in April 1944, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The booklet covers topics such as the use of ornamental shrubs in home plantings, plant maintenance, and recommended shrubs and information about their care. Throughout the booklet, there are various photographs of shrubs and small trees. On the back cover page of the booklet, there is a list of sponsors. On the cover page "D. J. McFadden" is handwritten in the top right corner.

Edgecombe, S.W.
Item · 1954
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A Chemical Weed Control National Handbook from the Agricultural Department of the National Grain Company Limited in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The handbook was published in 1954. The handbook provides information about chemical treatments for various weeds as well as different charts that list combinations and the amounts of chemicals necessary for weed control. The final pages of the handbook contain handwritten field notes. The back cover of the handbook is a small pouch that contains a pull-out cardstock Mixing Table Chart that indicates the ounces of acid necessary per gallon of water.

National Grain Company Limited
Item · [1952]
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A "vest-pocket edition" publication on quality expectations and grading factors for various field crops being sold in Manitoba, including information on excess seeds, ergot and smut, grain mixtures, dampness and moisture levels, etc. Contains advertisements for local businesses.

Manitoba Pool Elevators
Item · 1953
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Three documents providing information on agricultural seed treatments. The first is titled "The Control of Loose Smut of Barley" and outlines two methods; warm water and spergon. The second is titled "An appraisal of some seed treatments for sale in Canada 1954" and consists mainly of a table comparing the effectiveness of 19 different products. The third is titled "Hot-water treatment of wheat and barley seed" and provides details and instructions on the procedure specific to wheat and barley.

Sub-committee on Seed Treatments
Item · Apr., 1968
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A booklet titled “Rapeseed: Canada’s “Cinderella’ Crop” published by the Rapeseed Association of Canada in April 1968. The booklet provides information about the origins and history of rapeseed plants, ideal growing conditions, varieties and species, seeding practices, and various diseases and pests that can affect plant growth. The booklet includes several information tables, maps, and photographs related to rapeseed and its production. The booklet ends with an acknowledgement statement from James McAnsh, the Executive Director of the Rapeseed Association of Canada. For further information, there are two contacts listed on the back cover page.
Table of Contents: Origin and History, Foreword, Introduction, World Oilseed Market, Domestic Market Potential, Rapeseed Breeding Program, Area of Adaptation, Choice of Land and Rotation, Rape Varieties and Species, Seed and Seeing Practices, Use of Fertilizer, Pollination, Weed Control, Diseases, Control of Rape and Mustard Diseases, Insect Pests, Harvesting and Threshing, Storage and Cleaning, Grading, Mustard Seed Crops Introduction, Mustard Species, Area of Adaptation, Varieties, Harvesting and Marketing, Grading.

Item · Nov., 1977
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A booklet titled “Insect Pests and Diseases of Rape and Mustard” published by the Rapeseed Association of Canada in November 1977 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The booklet was prepared by Dr L. Burgess, Dr J. Dueck, Dr G.A. Petrie, and L.G. Putnam from the Agriculture Canada Research Station in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The booklet is an updated version of the booklet of the same name from 1972 and provides information about the various insects and diseases that can affect rapeseed and mustard plants at all stages of growth. Each insect and disease is described and accompanied by a colour photograph. The booklet also provides solutions for mitigating or preventing these pests. There are several updates from the previous booklet to include more insects and diseases.
Table of Contents: Flea Beetle, Red Turnip Beetle, Red-backed Cutworm, Diamondback Moth, Bertha Armyworm, Beet Webworm, Loopers, Clover Caterpillars, Other Caterpillars, Imported Cabbageworm, Western Cabbageworm, Aphids, Minimizing Hazards to Bees, Preparation of Sprayers, Personal Safety, Table of Control Recommendations, Staghead or White Rust, Downy Mildew, Alternaria Black Spot, Grey Stem, Sclerotinia Stem Rot, Foot Rot, Black Leg, and Aster Yellows.

Burgess, L., Dr.
Item · [c. 2009]
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A booklet on agricultural sustainability with a focus on soybean crops. Contains the mission statement and goals of the producing organization (Field to Market), statistical data on topics such as land and energy use, soil loss, climate impact, and water use, as well as a collection of quotes from industry professionals.

Field to Market
Item · Jun., 1981
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A booklet titled “Canola Meal for Livestock and Poultry” edited by Dr. D.R. Clandinin for the Canola Council of Canada. The booklet was published by the Canola Council of Canada in Winnipeg, Manitoba in June 1981 and is marked as Publication No. 59. This publication “assembles the latest research findings on the use of canola meal in rations for livestock and poultry.” The publication provides information about processing canola seed for quality meal, the composition of canola meal, canola meal for poultry, canola meal for pigs, and canola meal for beef and dairy cattle. Each section is written by various authors who are all listed on the last page of the publication.

Item · Nov., 1980
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A newsletter titled “Canola Digest” from the Canola Council of Canada in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The newsletter, published monthly, is marked as Volume 14, No. 11 and was published in November 1980. The newsletter provides information about various topics related to canola oil such as stars at the Alberta Growers’ Convention, research funds for the council, the titles of the proposed research, an upcoming meeting for Saskatchewan growers, domestic production of deodorized oils, overseas clearances, and current canola production. Several information tables are included in the newsletter.

Canola Council of Canada
Item · Dec. 30, 1975
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A pamphlet titled “Phosphorus” by Dr. J.D. Beaton, Chief Agronomist. The pamphlet is from Cominco Ltd in Calgary, Alberta. The pamphlet is marked as Number 28 and was published on December 30, 1975. On the cover of the pamphlet, there is a bubble map illustrating the role of phosphorus in crop production. The pamphlet provides information about the importance of phosphorus in crop production and covers topics such as the properties of phosphorus, phosphorus placement for cereal crops, phosphorus fertilization of corn, and residual phosphorus.

Beaton, J.D.
Item · 1975-1979
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An account book maintained by Donald James McFadden as a record of the expenses, profits, receipts, and shipping information related to his poultry breeder flocks between the years 1975-1979. The information is kept in a Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) "Farmers' Account Book", which has been retitled "Breeder Record - 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 & 1979" by Donald McFadden and is filled in with meticulous handwritten figures, calculations, notes, and dates.

