Argenta (B.C.)--History

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Argenta Friends School : interviews

CALL NUMBER: T0981:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-20 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Orchard interviews people at the experimental Argenta Friends School on the following topics; the origin of the school in 1959, its Canadian circumstances, the com...

Chris Hansen interview

RECORDED: Salmo (B.C.), 1980-07-25 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Father (who had exact same name) came into country in 1895 and 1896. Originally from Copenhagen, Denmark. Mined in Greenland and came to the U.S. in 1885-86; Philadelphia, then Minnesota, the;n ...

George Hanna interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): George Hanna : Lardeau Valley, 1898-1930 PERIOD COVERED: 1898-1930 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1980 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: George Hanna discusses the gold rush to Poplar Creek in 1903. Worked on Great Northern Railway. Fath...

George and Mary Pollard interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): George and Mary Pollard RECORDED: Argenta (B.C.), 1979-01-24 SUMMARY: George and Mary Pollard were members of a group of Quakers who moved to the West Kootenay settlement of Argenta from California in about 1952. They de...

Helen and John Stevenson interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Helen and John Stevenson : Lardeau Valley, 1952-1964 PERIOD COVERED: 1952-1964 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: Helen and John Stevenson discuss moving to Argenta from California in 1952. Reasons why they move...

Helen and John Stevenson interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): John Stevenson : Lardeau Valley, 1952-1960 PERIOD COVERED: 1952-1960 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: John Stevenson gives reasons for leaving the United States. Pollards join friends from Tracey. Onc...

Louise McFadden interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Louise McFadden : Lardeau Valley, 1910-1952 PERIOD COVERED: 1910-1952 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1980 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Louise McFadden discusses Slim Hatfield. Parents came to Argenta from Switzerland. Cleared land o...

Robert Tarr interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Robert Tarr : Lardeau Valley, 1936-1950 PERIOD COVERED: 1936-1950 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1980 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Robert Tarr was born in Missouri. Worked in Nelson for Williams Transfer. Moved to Argenta in 1936. R...

Ruth Beguin interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-20 SUMMARY: Ruth, Mrs. Charles Beguin, came from Switzerland, was married in Montreal and settled in Argenta. Her husband had formerly came from Switzerland to Argenta in 1909, purchased land and started a ho...

Ruth Boyd interview

RECORDED: Argenta (B.C.), 1979 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: In an interview with Peter Chapman, Ruth Boyd discusses her family came to British Columbia in with some other Quaker families to look for a place to settle. They were concerned about militar;ism in...

Steve Sawczuk interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Steve Sawczuk RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-01 SUMMARY: Steve Sawczuk was born in Argenta in 1917. He is the son of Ukrainian immigrants. He has remained in the area all of his life, trapping, logging and working at...

Winnie Carson and Helen Peachey interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Winnie Carson and Helen Peachey : Lardeau Valley, 1898-1952 PERIOD COVERED: 1898-1952 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1980-02-13 SUMMARY: TRACK 2: Winnie Carson reads a letter recounting the turn of the century in Argenta....