Item T0955:0001 - Ada Dawe interview : [Orchard, 1965]

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Ada Dawe interview : [Orchard, 1965]

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  • sound recording

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  • 1965-06-17 [date recorded] (Creation)

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2 audio reels (01:00:00) : 19 cm/sec, mono ; 18 cm

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RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-06-17 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Ada Dawe recalls her father Thomas John Cook; his arrival in Sechelt in 1893; Bert Whittaker and his store and hotel and steamships; more on steamships, the "Comox"; waiting for ships circa 1910 to 1914; and fishing. TRACK 2: Mrs. Dawe continues describing the arrival of nuns from France, Order of the Infant Jesus [Sisters of the Child Jesus], with Mother Superior Theresine in 190;3; the building of the Indian residential school in 1905; more on native Indians, including their appearance and their brass band; prominent Indians including Jack Isadore and Chief Julius and Chief A;lf August; the school for white children in 1912; Christmas festivities; roads to Porpoise Bay; Gibsons and Pender Harbour; and her impressions of loggers.

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.

  • Unedited transcript on file.
  • Reference cassette copy available
  • Preservation compact disc made from original audio reels, 2003-08-19.

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No access restrictions apply.

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
  • Use Restriction: Not for broadcast or commercial use without written permission of the CBC.
  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T0955

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Previously described as AAAB1051

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Orchard ; LC-14/1-2

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speaker: Ada Dawe, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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