The ledger contains detailed handwritten storage records as well as records regarding shipments, expenses, and profits of Donald McFadden's breeder flocks recorded on pp. 5-24. Additionally includes various handwritten and typed notes and calculations stapled in between pp. 5-24.

All remaining pages of the ledger are left blank.

Contents:
"Proceeds From Egg Sales" [1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979]
"Poultry Accounts" [1975; 1976; 1977; 1978]
"Insemination Record" [1975; 1976; 1977; 1978]

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 1960-1963
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An account book maintained by Donald James McFadden as a record of the expenses, profits, receipts, and shipping information related to his chicken flocks over the crop years between 1960-1963. The ledger is kept in a Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) "Farmers' Account Book" which has been retitled "Chicken Records - 1960 & 1961 & 1962" by Donald McFadden, and is filled in with meticulous handwritten figures, calculations, notes, and dates.

The ledger contains detailed handwritten records of orders, sales, shipments, gifts, feed, and the profits and costs associated with the chicken flocks, recorded on pp. 5-21 and 25. The ledger additionally contains handwritten scratch calculations in the margin of page 4 and on the inner back cover. All remaining pages of the ledger are left blank.

Contents:
"Wheat Used For Chickens" [1960; 1961]
"Miscellaneous Items To Charge To Chickens" [1960]
"Chickens Shipped" [1960; 1961; 1962]
"Returns From Sales" [1960]
"Expenses on Chickens" [1960; 1961; 1962]
"Record of Foley Account" [1961; 1962]
"Receipts From Chickens" [1961; 1962; 1963].

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 1960-1961
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An account book maintained by Donald James McFadden as a record of the expenses, profits, receipts, and shipping information related to his turkey flocks for the 1960-1961 crop year. The ledger is kept in a Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) "Farmers' Account Book" which has been retitled "Turkey Records 1960" by Donald McFadden, and is filled in with meticulous handwritten figures, calculations, notes, and dates.

The ledger contains detailed handwritten records regarding orders, sales, shipments, gifts, feed, and the profits and costs associated with the turkey flock, recorded on pp. 5-13 and pp. 24-26. All remaining pages of the ledger are left blank.

Contents:
"Turkey Orders" [Date; Name; No.; Form - (New York Dressed (NYD); Eviscerated) H or T (hen or tom); Price]
"Turkey Sales" [Date; No.; Name; Form [Eviscerated; NYD; Live]; H or T; Weight; Price; Receipts]
"Record of Flock" [Killed or Sold; On Hand for Breeders; Mortality; Total Birds Accounted For; Poults Received; Unaccounted For]
"Record of Turkeys Shipped" [Date; Name; Toms; Hens]
"Value of Turkeys Purchased from Co-op for Gifts Charged to Expenses"
"Gifts" [Name; Toms; Hens]
"Extra Feed To Charge To Turkeys"
"Record of Grain Purchases & Disposal - 1960" [Date; Purchased From; Turkeys; Elevator; Chickens; Cost].

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 1966-1967
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

An account book maintained by Donald James McFadden as a record of the expenses, profits, receipts, and shipping information related to his turkey and chicken flocks for the 1966-1967 crop year. The ledger is kept in a Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) "Farmers' Account Book" which has been retitled "Turkey Records 1966" by Donald McFadden, and is filled in with meticulous handwritten figures, calculations, notes, and dates.

The ledger contains detailed handwritten records regarding orders, sales, shipments, gifts, feed, and the profits and costs associated with the turkey and chicken flocks, recorded on pp. 5-18 and 45-47. Additionally includes 1 copy of a typed letter [from Donald McFadden to Public Cold Storage Ltd. regarding firms and persons authorized to draw turkeys from his stock] and 1 handwritten note [containing calculations regarding turkeys in storage until Aug. 31/67] stapled in to page 4. All remaining pages of the ledger are left blank.

Contents:
"Turkey Orders 1966" & "1967" [Date; Name; No.; H or T (hen or tom); Form - (Eviscerated); Price; Weight; Remarks]
"Turkey Sales 1966 Flock" & "After Jan. 1/67" [Date; Name; No.; H or T; Grade; Price; Weight; Receipts; Paid]
"Record of Monthly Sales - Private Trade Only 1967" [Date (monthly); dollar amount]
"Chicken Sales 1966" [ Date; No.; Name; Form (New York Dressed (NYD); Live; Eviscerated); Weight; Price; Receipts; Paid]
"Chickens To Keep"
"Chicken Disposal" [Date; Name; Mortality; Total Accounted For; Short (unaccounted for)]
"Shipping & Killing Record" [Date; To (Shipped/Killed); Flock No. 1 (Hens; Toms); Flock No. 2 (Hens; Toms); Breeders (Hens; Toms)]

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 1967-1968
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

An account book maintained by Donald James McFadden as a record of the expenses, profits, receipts, and shipping information related to his turkey and chicken flocks for the 1967-1968 crop year. The ledger is kept in a Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) "Farmers' Account Book" which has been retitled "Turkey Records 1967" by Donald McFadden, and is filled in with meticulous handwritten figures, calculations, notes, and dates.

The ledger contains detailed handwritten records regarding orders, sales, shipments, gifts, feed, and the profits and costs associated with the turkey and chicken flocks, recorded on pp. 5-6, 14, 25-26, and 46-47. Additionally includes 1 handwritten note ["Breeder Hens Processed At Home"] stapled in to p. 7. All remaining pages of the ledger are left blank.

Contents:
"Turkey Orders 1967" [Delivered; Date; Name; No.; H or T (hen or tom); Price; Weight; Remarks]
"Monthly Sales Totals - 1968" [Date (monthly); dollar amount]
"Value of Chicken Gifts & Donations" [Date; Name; Personal; Business]
"Turkey Gifts & Donations - Personal" & "Business" [Date; Name; No.; H or T; Grade; Weight; Value]
"Shipping & Killing Record 1967" [Date; To (Shipped; Killed); Flock No. 1 (Hens; Toms); Flock No. 2 (Hens; Toms); Breeders (Hens; Toms); Chickens; Hospital Turkeys (Hens; Toms)]

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 1967-1968
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

An account book maintained by Donald James McFadden as a record of information related to the cold storage of his poultry stock for the 1967-1968 crop year. The ledger is kept in a Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) "Farmers' Account Book" which has been retitled "Storage Record 1967-68" by Donald McFadden, and is filled in with meticulous handwritten figures, calculations, notes, and dates.

