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Ernest Brown: Pioneer Photographer

Country Available: Canada, USA

Ernest Brown was a "keeper of the record." He photographed the west during and after the "boom" period in the early 1900's. His photos are rare glimpses into the personal history of early settlers and their times in the Western Canadian prairies. Dramatizations of Ernest Brown travelling to and photographing people in prairie communities brings this era to life.

With original music by Bruce Cockburn, exclusively on this program!

View a printer friendly version of this page...Copyright Date: 1973 Length: 55 minutes Library Audience:
  • Children
  • Young Adult
  • Family
  • General Interest
  • School Audience:
  • Primary (K-6)
  • Junior High (7-9)
  • Secondary (10-12)
  • Univ./College
  • Adult Ed.
  • Subjects: Social Studies; History and Current Events; Canadian Studies Formats Available:
  • DVD