Fonds MSS 382 (A2015-013) - Jack & Linda McKinnon fonds

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Jack & Linda McKinnon fonds

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CA UMASC MSS 382 (A2015-013)

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  • 1945- (Creation)
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    McKinnon, Jack
  • 2000 (Creation)

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.13 m. of matrial including 288 negatives, 287 photographs, 1 C.D. & 1 memory stick

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(1947-)

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Linda McKinnon was born on September 17, 1947. She founded Prairie Agro Photo Ltd. in 1976 with her husband Jack McKinnon. Linda served as the manager of the company while Jack developed products and sought out new markets. They used infrared technology to provide farmers with close-up views of their crops in development. The company was expanded to the world market by 1990 taking photos in Australia & Malaysia.By 1992 the company made Manitoba Business Magazine's top 40 intermediate businesses employing a staff of twelve. The McKinnon's sold their interest in the business in 2014.

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(1945-)

Biographical history

Jack Mckinnon was born on September 22, 1941. He grew up on a farm near Glenboro, Manitoba. He graduated with a BSc in 1967 and taught high school science, chemistry & agriculture. He taught four years in Ontario & three in Australia before returning to Carman, Manitoba in 1973. A lack of teaching positions inspired Jack and his wife Linda to found Prairie Agri Photo Ltd. in 1976. Linda served as the manager of the company while Jack developed products and sought out new markets. They used infrared technology to provide farmers with close-up views of their crops in development. The company was expanded to the world market by 1990 taking photos in Australia & Malaysia.By 1992 the company made Manitoba Business Magazine's top 40 intermediate businesses employing a staff of twelve. The McKinnon's sold their interest in the business in 2014. Jack McKinnon is a Board Member of the Carman hospital.

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The fonds were donated by Jack & Linda McKinnon in 2015.

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The fonds are comprised of 4 series. They include negatives, aerial photos of towns, aerial photos of Hutterite Colonies & electronic records.

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Created by Lewis Stubbs, May 2015.
Revised by Andrea Martin, May 2015.
Quality checked by Mary Grace Golfo-Barcelona on 07 June 2017.

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