The ledger contains detailed handwritten records regarding the storage of Donald McFadden's poultry stock, organized by Grade (A; B; C; Utility) and recorded on pp. 5-26. Additionally includes 1 typed receipt [captioned "Approx. total non. neg. (non-negotiable) stock at May 1/68"] laid in between pp. 4 and 5. All remaining pages of the ledger are left blank.

Contents:
Non-negotiable Stock [Grade (A; B; C; Utility); Item; In (Weight; Containers); Out (Weight; Containers); Balance (Weight; Containers)]
Negotiable Stock [Grade (A; B; C; Utility); Item; In (Weight; Containers); Out (Weight; Containers); Balance (Weight; Containers)]

McFadden, Donald James
Item · [n.d.]
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Undated meeting minutes for a Maniotba Turkey Producers’ Marketing Board meeting. The minutes are dated October 25, but no year is included. The meeting was held in the Co-op Board Room at 1700 Portage Ave in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The minutes list the members present at the meeting. The topics discussed at this meeting include backfat requirements on turkey toms, a financial statement for the levy account, a potential plan for quota permits, and several motions regarding various upcoming meetings with other organizations.

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · 1969
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A collection of meeting minutes for the Manitoba Turkey Producers’ Marketing Boards meetings in 1969. The minutes range from January 3, 1969, to December 16, 1969. The majority of the meetings were held at 1700 Portage Ave and 1200 King Edward Street in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Each minutes document lists the date, location of the meeting, and the names of people present for the meeting, and provides details about the topics discussed. Some of the discussion topics for these meetings include the inspection of potential office space, prospective investors, various correspondence, quality of turkeys, marketing permits and permit applications, paying prices, and many more.

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · 1971
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A collection of meeting minutes for the Manitoba Turkey Producers’ Marketing Boards meetings in 1971. The minutes range from January 12, 1971, to December 29, 1971. The majority of the meetings were held at 1200 King Edward Street in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Each document lists the date, location of the meeting, and the names of people present for the meeting, and provides details about the topics discussed. Some of the discussion topics for the meetings include various correspondence with the board, dead-on-arrival turkeys, possible obtaining company credit cards for board directors and managers, the overproduction of broilers by a particular farmer, turkey producer complaints, and pooling of returns.

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · 1975
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A collection of meeting minutes from the Manitoba Turkey Producers’ Marketing Board meetings from 1975. The minutes range from January 14, 1975, to December 16, 1975. None of the minutes have a meeting location listed. Each document lists the date, and the names of people present for the meeting, and provides details about the topics discussed. Some of the discussion topics for the meetings include staff pensions, the yearly budget, grower issues and complaints, feedback from processor representatives, and long-term turkey pools. Several of the meetings included other groups or oganizations such as the Boiler Growers and the advisory committee.

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · 1978
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A collection of meeting minutes from the Manitoba Turkey Producers’ Marketing Board meetings in 1978. The minutes range from January 5, 1978, to December 5, 1978. None of the minutes have a meeting location listed. Each document lists the date, and the names of people present for the meeting, and provides details about the topics discussed. Some of the discussion topics for the meetings include the Federation of Agriculture annual meeting, legal counsel regarding the board’s responsibility for birds during transit, a turkey leg seminar, office equipment, winter marketing for the following year, a cost of feed study, and overmarketing.

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · 1987
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A small collection of meeting minutes from the Manitoba Turkey Producers’ Marketing Board meetings in 1987. Only two meeting minutes are included. The minutes are dated January 12, 1987 and January 15, 1987. Each document lists the date, and the names of people present for the meeting, and provides details about the topics discussed. Both minutes documents are all labelled as Directors Meetings. Some of the discussion topics for the meetings include premiums paid to the board, various statements of account, various motions, pool payments, and various correspondences with the board.

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · 1984 - 1986
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A collection of meeting minutes from the Manitoba Turkey Producers’ Marketing Board Semi-Annual Meetings. The meeting dates were October 23, 1984, November 7, 1985, and November 5, 1986. The location of all three meetings is listed as the International Inn in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The first minutes document is formatted as a Q&A and alternates between questions and answers. The second minutes document covers topics such as winter tom production, free trade, clearance certificates, quota allocations, and fresh products for the retail market. The third minutes document is a photocopy of handwritten meeting minutes and covers topics such as multiple breeder policies, Alberta’s broiler program, and a report from the Manitoba Poultry Health Advisory Committee.

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · 1968 - 1969
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A collection of meeting minutes from the Regional Co-ordinating Committee meetings. The minutes range from December 4, 1968, to December 6, 1969. The locations of the meetings are listed as Calgary, Alberta, and the International Inn in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Each document lists the date, location, and the names of people present for the meeting, and provides details about the topics discussed. Each document also includes copies of reports or supplemental materials mentioned in the minutes. Some of the discussion topics for the meetings included provincial reports, various motions, regional minimum prices, and promotion and merchandising.

Regional Co-ordinating Committee
Item · 1969 - 1972
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A collection of meeting minutes from the National Turkey Co-ordinating Committee meetings. The minutes range from September 9, 1969, to November 15, 1972. The locations of the meetings are listed as the Airport Inn in Vancouver, British Columbia, Holiday Inn in Ottawa, Ontario, International Inn in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Blue Boy Motor Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, U.C.C. Offices in Montreal, Quebec, North Star Inn in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Vagabond Motor Inn in Regina, Saskatchewan, Airline Inn in Calgary, Alberta, and Hotel Saskatchewan in Regina, Saskatchewan. Each document lists the date, location, and the names of people present for the meeting, and provides details about the topics discussed. Some of the discussion topics for the meetings included various reports from committees, radio promotion, marketing research, discussions of Bill C-176, national marketing plans, and provincial reports. The name "D. McFadden" is handwritten in pencil along the top edge of the first document.

