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Consists of a photograph of Jessica Hunt with a dog and chickens at Hedgerows.

Consists of a page from Maclean's Magazine from 1937 with an editorial about the impact that prolonged drought had on farmers in western Canada.

Consists of a page from the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix in which the top five entries to the 3,000 Family essay contest were printed. Herbert Hunt's account of perseverance in the face of difficult labour, isolation, and a harsh climate earned him fourth…

Consists of a wheat contract between Herbert Hunt and the Saskatchewan Wheat Producers Limited. The agreement stipulates the responsibilities of growing wheat in Saskatchewan, the crop which was Hunt's primary output.

Consists of a hand-drawn map depicting ploughing and seeding activities at Hedgerows farm, created by Herbert Hunt on the interior of an envelope.

Consists of a diary titled "The Handy Farm Account Book: January 1931," kept by Herbert Hunt during that year. The diary contains a record of Hunt's assets and his observations of daily life on the farm.

Consists of diary entries by Herbert Hunt during his second year of farming, recorded on repurposed paper.