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Waterfronts--British Columbia--Vancouver

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A ship is born

Industrial film. The design, construction and operation of the wooden-hulled fish packer "Canfisco", whose launching coincided with the fiftieth anniversary of the Canadian Fishing Company. Includes scenes at the shipyard, in Vancouver ...

Ada Dawe interview : [Chapman, 1976]

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Ada Dawe : Vancouver Harbour PERIOD COVERED: 1900-1930 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: Ada Dawe was born in Vancouver in 1893 and lived at Sechelt until school age. Her father was a captain on the Empress boa...

Carl Timms interview

CALL NUMBER: T2195:0001 PERIOD COVERED: 1900-1940 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-06-22 SUMMARY: Carl Timms was born in Ontario in 1889. Came to Vancouver as a child. Worked in the CPR office, New Westminster. Joined the "Beaver", a s...

Challenge in the rock

Industrial film. An overview of the mining industry of British Columbia and the Yukon. Sequences include: prospecting; claim staking; the use of helicopters; core sampling; construction of mine access roads; planning the mining of an ore body; le...

Challenge in the rock

Industrial film. An overview of the mining industry of British Columbia and the Yukon. Sequences include: prospecting; claim staking; the use of helicopters; core sampling; construction of mine access roads; planning the mining of an ore body; le...

Challenge in the rock

Industrial film. An overview of the mining industry of British Columbia and the Yukon. Sequences include: prospecting; claim staking; the use of helicopters; core sampling; construction of mine access roads; planning the mining of an ore body; le...

Charles Robson interview

CALL NUMBER: T2102:0001 PERIOD COVERED: 1925-1960 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-06-11 SUMMARY: Charles Robson was born in 1901 on Cape Breton Island. Worked on the CPR steamer "Princess Mary". Discusses working conditions, division ...

Ed Johnson interview

CALL NUMBER: T2342:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-07-28 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Captain Ed Johnson recalls his father and uncle, who came to Vancouver in 1895 and worked in the towboating industry on the B.C. coast and the Fraser River. Captain...

Eggs unlimited

Promotional film. Poultry breeding in B.C. produces high-grade eggs for domestic and foreign markets. Shows the world's record shipment of eggs, when 33 million eggs were shipped from B.C. to Great Britain -- eggs being loaded onto a freighte...

Explorations : Skidrow

Documentary. Examines the life of alcoholic derelicts on Vancouver's skid row. Three denizens of the district talk candidly about their lives and what brought them to their present state. They are shown on the street, along the waterfront a...

Fred Smith interview

CALL NUMBER: T2103:0001 PERIOD COVERED: 1915-1960 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-05-26 SUMMARY: Fred Smith was born in England in 1888 and moved to Vancouver after training as an engineer. Started working on towboats in 1911, took one trip on ...

Harbour chaplain

SUMMARY: This episode, entitled "Harbour Chaplain", explores the role of harbour chaplains and their mission in the shipping industry. Features interviews with ships' crew members and chaplains in Vancouver.;

In the daytime

Documentary. An impressionistic portrait of city life during a day off in the summertime, with poetic narration set opposite some very observant and intimate views of Vancouver and its inhabitants. These include numerous street scenes; departure ...

In the daytime : [1986 restored version]

Documentary. An impressionistic portrait of city life during a day off in the summertime, with poetic narration set opposite some very observant and intimate views of Vancouver and its inhabitants. These include numerous street scenes; departure ...

Canadian Filmmakers Distribution West

J.J. McNaughton interview

CALL NUMBER: T2197:0001 PERIOD COVERED: 1910-1950 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-06-29 SUMMARY: J.J. McNaughton was born in Ireland in 1890. Came from Great Britain in 1910 as crew on the "Prince John". Worked for the Union Steamship...

Moving mountains

Industrial film. Highlights Island Tug & Barge Ltd.'s role in developing the ocean-going barge, including the conversion of four tankers into self-dumping log barges (which can also be used to transport other materials). Shows the 1962 la...

Old Hastings Mill Store moved

Newsreel item? Documents the moving of the Hastings Mill Store from its original location in Burrard Inlet to the corner of Alma Street and Point Grey Road in Point Grey. The move was organized by the Native Daughters of British Columbia, Post 1,...

Port of Vancouver

SUMMARY: A word and sound picture of the Port of Vancouver as it is today. The program opens with a panoramic description of the Port of Vancouver from minesweeper HMCS Cordova as it steams through First Narro;ws. The program includes visits to Po...

The Hornby collection : Vancouver harbour at night

SUMMARY: "The Hornby Collection" is an anthology of plays, documentaries, interviews and selected fiction for radio -- all written, prepared and produced in British Columbia. This episode is about the many so;unds in Vancouver harbour a...

Tom Wylie interview

CALL NUMBER: T2743:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Strathcona neighbourhood : recollections of a local firefighter PERIOD COVERED: 1910-1930 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-09-02 & 13 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Tom Wylie discusses: father's backg...

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