National Turkey Co-ordinating Committee
Item · Feb. 25, 1972
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A green duotang with a printed title on the cover that indicates the contents are a report of the Manitoba Turkey Producers’ Marketing Board Third Annual Meeting at the Niakwa Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on February 25, 1972. The meeting is noted to be a combined meeting between the Manitoba Turkey Association (17th Annual Meeting) and the Manitoba Turkey Producers’ Marketing Board (3rd Annual Meeting). The first page lists the board members and the second page outlines the schedule of events for the meeting. The remaining pages in the duotang are the minutes from the annual meeting of the previous year which was held on January 29, 1971. The minutes cover topics such as auditor reports, elections for different districts, meetings with other boards, and current production. Also included in the duotang are a balance sheet, a statement of revenue and expenditures, a pie chart depicting the disposition of revenue, and a report titled “Marketing Alternatives for the Manitoba Turkey Producers’ Marketing Board.” On the front of the duotang, there is a label sticker with the handwritten name "D. J. McFadden."

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · Mar. 7, 1974
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

The Manitoba Turkey Producers Marketing Board Fifth Annual Meeting report. The annual meeting was held at the Ramada Inn in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on March 7, 1974. The annual report consists of several smaller reports and loose-leaf papers such as a list of elected directors, a schedule for the meeting, meeting minutes from the previous annual meeting on February 23, 1973, a producer board report, several estimated production cost sheets for 1974, an economist report, a chairman’s report, balance sheets for the previous year, and an updated producer list. The name "Don McFadden" is handwritten in the top right corner of the front cover page.

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · Feb. 24, 1977
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

The Manitoba Turkey Producers Marketing Board Eighth Annual Meeting report. The annual meeting was held at the International Inn in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on February 24, 1977. The annual report consists of several smaller reports and single pages such as a meeting agenda, a list of current directors, meeting minutes from the previous annual meeting on February 26, 1976, a producer board report, an estimated cost sheet of turkey production in Manitoba, the budget for the year, an economist report, a list of current turkey producers, and several others. There are four blue tabs attached to pages in the report and they are titled “Prod. Brd.,” “Financial,” “Home Ec.,” and “C.T.M.A.”

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · Feb. 22, 1978
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

The Manitoba Turkey Producers Marketing Board Ninth Annual Meeting report. The annual meeting was held at the International Inn in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on February 22, 1978. The annual report consists of several smaller reports and single pages such as a meeting agenda, a list of current directors, meeting minutes from the previous annual meeting on February 24, 1977, a producer board report, the budget for the year, an economist report, financial records, a list of current turkey producers, and several others. The name "Don McFadden" is handwritten in the top right corner of the front cover page.

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · Mar. 3, 1982
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

The Manitoba Turkey Producers Marketing Board Thirteenth Annual Meeting report. The annual meeting was held at the International Inn in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on March 3, 1982. The annual report consists of several smaller reports and single pages such as a meeting agenda, a list of current directors, a producer board report, a marketing agency report, a promotion report, the budget for the year, financial records, a list of current turkey producers, and several others. The name "Don McFadden" is handwritten in the top right corner of the front cover page.

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · Mar. 7, 1991
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

The Manitoba Turkey Producers Marketing Board Twenty-Second Annual Meeting report. The annual meeting was held at the Radisson Suite Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on March 7, 1991. The annual report consists of several smaller reports and items such as a producer board report, market allotments, the proposed budget for the year, a list of elected directors, an export report, and several others. The name "Don McFadden" is handwritten in the top right corner of the front cover page. Also included with the annual report booklet is a a report titled “1990 Broiler Cost of Production Figures,” and a producer plus basic quota list for 1991.

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · Mar. 30, 1993
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

The Canadian Turkey Marketing Agency Annual Report for 1993. The report was created for the twentieth annual meeting and was prepared for presentation to the Federal Minister of Agriculture and the National Farm Products Council. The annual meeting was held in Ottawa, Ontario on March 30, 1994. The report contains a list of staff and directors, a message from the Chairman, an executive report, a marketing report, various charts depicting market growth and turkey production, and various financial statements. When the report is flipped over and turned upside down, the report is duplicated in French.

Canadian Turkey Marketing Agency
Item · Mar. 2, 1999
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

The Manitoba Turkey Producers Marketing Board Thirtieth Annual Meeting report. The annual meeting was held at the Holiday Inn Airport West in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on March 2, 1999. The annual report consists of several smaller reports and items such as a producer board report, market allotments, the proposed budget for the year, a list of elected directors, an export report, and several others. Also included with the annual report booklet is a producer plus basic quota list for 1999.

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · 21 Nov. 1960 - 6 Feb. 1962
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Receipt book maintained by Donald James McFadden, containing the details of approximately 50 poultry sales made to various individuals, businesses, and organizations.

Included receipts are dated between 21 November 1960 and 6 February 1962, and record the seller's information ["Bought of D. J. McFadden, Rivers, Man."], purchaser's information ["Sold to" Name and Address], date of transaction, and details of transaction [including amount, type, and base price per unit of items being sold and total purchase price].

Some receipts contain short handwritten notes providing additional context on poultry orders and deliveries.

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 1 Mar. 1963 - 23 Dec. 1963
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Receipt book maintained by Donald James McFadden, containing the details of approximately 50 poultry sales made to various individuals, businesses, and organizations.

Included receipts are dated between 1 March 1963 and 23 December 1963, and record the seller's information ["Bought of D. J. McFadden, Rivers, Man."], purchaser's information ["Sold to" Name and Address], date of transaction, and details of transaction [including amount, type, and base price per unit of items being sold and total purchase price].

Some receipts contain short handwritten notes providing additional context on poultry orders and deliveries.

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 2 Mar. 1966 - 29 July 1966
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Receipt book maintained by Donald James McFadden, containing the details of approximately 50 poultry sales made to various individuals, businesses, and organizations.

Included receipts are dated between 2 March 1966 and 29 July 1966, and record the purchaser's information [Name and Address], date of transaction, and details of transaction [including amount, type, and base price per unit of items being sold and total purchase price]. The seller's information ["D. J. McFadden, Rivers, Manitoba"] is recorded as a stamp on the front cover of the receipt book.

Some receipts contain short handwritten notes providing additional context on poultry orders and deliveries.

