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Saanich farmers produced a wide variety of foods that supported the Victorian market. Residents were also encouraged to grow their own food in order to preserve food stocks for soldiers overseas. Click here to learn more.
James McKenzie discusses the use of ether (an anaesthetic) and iodine (an antiseptic) during the war. Oral History Courtesy of the University of Victoria Special Collections.
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