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Harry Hinchley

About the Interviewee: 
Worked in creamery businesses in Western Canada and Ont.

Mr. Hinchley relates, in detail, events at the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) including registration, the dorm, the food, residence and college rules, lectures, student labour, the Sunday church service, initiation, and student activities on and off the campus including pranks. He also recalls, with fondness, many Professors’ nicknames and Professor Blackwood and Professor Stevenson get special mention.

Harry recalls many men prominent in Agriculture in the ‘20s to ‘40s. Mr Hinchley worked in creameries in western Canada and several places in Ontario. He recalls some of the primitive equipment and working conditions, as well as some of the people and some of the pay scales. OAC fitted him well for work in the creamery business.

Grad Year: 
College : 
Interview Date: 
J. L. Baker
Call Number: 
RE1 UOG A1340009