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 24 Nov. 1966 - 22 Dec. 1966; 25 Jan. 1967
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Receipt book maintained by Donald James McFadden, containing the details of approximately 50 poultry sales made to various individuals, businesses, and organizations. A handwritten insert titled "Turkey Sales In Sales Book Lost - Jan. 25/67" is stapled in to the inner front cover of the receipt book, and records the details of 39 additional turkey sales that had previously been recorded in another book.

Included receipts are dated between 24 November 1966 and 22 December 1966. Insert sales list is dated to 25 Jan. 1967. Receipts record the purchaser's information [Name and Address], date of transaction, and details of transaction [including amount, type, and base price per unit of items being sold and total purchase price]. The seller's information ["D. J. McFadden, Rivers, Manitoba"] is recorded as a stamp on the front cover of the receipt book.

Some receipts contain short handwritten notes providing additional context on poultry orders and deliveries.

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 22 Dec. 1967 - 9 May 1968
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Receipt book maintained by Donald James McFadden, containing the details of approximately 50 poultry sales made to various individuals, businesses, and organizations.

Included receipts are dated between 22 December 1967 and 9 May 1968, and record the purchaser's information [Name and Address], date of transaction, and details of transaction [including amount, type, and base price per unit of items being sold and total purchase price]. The seller's information ["D. J. McFadden, Rivers, Manitoba"] is recorded as a stamp on the front cover of the receipt book.

Some receipts contain short handwritten notes providing additional context on poultry orders and deliveries.

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 14 Feb. 1969 - 12 Aug. 1969
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Receipt book maintained by Donald James McFadden, containing the details of approximately 50 poultry sales made to various individuals, businesses, and organizations.

Included receipts are dated between 14 February 1969 and 12 August 1969, and record the purchaser's information [Name and Address], date of transaction, and details of transaction [including amount, type, and base price per unit of items being sold and total purchase price]. The seller's information ["D. J. McFadden, Rivers, Manitoba"] is recorded as a stamp on the front cover of the receipt book.

Some receipts contain short handwritten notes providing additional context on poultry orders and deliveries.

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 26 Aug. 1971 - 1 Nov. 1971
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Receipt book maintained by Donald James McFadden, containing the details of approximately 50 poultry sales made to various individuals, businesses, and organizations.

Included receipts are dated between 26 August 1971 and 1 November 1971, and record the purchaser's information [Name and Address], date of transaction, and details of transaction [including amount, type, and base price per unit of items being sold and total purchase price]. The seller's information ["D. J. McFadden, Rivers, Manitoba"] is recorded as a stamp on the front cover of the receipt book.

Some receipts contain short handwritten notes providing additional context on poultry orders and deliveries.

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 8 Dec. 1971 - 13 June 1972
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Receipt book maintained by Donald James McFadden, containing the details of approximately 50 poultry sales made to various individuals, businesses, and organizations.

Included receipts are dated between 8 December 1971 and 13 June 1972, and record the purchaser's information [Name and Address], date of transaction, and details of transaction [including amount, type, and base price per unit of items being sold and total purchase price]. The seller's information ["D. J. McFadden, Rivers, Manitoba"] is recorded as a stamp on the front cover of the receipt book.

Additionally includes one handwritten note titled "1971 Monthly Sales" [containing amounts for April - August 1971] stapled in to the inner front cover; and one handwritten note titled "P.E.H. Prices" [for "Dec. 13 /71" & "Mar. /72"] on inner back cover.

Some receipts contain short handwritten notes providing additional context on poultry orders and deliveries.

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 20 June 1972 - 9 Nov. 1972
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Receipt book maintained by Donald James McFadden, containing the details of approximately 50 poultry sales made to various individuals, businesses, and organizations.

Included receipts are dated between 20 June 1972 and 9 November 1972, and record the purchaser's information [Name and Address], date of transaction, and details of transaction [including amount, type, and base price per unit of items being sold and total purchase price]. The seller's information ["D. J. McFadden, Rivers, Manitoba"] is recorded as a stamp on the front cover of the receipt book.

Some receipts contain short handwritten notes providing additional context on poultry orders and deliveries.

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 18 Oct. 1973 - 13 Dec. 1973
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Receipt book maintained by Donald James McFadden, containing the details of approximately 50 poultry sales made to various individuals, businesses, and organizations.

Included receipts are dated between 18 October 1973 and 13 December 1973, and record the purchaser's information [Name and Address], date of transaction, and details of transaction [including amount, type, and base price per unit of items being sold and total purchase price].

Additionally includes one handwritten list titled "Turkey Prices Dec. 73" [by gender (Toms; Hens) and grade (A; B; Utility; C)] on inner back cover.

Most receipts contain short handwritten notes providing additional context on poultry orders and deliveries, including marking if the bill has been paid or cancelled. Most of these notes have been initialed by Donald McFadden ["D.J.M."]; however, some have been initialed by his wife Margaret ["M.M."]. Some notes have not been initialed by anyone.

McFadden, Donald James
Item · 8 Oct. 1977 - 18 Oct. 1979
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Receipt book maintained by Donald James McFadden, containing the details of approximately 50 poultry sales made to various individuals, businesses, and organizations.

Included receipts are dated between 8 October 1977 and 18 October 1979, and record the purchaser's information [Name and Address], date of transaction, and details of transaction [including amount, type, and base price per unit of items being sold and total purchase price]. Some receipts additionally record the seller's information ["D.J. McFadden, Rivers, Man."].

Additionally includes two handwritten lists, one titled "1oz. @" [listing prices per ounce] on yellow paper stapled in to inner back cover, and one titled "Breeders On Hand June 22/79" [listing number of breeder toms and hens] written on inner back cover.

Most receipts contain short handwritten notes providing additional context on poultry orders and deliveries, including marking if the bill has been paid or cancelled. Most of these notes have been initialed by Donald McFadden ["D.J.M."]; however, some have been initialed by his wife Margaret ["M.M."]. Some notes have not been initialed by anyone.

