Arrow Lakes Region (B.C.)--History

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Alex and Alma Page interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-14 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Page explains how she came to Rossland in 1895, and she offers her first impressions of and anecdotes about Rossland. Mr. Page came to Rossland in 1904 to work in the mines. [TRACK ...

Alexander Harris interview : [Orchard, 1965]

CALL NUMBER: T0345:0001 RECORDED: New Denver (B.C.), 1965-05-19 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Alexander Harris describes prospecting and mining in the Arrow and Kootenay Lakes area in the 1890s. His father, Joseph Harris, came to Slocan in 1896, establishe...

Anna Young interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-15 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Anna Kristine Young, wife of J.H. Young, recalls her childhood years in Trail after her family arrived in 1895. Her father, John Peterson, was bought out by Pat Burns, so he went into...

Arthur Gennelle interview

PERIOD COVERED: ;1899;-;[no date] RECORDED: Port Moody (B.C.), 1964-08-04 SUMMARY: Arthur Gennelle recalls his childhood on the Arrow Lakes, the Indian people of the region, and his experiences working on sternwheelers and tugboats on the Arrow La...

Ben Switzer interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-13 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Ben Switzer recalls his early years in Arrowhead, Galena Bay and Comaplix. He journeyed from Ontario to Arrowhead in 1905, and discusses the region, the people and the town including the ...

Bernard Jowett interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-14 SUMMARY: Bernard Jowett recalls his early years in Edgewood. He came from England to Winnipeg in 1906, constructed buildings, then joined his two brothers in Edgewood. He discusses social life, fruit farm...

Bert Herridge interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-?] SUMMARY: In an interview with a CBC interviewer [possibly Bert Nelson], Herbert Wilfred (Bert) Herridge recalls life in the Arrow Lakes region in the early 20th century. His family came out from England and se...

Blanche Jordan-Williams interview

CALL NUMBER: T0435:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-16 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Blanche Jordan-Williams came to Sicamous, B.C., from Michigan in 1891 to stay with her uncle, Soames Appleby. She married Mr. Frederick W. Jordan, a storeown...

Boyd Affleck interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Boyd Campbell Affleck came to the Kootenay/Arrow Lakes region in 1907 from Ontario. He took up a surveying job near Nakusp. He discusses settlers and speculators. He describes Fruit...

Capt. Walter Spiller : [reminiscences]

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Steamboating on BC interior lakes PERIOD COVERED: 1917-1963 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1979 SUMMARY: Captain Walter H. Spiller recalls his service with the CPR's BC Lake and River Service on the interior lakes from ...

Duncan Chisholm interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Rossland history PERIOD COVERED: 1916-1934 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Chisholm came to Rossland from Nova Scotia in 1916 for health reasons; in 1917. he obtained a job on the ...

Edith Helen Edgar interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-09 SUMMARY: Mrs. Edgar recalls early Nakusp, Slocan and Nelson. Her father, Denis St. Denis, who died in 1962, came from Ontario to Nakusp and worked as a bookkeeper for the mills. The family later moved to ...

Edward and Eda Rowlands interview

CALL NUMBER: T3146:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Trail history PERIOD COVERED: 1914-1950 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Rowlands: Welsh birth; came to Canada in 1924. Engineer in Trail machine shop; Herb ...

Eugene Leveque interview

CALL NUMBER: T0344:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-21 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Eugene Leveque's family came from Winnipeg to Alberta and, in 1904, to Revelstoke. He recalls early Revelstoke including its red light district, local miners...

Frank Mellor interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1966-02-01 SUMMARY: Mr. Frank Mellor remembers the Kootenay region in the 1890s. He came to Victoria from Manchester in 1893. He discusses his brother J.W. Mellor. He offers his impressions of Victoria in 1893; Cal...

Fred Lade interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-02-28 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Fred Lade recalls events of the West Kootenays and Arrow Lakes District. He begins with his recollections of playing music for dances, descriptions of those dances, social events and win...

Giselle Devlin interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-16 SUMMARY: Giselle, Mrs. Wilfred Devlin, recalls her early life at Fauquier. Her family, originally from Vienna, Austria, left Regina in 1907 to take land in BC's fruit lands. She discusses Mr. F.G. Fa...

Henry and Marion Adie interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Trail-Cominco history PERIOD COVERED: 1924-1940 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: Mr. Adie was born in Waneta, BC; began work for Cominco in 1924 as an apprentice in the machine shop under Dave Gaverley, ...

Ike Glover interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-14 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Isaac "Ike" Glover remembers Rossland from 1907 to 1920. His family come to Rossland in 1907. He offers his first impressions and experiences; recalling the explosion of 1...

J. Stanley Crowell interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-17 SUMMARY: J. Stanley Crowell recalls his early years at Nakusp, BC. He was born in Nova Scotia, traveled to Winnipeg, and settled in Nakusp in 1907. The tape begins with readings of his poetry. Recollecti...

J.W. McKay interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-13 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. J.W. McKay recalls the Trail smelter, and Trail before World War I. He came from Lethbridge with his family as a child in 1897. He discusses the Gus Heinze railroad; Trail before 191...

Jack Williams interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Steamboating on BC interior lakes PERIOD COVERED: 1918-1930 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1979-07-26 SUMMARY: John Allan (Jack) Williams discusses his experiences as a fireman and engineer on CPR steamboats, sternwheelers a...

James Martin interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Trail history PERIOD COVERED: 1912-[1948?] RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: James Herbert Martin arrived in Canada in 1912 from England; worked on a farm in Fleming, Saskatchewan. Came to Trail ...

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