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Maple Sugar

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Home-made birch-bark tubs and vessels for maple sap and syrup from Vincent Lessard's sugar bush, Saint-Joachim de Montmorency, Québec, 1936.

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Vincent Lessard outside his sugarhouse boiling down the maple sap in iron cauldrons, Saint-Joachim de Montmorency, Québec, 1919.

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Indians making maple syrup. From an engraving in Lafitau's Moeurs des sauvages amériquains, 1724. 1936.

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Elm-bark vessel, also known as "mockok", used by Detroit Wyandots to store granulated maple sugar, from the Detroit River Region. 1940.

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Slab of maple sugar from a birch bark, sold at the Dionne market in Montreal, 1962.

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Elm and linden bark containers for collecting maple sap, 1940.

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Emptying the sap into the barrel at Vincent Lessard's sugar camp, Beaupré, Québec, 1919.

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Emptying the sap into the barrel at Vincent Lessard's sugar camp, Beaupré, Québec, 1919.

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Wood spout and birch-bark dish for collecting maple sap, 1936.

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Wooden paddles used in handling hot maple sugar. 1940.

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Gathering maple sap at Vincent Lessard's sugar bush, Québec, 1919.

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Man with horse and cart beside a sugarhouse, Québec, 1926.

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Man explaining the sap collecting process, Québec, c.1945.

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Boiling maple sap, Québec, c.1945.

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People eating maple taffy on snow, Québec, c.1945.

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Slabs of maple sugar sold at the Dionne market in Montreal, 1962.

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Heart shaped sugar molds, 1940.

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Kettles and supports for heating maple sap over the fire, 1936.

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Vincent Lessard's sugar camp in Beaupré, Québec, 1919.

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