McFadden, Donald James
Item · Apr., 1980
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A booklet titled “Marketing Turkey in Canada” published by the Canadian Federation of Agriculture in April 1980. The booklet is “one of a series explaining how Canadian farmers market their products.” The booklet covers various subjects related to the marketing of turkeys such as how to create a turkey plan, the purpose of having a plan, turkey pricing, and managing supply. Several infographics are included in the booklet such as one depicting food price increases, and another depicting the comparison between Ontario price to producer and consumer price index. The booklet also provides contact information for various marketing boards and an index. The Canadian Turkey Marketing Agency is listed as located in Brampton, Ontario. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture is listed as located in Ottawa, Ontario.
Included sections: Why a Turkey Plan?, Introduction, Marketing Boards, Accountability, Development of the Plan, How the Plan Works, Purpose, Organization, Turkey Pricing, Cost of Production, Survey Cost Information, Survey Constants, Formula Cost Calculations, Price to Turkey Producers, Managing Supply, Quota, Adherence to the Plan, Imports, The processing Industry, Information, and Index.

Item · Sept. 26, 1968
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A small collection of news releases related to The Manitoba Turkey Producers’ Marketing Board. The first news release is an editorial from the CFAM and CHSM Southern Manitoba radio station by Bruce Gunn. The editorial was released in September 1968 and discusses "Producer marketing Boards and the proposed changes in marketing legislation in the province." The second news release was addressed to the Premier of Alberta from Gil Molgat, the leader of the Liberal Party in Manitoba. The news release is dated September 26, 1968. The news release expresses concerns about specific “plans for orderly marketing of turkeys and broiler chickens produced in Manitoba.”
The third news release is a cut-out article titled “Poultry market bid produces a dispute.” The article is attached to a statement from the President of the Canadian Turkey Federation, the Chairman of the Canadian Broiler Council, and the Canadian Egg Producers Council. The release and the statement discuss the “broad exemptions the Manitoba Government is insisting be included in the marketing schemes already approved by the vast majority of the Manitoba Turkey and Broiler Chicken Producers by free and democratic vote.”
The fourth news item is a torn-out article titled “Manitoba Turkey and Broiler Board Members Hold First Combined Meeting of Manitoba Marketing Boards.” The article includes a B&W photograph of board members, including Don McFadden. On the back of the article are unrelated profiles of various people.
The fifth news release is from The Manitoba Turkey Producers’ Marketing Board and was released on June 28, 1968, regarding a general policy statement. The aforementioned general policy statement is attached to the release and dated June 27, 1968.
The sixth news release is from the Manitoba Farm Bureau and was released on October 9, 1968. The news release outlines a letter that was sent to Premier Walter Weir regarding the government’s “position in regard to permitting agricultural producers to establish effective marketing plans under the Natural Products Marketing Act.”
The final news release is from The Manitoba Turkey Producers’ Marketing Board and was released on October 9, 1968. The release details a meeting between the Hon. Douglas Watt, the new Minister of Agriculture and the provisional directors of the marketing board.

Molgat, Gil
Item · Jun., 1968
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A “Turkey Statistics” report written by Don Waddell, a poultry specialist, in June 1968. In the top left corner of the title page “Office Copy. Please bring back” is handwritten in ink and pencil. The first page provides information on the different total weights of turkey weight categories from different provinces between the years 1962 to 1967. The second page provides information about “Heavy Weight Turkey Poults Hatched or Placed” in the Canadian provinces between 1962 to 1967. The third page provides information about “Turkey broiler Weight Poults Hatched or Placed” in the Canadian provinces between 1962 to 1967. The final page provides information about the “% of Canada’s Turkey Tonnage (CDA) by Province and Year.”

Waddell, Don
Item · Feb., 12, 1968
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A list of preliminary voters for the Manitoba Turkey Producers’ Marketing Plan. The document lists the names of numerous turkey producers in alphabetical order by last name as well as their addresses. The list includes 115 names of producers, although one name is crossed out in ink. The list is dated February 12, 1968.

Manitoba Turkey Producers' Marketing Board
Item · 1984
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A course materials packet for the Manitoba Homestudy Course, Soils ‘84, from Manitoba Agriculture. The materials included in the packet are for Lesson 2: Moisture and Climate. The course was created in 1984. The courses were sent in the mail to Donald McFadden in Rivers, Manitoba from the organization in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1997. The packet includes the Lesson 2 booklet which is full of diagrams and information tables, and provides information about topics such as determining the moisture level in soil, how plants use water, and the effects of fertilizer. The packet includes a second booklet titled “Southern Manitoba’s Climate & Agriculture” by S. Dunlop and C.F. Shaykewich from the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Manitoba.

Manitoba Agriculture
Item · 1984
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A course materials packet for the Manitoba Homestudy Course, Soils ‘84 from Manitoba Agriculture. The course was created in 1984. The materials included in the packet are for Lesson 3: Salinity and Drainage. The courses were sent in the mail to Donald McFadden in Rivers, Manitoba from the organization in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1997. Included in the envelope is the Lesson 3 booklet which contains diagrams and information tables, and provides information about topics such as detecting salinity in soils, topography, soil drainage, and drainage costs.

Manitoba Agriculture
Item · 1981 - 1984
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A course materials packet for the Manitoba Homestudy Course, Soils ‘84 from Manitoba Agriculture. The course was created in 1984. The materials included in the packet are for Lesson 4: Soil Fertility. The courses were sent in the mail to Donald McFadden in Rivers, Manitoba from the organization in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1997. Included in the envelope is the Lesson 4 booklet which contains diagrams and information tables, and provides information about topics such as nitrogen in soil, soil phosphorus, and the role of potassium and sulphur. Also included is a list of Soils ‘84 television shows for participants to watch, a page about legume inoculation written in 1981, a leaflet titled “Nitrogen Fixation and Legumes in Crop Rotation” which was written in 1982, and a second leaflet titled “Micronutrients in Crop Production” which was written in 1983.

Manitoba Agriculture
Item · 1984
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A course materials packet for the Manitoba Homestudy Course, Soils ‘84 from Manitoba Agriculture. The course was created in 1984. The materials included in the packet are for Lesson 8: Tillage. The courses were mailed to Donald McFadden in Rivers, Manitoba from the organization in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1997. Included in the envelope is the Lesson 8 booklet which contains information tables and photographs, and provides information about topics such as selecting tillage equipment, specific implements for tilling, and tillage systems. Also included in the envelope are the final exam for the course, exam instructions, and an evaluation form for the course.

