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Item ID# AX2011.502.001
Title Prize lists of the Pinkerton Exhibition
Object Name Booklet
Dates of Creation 1915-1936
Creator Pinkerton Agricultural Society
Description Prize Lists of the Pinkerton Exhibition, combined with Rural School Fair for Greenock Township (starting in 1929), for the years: 1915, 1917, 1919, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1936. (Name changed to Pinkerton Fall Fair by 1936).

Booklets include lists of Officers, Directors and Board of Management members of the Pinkerton Agricultural Society.

1936 Prize List has "Mr. Gordon Pinkerton" inscribed on front cover and Entry Form enclosed inside.
Admin/Biographical History The Pinkerton Agricultural Society was formed in 1860 and held Fall Fairs each year. School Fairs were added in the late 1920s. For a number of years, it was called the Greenock Agricultural Society as a number of the members were from the south part of the Township. The fair originally alternated between hamlets of Pinkerton and Greenock. George Pinkerton and John Cunningham lead activities in Greenock, and in Pinkerton William Clark and Thomas Pinkerton were the leaders. The fair site was permanently located in Pinkerton in 1873. The Fair ceased to be held after the late 1930s.
Collection Pinkerton Agricultural Society fonds
Physical Description 2 cm of textual records.
Subjects Agricultural organizations
Prize lists
Rural life
People Alexander, William
Carr, Alex
Clancy, John
Cruickshank, John
Donnelly, Denis
Garland, James
Garland, Stanley
Garland, William
Gregg, James A.
Keyes, William
Long, Len
Moffat, Horace
Moffatt, William H.
Mutrie, John
Perdue, Robert
Pinkerton, David
Pinkerton, Gordon
Reid, Adam
Reid, Melvin
Sawyer, Thomas
Stewart, William
Taylor, Merton
Place Greenock Township
Level of Description File