Item T0683:0001 - Aileen Lonsdale interview

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Aileen Lonsdale interview

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  • [196-] (Creation)

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

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RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Aileen Lonsdale was born in the Washington Territory and moved around all her childhood; moved to Wolf Creek in 1909. She describes what was happening in Wolf Creek when she moved there, including her father's stopping house; she describes her family, Renshaw, including her brothers and her father, Robert Haldane Renshaw; she describes the area; steel mining; locations of railway stations; Mile 52; Valemount; Mile 49; railway construction camps; a description of Tete Jaune; bootlegging and smuggling during prohibition; some anecdotes about what life was like; moving to McBride in 1914; a description of McBride and life there when she arrived. TRACK 2: Mrs. Lonsdale continues with a description and anecdotes about the Indians at Tete Jaune; she describes Tete Jaune Cache and the surrounding area; Tete Jaune Mary.

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.
Preservation disc made from original audio reels, 2001-07-24.

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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): T0683

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Previously described as AAAB0772

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Orchard ; FT-[1-2]

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speaker: Aileen Lonsdale, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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