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Agricultural Engineering Department Motion Picture Films, 1947-1968

Strawberry pickers, Elgin Lucas patch, Hubbard, Oregon, May 30, 1951.

Information and Credits

FV P 106

The Agricultural Engineering Department Motion Picture Films document the development of mechanical harvesting equipment by Oregon State University researchers in the 1960s and the fiber flax industry in the Willamette Valley in the 1940s.

Scope and Content Note

Quantity

0.1 cubic feet; 6 film reels

Arrangement

The films have been assigned individual numbers (P106:1-6).

The films are 16 mm, in black and white as well as color. All of the films are silent, except the flax film (P106:6) which includes a soundtrack.

Related Papers

Other motion picture films of strawberry harvesting are part of the Extension and Experiment Station Motion Picture Films and Videotapes (P 120) and Experiment Station Communications Films (P 132). Several hundred color slides of strawberry harvesting are part of the Bioresource Engineering Photographic Collection (P 106). The Dean E. Booster Papers include research records and photographs documenting the development of a mechanized strawberry harvester.

The Bioresource Engineering Department Records (RG 1) include materials related to flax research. Photographs of flax growing, processing, and research are part of the Bioresource Engineering Department Photographic Collection (P 106).

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