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Canada--Emigration and immigration

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A.W. and Kathleen Lymbery interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-10 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. A.W. Lymbery remembers his first years at Gray Creek. He came to BC in 1911 from Nottingham; England and he discusses the reasons why. He discusses his view that Canadian games and s...

Abbondio Franceschini interview

RECORDED: Cumberland (B.C.), 1979-08-14 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Arriving in Canada; timberman's helper; wages; Cumberland explosions; Ori...

Abe Gurevich and Rita Goldberg interview

CALL NUMBER: T3134:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Strathcona neighbourhood : the Jewish community PERIOD COVERED: 1900-1945 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-10-24 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Abraham Gurevich discusses background: born 1901 in Russia; cam...

Abraham Myer Freedman interview

CALL NUMBER: T2683:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): The Orthodox Jewish community within Strathcona neighbourhood PERIOD COVERED: 1910-1930 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-05-19 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Myer Freedman discusses his Polish background: fath...

Achille Stevens interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [1962?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Achille Stevens talks about his emigration from England to British Columbia in 1907; meeting Sir Wilfred Laurier on the journey; his train trip across Canada; first impressions of Canada...

Agnes Mackie interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-11 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Agnes Mackie describes how the town of Boswell got its name. She describes coming to Canada and discusses Earl Grey. She offers anecdotes about early settlers; the local priest; pr...

Albert de Mezey interview : [Dale, 1987]

CALL NUMBER: T4282:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Albert de Mezey RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1987-02-10 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Albert de Mezey discusses his life in Hungary and reasons for coming to Canada in 1928. Coming to Victoria following the Sec...

Alec Steven interview

CALL NUMBER: T1078:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-14 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Alec H. Steven discusses life in Summerland from 1902 to 1930. He describes his early life in Scotland; why he came to Canada; a period in Manitoba; the attra...

Alex Wylie interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Alex Wylie discusses hiking near Hinton in 1905 with some traders as he moved to BC; moved to Alberta from Scotland; describes the fort at Edmonton; he describes how he became a packer in;...

Alice [pseudonym] interview

RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1985-08-16 SUMMARY: Came to Canada from West Germany in 1958, her husband came in 1956; he got a job right away in the Kootenays; she stayed and worked in an office to earn money for the fare to move to Victoria; left da...

Anna Lees interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Anna Lees : Clayton School, Hudson's Hope in the 1920s and 1930s PERIOD COVERED: 1928-1935 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975 SUMMARY: Anna Lees discusses immigration to Canada from Norway in 1928 at age 5. School d...

Annie E. Bostock interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-30 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Miss Annie "Nan" Bostock discusses her father, Hewitt Bostock, a lawyer who came from Cambridge in 1888, and bought a ranch at Monte Creek; his decision to settle in the south Th...

Archibald Glen interview

CALL NUMBER: T3138:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Kimberley history PERIOD COVERED: 1924-1948 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-[08-10?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Archibald Glen arrived in Tadanac in 1924 from Alanby; he had written to Mr. H...

Arni Myrdal interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Myrdal talks about his coming to Canada in 1876 from Iceland; his early memories in Iceland; the family's journey to Scotland; emigration; memories of Manitoba; North Dakota in 1880; t...

Arthur F. Priestley interview : [Orchard, 1966]

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Pioneering in the Nass River region, 1907-1930 PERIOD COVERED: 1905-1930 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1966-02-02 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Arthur Priestley immigrated to Canada from England in 1905. He speaks about his experien...

Arthur and May Mellor interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-20 SUMMARY: Mr. Arthur Mellor emigrated from outside Liverpool to Ontario in 1903 and came out to Kettle River, near Westbridge, in 1904. He spent his first three years as a surveyor until he contracted typho...

B.C. Hilliam interview

CALL NUMBER: T1335:0001 RECORDED: [England], 1964-03-17 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: B.C. Hilliam emigrated to Canada in 1911. He recalls his early years in Canada, including playing the piano for a cinema in Fernie; his arrival in North Vancouver; his pos...

B.F. Young interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. B.F. Young describes his family background; his mother and uncle at Lumby; his father's background; how his father came to Canada; the town of Lansdowne; the Chinese people there;...

Barbara Tremaine interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Peter Mannering collection RECORDED: West Vancouver (B.C.), 1979-08-03 SUMMARY: Barbara Tremaine discusses early theatre in Vancouver and Victoria: began acting in England; came to B.C. with her husband and children; per...

Bavarian folk music

SUMMARY: "The Changing Society" was a CBC radio series about immigration to Canada, and how immigrants change the demographics of Canadian culture. Each program in the series featured interviews with individua;ls of a specific ethnicity....

Ben and Emelia Stevenson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-02-18 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Stevenson talks about coming to Elgin in 1888 from the Orkney Islands; clearing the farm; dyking and draining the land; early Elgin; logging camps; early settlers; early crops; Brackma...

Bernard Jowett interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-14 SUMMARY: Bernard Jowett recalls his early years in Edgewood. He came from England to Winnipeg in 1906, constructed buildings, then joined his two brothers in Edgewood. He discusses social life, fruit farm...

Beryl Lum interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-01 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Beryl Lum discusses the pioneer's life in a cabin at Fort Steele; Mrs. Lum came from England to Victoria then on to Lake Louise; to Fort Steele where she still lives in the cab...

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