Manitoba Agriculture
Item · [ca. 1950?]
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A short, undated manual prepared by the Extension Committee of the Canadian Home Economics Association outlining suggestions for judging and scoring baked foods. The manual provides an overview of characteristics to evaluate baked foods by and the recommended point values for each when judging baked foods generally, as well as more specific suggestions for judging the characteristics of bread and buns, tea biscuits, muffins, cakes, sponge and angel food cakes, fruit cake, pastry, and cookies and dainties.

The manual recommends evaluating baked foods based on:
General Appearance [Size and Shape; Colour; Crust] - 30 points
Internal Appearance [Texture; Tenderness; Colour] - 30 points
Flavour [Taste; Odour] - 40 points

Canadian Home Economics Association
Item · 2006-07-22 - 2006-07-23
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Titled "Celebration of the Century! Celebrating 100 years of agriculture and the first 60 years of Home Economics." Includes messages from the President of the University of Manitoba, the Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, the Dean of the Faculty of Human Ecology, and the Honorary Chair of the AgCentennial 2006 Committee, as well as a schedule of events, a comparative history of the Manitoba Agricultural College campus, biographies on guest speakers Don and Elaine Triggs, and a list of sponsors.

University of Manitoba
Item · Oct. 21, 1967
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A programme for the graduation ceremony for the Rolling River School Division No. 39 collegiates. The ceremony was held in the Rivers Collegiate Institute Auditorium on October 21, 1967, at 8:00 pm. The programme lists the names of the graduates from six collegiates: Elton Collegiate, Oak River Collegiate, Erickson Collegiate, Minnedosa Collegiate, Rivers Collegiate, and Sandy Lake Collegiate. On the back of the programme is the order of events.

Rolling River School Division No. 39
Item · 24 Nov. 1951
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A B&W photograph commemorating the 25th wedding anniversary of Chester James McFadden and Margaret "Madge" McFadden in 1951. Chester and Madge smile for the photographer as they cut into a three-tiered white cake decorated with flowers. On either side of the cake sits a table centrepiece shaped like the number "25" and a lit tapered candle.

Coleman, R. M.
Item · [ca. 1924]
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

12 captioned B&W photographs showing landscapes, mountains, lakes and waterfalls in the Glacier National Park area.

Contents:
Going-to-the-Sun Mountain; Swift Current Falls; Trick Falls; St. Mary's Lake; Josephine Lake and Gould Mountain; Lake McDonald; Going-to-the-Sun Highway; Many Glacier Region; Two Medicine Lake; McDonald Creek Falls; Iceberg Lake; Going-to-the-Sun Highway and Lake St. Mary's.

Hileman, T. J.
Item · [n.d.]
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A packaged collection of four B&W photographs of the Canadian Pacific Rockies and a blank mailing slip. The packet is titled “Selected Real Photographs to Match Your Own Snapshots.” The packet cost is marked as 35 cents and advertises 12 photographs, but the packet only contains four. The included photographs are of Morraine Lake, Lake Louise, Road to Morraine Lake, and Three Sisters. All of the photographs were taken by Byron Harmon who was based in Banff, Alberta. The mailing slip lists the various locations of the photographs and has blank spaces where a name and address can be filled in in order to mail the photographs.

Harmon, Byron
Item · 1994
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Fiction. A contemporary gay novel published in 1994, which explores the Black LGBTQ+ experience in New York in the 1990s.

"Mitchell Crawford always wished, hoped, and dreamed for a RUFFNECK - a hip-hop-lovin', street-struttin', cool posin', crazy crotch-grabbin' brotha. And he finally finds one in Raheim Rivers, who is a vision of lust: six feet tall and 215 pounds of mocha-chocolate muscle. Mitchell knows Raheim will take him for a walk on the wild side, especially between the sheets. But he doesn't count on getting behind Raheim's mask - and finding someone he can love."

Hardy, James Earl
Item · 1988
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Fiction. Contemporary mystery novel published in 1989.

"You are a Hollywood agent. Most of the actors you represent are unemployed. Your bank balance is low, and your new secretary is an illegal alien. A client you can barely remember has been bizarrely murdered. You have had better days. Then your client's lover makes you an offer: investigate the murder, for a large check. What do you do? If you're Jake Weissman, out of condition and no hero, you refuse. Absolutely.

But money talks, pressure mounts, and a reluctant Jake sets off on a trail that leads him to a retired stuntman with dreams of playing Shakespeare, an aging M-G-M bathing beauty, two weird teenage stagehands, and an imperious guitar-playing feminist. In true theatrical fashion, egos clash, bodies appear, complications ensue, and Jake unravels a tangled skein indeed."

Ward, Donald
Item · 1996
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Non-fiction. Presented in the style of a punk zine and with contributions from Gus Van Sant, Kurt Cobain, Vaginal Creme Davis, Bruce LaBruce, and David McIntosh, the book provides an intimate look at the life and work of Canadian filmmaker Bruce LaBruce.

Contents:
Introduction [Noam Gonick]; Forward [Bruce LaBruce]; Dingleberries and Donkey Dongs: An Intimate Chat with Vaginal Creme Davis, Rick Castro and Bruce LaBruce; Beneath the Making of Hustler White, A Movie by Bruce LaBruce and Rick Castro Shooting Diary [Bruce LaBruce]; Kurt [Gus Van Sant]; Letter [Kurt Cobain]; Engines of Desire, Empire of the Undead: LaBruce, Sex, Money and Celebrity from J.D.s to Hustler White [David McIntosh]; J.D.'s; No Skin Off My Ass: An Original Screenplay; Super 8½: An Original Screenplay.

LaBruce, Bruce
Item · 1974
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Non-fiction. An insider history of the United Church of Canada from 1925-1974. A note from the author on page i reads "To Chester and Madge McFadden, with every good wish, Grace Lane" and a second note underneath reads "Love from Alice(?)." Includes b&w and colour photographs, and a bookmark from Black Bond Books in Brandon, Manitoba is laid-in between pages 28-29.

Lane, Grace
Item · 1972
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

A Dietotherapy Manual from the Dietetic Association of Manitoba. The manual was compiled by the Special Committees of the Dietetic Association of Manitoba and was published by Stoval-Advocate Press Limited in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1972. Inside the manual front cover, there is a red embossing tape that reads “M. McFadden” who is presumably, Margaret McFadden. The dividers are labelled “Section I,” “Section II,” “Section III,” and “Appendix.” The first section provides information about standard hospital diets. The second section provides information about small hospitals and care facilities. The third section provides information about counselling communities about healthy nutrition.

