Item AAAB0835 - Acton Kilby interview : [Orchard, 1963]

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Acton Kilby interview : [Orchard, 1963]

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  • 1963-03-15 [date recorded] (Creation)

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CALL NUMBER: T0745:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-03-15 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Acton Kilby recalls his father; Thomas Kilby, coming from Ottawa with the first carload of settler's effects on the CPR; his father worked at various jobs in the area; the Brunette Sawmill s;tore in Sapperton; the milk delivery business; the livery business at Barnet; operating the Harrison Mills Timber and Trading Company boarding house in 1902; owning the Kilby Store in 1904; the family; farm and family store; the Chilliwack ferry and Cheam station; and the Harrison family and Minton family. TRACK 2: Mr. Kilby continues with the history of the Chilliwack ferry service and the Albio;n ferry; anecdotes about rowing to Chilliwack; incidents on the family farm; the Harrison River; Captain Dick Ward; Mrs. Minton.;

CALL NUMBER: T0745:0002 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-03-15 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Kilby talks about an incident with Joe Davidson; Morris Valley; residents of the Chehalis Reserve; logging; working in the canneries; hop picking; stocking winter supplies for the reserve; 24th of May excursions; Indians and hop picking; Port Douglas; Purcell; transportation on Harrison Lake; Harrison Hot Springs; C.F. Pretty; the Kilby Store at Harrison Mills; business practices past; and present. [TRACK 2: blank.];

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.
Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-046.

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
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  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T0745

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Orchard ; FVK-03/1-3

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speaker: Acton Kilby, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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