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Collection Details


Collection Name: Ministry of Agriculture and Food Oral History Project
Repository Name: Archives of Ontario. Sound and Moving Image Portfolio [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Local Identifier: RG 16-200
Dates Spanned: 1984-1984
Description: As a Bicentennial project, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Communications Branch, commissioned the services of Dr. Alan Brookes of the history department of the University of Guelph. The interviews were conducted in 1984 by five university students with senior citizen farmers and rural residents, who gave their recollections of all aspects of rural experiences. Interviewees are from Dufferin County, Eastern Ontario, Essex County, Kent County, Niagara Region, and New Liskeard. English. Restricted; see archivist. List of interviewees by geographical region.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 150
Broad Subjects: Rural Life; Agriculture
ASP Subjects: Agriculture and state--Canada; Agriculture--Ontario; Canada; Farm life; Farmers; Farms--Ontario; Ontario; Oral history; Rural conditions--Ontario
Collection Code: OHC0003636