Dietetic Association of Manitoba
Item · [ca. 2002]
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Promotional package related to the development of The Executive, a condominium building located in Edmonton (Alta.).

Includes 1 promotional folder with information about the development and 1 street map on the back, 5 floor plans showing different unit layouts, 1 "Standard Finishings" list outlining the building specifications and available amenities, and 1 "Price List" showing the finished prices for 32 different units and the shell prices for 4 different units.

Worthington Properties Inc.
Item · [ca. 2004]
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Promotional package related to the development of The Westminster, a converted condominium building located in Edmonton (Alta.).

1 promotional booklet which includes 1 "Price List" showing 24 units for sale and their prices, 1 list of "Standard Finishings outlining the building specifications and available amenities, 4 floor plan layouts showing the 4 different floor layouts and the 24 different unit floor plans within, and 1 full-colour photograph of the Westminster building exterior.

Westminster Suites Ltd.
Item · [ca. 2006]
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Promotional package related to the development of The Edgewater on Wellington Crescent, a condominium building located in Winnipeg (Man.).

Includes 1 illustrated "The Edgewater" promotional folder containing 1 price list showing 37 available units for sale and their asking prices as well as 15 units marked as sold, 19 floor plans showing 12 different unit layouts [includes 7 duplicate photocopies of unit layouts], 1 "Condo Features" card and 1 duplicate photocopy outlining the building specifications and available amenities [Entrance Foyer; Interior Features; Kitchen; Bathrooms; Safe, Sound and Secure Homes], 1 Specifications and Features List outlining the building and unit specifications and amenities in greater detail, and 1 business card.

The Edgewater
Item · 10-13 July 2003
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Program booklet for the 2003 Winnipeg Folk Festival, held at Birds Hill Park from July 8-11. Main Stage performers included Slainte Mhath, Le Vent Du Nord, Blackie & the Rodeo Kings, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Bob Geldof, Son De Madera, Kathleen Edwards, John Hammond, The Waifs, Leon Redbone, Buddy Guy, Stringband, April Verch, Abdullah Chhadeh & Nara, Billy Bragg, Seven Nations, Tom Paxton, Hamid Baroudi, White Cockatoo, Petrona Martinez, and Ani DiFranco.

Contents:
Site Map 2003; Messages from Funders; Messages from: President, General Manager, Artistic Director; Festival Operating Times; What You Need to Know; Performer Bios; Young Performers Program; Daytime Stage Schedules; Family Area; History of the Folk Festival; Festival Memories; Discography; Food Vendors; Hand-Made Village; Our Thanks; Songs of the Finale; Main Stage Concerts.

Additionally contains several print advertisements for local businesses.

Winnipeg Folk Festival
Item · 7-10 July 2005
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Program booklet for the 2005 Winnipeg Folk Festival, held at Birds Hill Park from July 7-10. Main Stage performers included Kawa Brass Band, Nathan, Ba Cissoko, Bill Frisell Quartet, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Sue Foley, Jackie Greene, The Be Good Tanyas, Bo Dollis & The Wild Magnolias, Dr. John & The Lower 911, Madrigaïa, The Campbell Brothers, Lila Downs, Instinkt, Oliver Mtukudzi & Black Spirits, Odetta, Xavier Rudd, Daniel Lanois, and Emmylou Harris.

Contents:
Site Map; Birds Hill Park Map; Messages from Funders; Welcome; Operating Times; What You Need To Know; Performer Bios; Young Performers Program; Daytime Stage Schedules; Family Area; Firefly Palace; Folk School; Artistic Achievement Award; Prairie Outdoor Exhibition; Young Artist Program; Tribute to David Landy; Hand-made Village; Food Court; Selected Discography; Our Thanks; Songs of the Finale; Main Stage Schedule.

Additionally contains several print advertisements for local businesses.

Winnipeg Folk Festival
Item · 5-8 July 2007
Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

Program booklet for the 2007 Winnipeg Folk Festival, held at Birds Hill Park from July 5-8. Main Stage performers included Ollabelle, John Jorgenson Quintet, The Duhks, Indigo Girls, Corb Lund & The Hurtin' Albertans, African Guitar Summit, Kiran Ahluwalia, Crooked Still, The Flatlanders featuring Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Butch Hancock, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Ndidi Onukwulu, Leo Kottke, Boom Pam, Béla Fleck & The Flecktones featuring Victor Lemonte Wooten, Future Man & Jeff Coffin, The Cat Empire, Toumani Diabate's Symmetric Orchestra, Los Lobos, and Randy Newman.

Contents:
Festival Site Map; Welcome from Funders; Welcome from the Festival; Folkfest Checklist; General Information [Operating Times; Getting Here, Getting In, and Getting Home; Festival Traffic Survival Guide; Getting Settled; Rules; Safety; Etiquette; Camping at the Festival]; The Music [Main Stage; Firefly Palace; Finale; Daytime Stage Schedules - Friday, Saturday, Sunday; Folk School Tent; Performer Biographies; Young Performers Program; Hosts; Discography]; Kids at the Fest [Kids' Stage Schedules; Activities Schedule]; Visual Arts [Prairie Outdoor Exhibition; Young Artists Program]; Eat, Drink and Be Merry [Food Village; Taverns]; Shop 'Til You Drop [Hand-Made Village; Music Store Tent; Corner Store; Festival Merchandise; Raffle]; More Than 4 Days in July [Folk Music Retreat; The Folk Exchange; Folk School @ The Folk Exchange; Festival Music Store; Folk Club; Artistic Achievement Award; Winter Wassail; Music in the Market; Festival Concert Series; The Festival Hub; Site Master Plan; Memories: 2006 Festival Photos]; Backstage [Partners; Friends; Donors; Bursary and Access Programs; Volunteer Awards; Volunteers; Winnipeg Folk Festival Board; Winnipeg Folk Festival Staff; Index; In Memoriam/Credits; Donation Form].

Additionally contains several print advertisements for local businesses.

Winnipeg Folk Festival