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Agricola Collections

A guide to the MacRae Library's Archives & Special Collections

Digital Exhibit

Agricola Collection

Scottish, Blackface, Sheep

Photo L-1-11

1970 Importation of Scottish Blackface Sheep

Shearing, Electric, Sheep Item N-1-1.16

Electric shearing machine
Market, Lam, Sheep Fair

Photo L-1-24

Market Lamb Judging Sheep Fair - Angus Rouse, Bruce Blacklock, Linc Boswall, Dr. Brian Nettleton, Neil LeBlanc?, Gunnar Olson, Geoff Moore, ? Boswall, Judge Murray Harvie. 1980

Mouth, Spreader, Agricola Collections Item N-1-1.1

Home-made mouth spreader

(currently on display in Agricola Collections)
Wool, Wheel, Edith Zillig Item N-1-1.3

Wool colour wheel created by Edith Zillig
Ram Lambs, North Country Church, Winter Fair 1952

Photo L-1-66

North Country Church Ram Lambs
Maritime Winter Fair 1952

Berwick, N.S, Milksheep Photo L-1-59

Milksheep lambs, Berwick, NS
October 1999
Wood, Stanfield, Premier Photo L-1-13

Maurice Woods presenting leg of lamb to Premier Stanfield. 1964
Mural, Wool, Barrington Mill Photo L-1-15

Mounted photo of woollen mural at Barrington Woollen Mill. The mural was originally made for the Nova Scotia Exhibition in Truro in the 1950s.
Edith Zillig, The Shepard's Journal, 1996 Item J-1-10.9

Edith Zillig on the cover of The Shepherd's Journal, September 1996
Sheep, Gull Island, Wedge Port Photo L-1-54

Sheep on Gull Island, Wedgeport, NS. 1996
Sheep Fair, Banner Item N-1-1.13

Sheep Fair Banner
Sheep Fair, Shearing, Competition Photo L-1-23

Sheep Fair shearing competitions.
Jodie Saunders, Brewster Kneen, Fiona Nettleton. [1980?]
Champio, Market, Lamb, Trophy Item N-1-1.24

Champion Market Lamb Trophy - Sponsored by the Sheep Producers' Association of Nova Scotia, and awarded to the winner of the market lamb class at the annual Nova Scotia Sheep Fair in Truro.
North County, Devco Sheep FArm Photo L-1-20

North County Cheviot & Suffolk.
Devco Sheep Farm, Cape Breton. 1970s