Item AAAB0032 - Arthur Laverdure interview

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Arthur Laverdure interview

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  • sound recording

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AAAB0032

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  • 1972-04 & 1972-07 [date recorded] (Creation)

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Transferred in 1974, at the time of the creation of the Aural History Programme, PABC; receipt filed 1982-11-02.

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CALL NUMBER: T0030:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Arthur Laverdure PERIOD COVERED: 1909-1930 RECORDED: Coquitlam (B.C.), 1972-04-20 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Arthur Laverdure was born in 1900 and came to B.C. in 1909, first contingent. Descriptions of train trip from the east to British Columbia and of early Maillardville. Millworker for Fraser Mills, problems, wages, etc. Description of housing provided by Fraser Mills for workers. Religious education and schooling. TRACK 2: Ethnic groups in Maillardville and working at Fraser Mills. Description of social life in Maillardville. The observance of religious holidays in the Roman Catholic Church. Language problems.;

CALL NUMBER: T0030:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Arthur Laverdure RECORDED: Coquitlam (B.C.), 1972-04-25 SUMMARY: Arthur Laverdure discusses Maillardville, WWI, work at mills and as a truck driver, the Depression, the head of unemployed association, relief, attitudes towards WWII, and child raising.;

CALL NUMBER: T0030:0003 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Arthur Laverdure RECORDED: Coquitlam (B.C.), 1972-04-25 SUMMARY: Arthur Laverdure discusses Fraser Mills: wages, work, safety, compensation, unions, Chinese, blacklisting. Other jobs outside Fraser Mills including threshing on the prairies, work at a box factory (B;.C. Manufacturing), and the Depression.;

CALL NUMBER: T0030:0004 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Arthur Laverdure RECORDED: Coquitlam (B.C.), 1972-04-25 SUMMARY: Arthur Laverdure discusses different nationalities in Fraser Mills, employers and employees, differences made between the races, the strike of 1931, food supply, attitudes toward religion, unions, and; his personal philosophy on life.;

CALL NUMBER: T0030:0005 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Arthur Laverdure RECORDED: Coquitlam (B.C.), 1972-07-21 SUMMARY: Interviewed in French, Arthur Laverdure discusses early days in Maillardville, the arrival of the "Columbiens", and the development of Maillardville. The train trip from Montreal to Fraser Mills.The mill at Fraser Mills in 1909. Problems encountered on arrival in B.C. Building a house in Maillardville.;

CALL NUMBER: T0030:0006 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Arthur Laverdure RECORDED: Coquitlam (B.C.), 1972-07-21 SUMMARY: Interviewed in French, Arthur Laverdure discusses early days in Maillardville and the development of Maillardville. The building of the house by his father. Stidies. The first church. Religious holidays. Recreation and amusements. Remedies and superstitions.

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Reynoldston Research and Studies, 1974

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The interview on T0030:0005 & 0006 is conducted in French.

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  • Partial transcript on file. (T0030:001-004)
  • Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-003.

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  • Copying Restriction: None.
  • Use Restriction: None.
  • Copyright Status: RRAS copyright presumably transferred to BC Archives along with physical custody.

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Accession number(s): T0030

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speaker: Arthur Laverdure, interviewer: Cheryl Pierson

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