Burns Lake (B.C.)

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Agnes Neave interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1961-07-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Agnes Neave recalls moving from the Prairies to British Columbia in 1940 after her family became ill with typhoid. She found an advertisement for a small property in Ootsa Lake which...

Arthur Chadwick interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Arthur Chadwick discusses his family history in Wisconsin all the way back to the American Civil War. He was born in 1885 and came to Canada by himself in 1907 to Alberta. Not liking A;...

Beatrice Williscroft interview : [Orchard, 1962]

CALL NUMBER: T1208:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Bea Williscroft : Hazelton and Telkwa, 1909-1914 PERIOD COVERED: 1909-1914 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-03-21 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Beatrice "Bea" Williscroft recalls summer visits to ...

Bill and Margaret McKenna interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-18 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. William ("Bill") McKenna discusses how his father, James McKenna, came to the Okanagan and settled in Kelowna in 1889, eventually selling out to irrigation people in 1909. ...

Fred Aslin interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-18 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Edward Alfred Aslin discusses how he was born in Kansas and moved to an area near Edmonton with his family when he was seven years old in 1894. He describes getting married in 1906 an...

From the mountains to the sea : North of 53

SUMMARY: "North of Fifty-three" is number 10 in the series. It deals with the "Lakes Country" south of Burns Lake, and the characters who homesteaded, trapped and farmed there. Mike Touhy and his poetry. An amusing account of ...

Hazelton and Smithers Magistrate's record books

  • GR-3122
  • Series
  • 1911-1930

Magistrate's record books, July 1911 - February 1915; June 1915 - February 1925; March 1925 - May 1930 mostly in the hand of Stipendiary Magistrate, Stephen H. Hoskins. Volume 1 starts in Hazelton and includes a copy of the oath to be taken...

British Columbia. Police Court (Smithers)

John Glen (Sr.) interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): John Glen Sr. describes the Francois Lake area, c.1910 PERIOD COVERED: 1910-1920 RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: John Glen Sr. describes arriving in Duncan from Scotland in 1910 and working on a d...

Kenney Dam photographs

The series consists of 1146 photographic prints and negatives taken by Harry Jomini between 1951 and 1954. These photographs document the construction of the Kenney Dam, part of the Kitimat Kemano project undertaken by the Aluminum Company of Can...

Living memory : Ootsa and Burns Lake people

SUMMARY: "Ootsa and Burns Lake People", #22 in the series, mainly features the recollections of Arthur Shelford and Cliff Harrison about some of the characters who lived in the Ootsa Lake country before the First World War.

Margaret Long interview

RECORDED: Burns Lake (B.C.), 1981-09-27 SUMMARY: Margaret Long was born in Quesnel on August 30, 1921, and received her teacher training at Vancouver Normal school in 1940. Schools taught at include: Palling (near Burns Lake), 1940-42; Burns Lake ...

Martin Starret interviews, 1966-

CALL NUMBER: T0399:0014SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Martin Starret and Dick LattieRECORDED: Hazelton (B.C.), 1966SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Starret continues with his story about his arrival in Hazelton in October 1909 on the steamboat. He offers a detai...

Pre-emption Inspector's notebooks

  • GR-0717
  • Series
  • 1928-1949

Pre-emption Inspector's notebooks. Vol. 1, Southbank, Pre-emption Field Book, Sec. 16, No. 1 (1944-1949); Vol. 2, Southbank, Pre-emption Field Book, Sec. 28, 29, No. 2 (1936-1947); Vol. 3, Burns Lake, No. 1 (1928-1931).

British Columbia. Lands Branch

R. Earl Gerow interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1978 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Earl Gerow discusses: his background- born in Saskatchewan in 1913, introduced to aviation in 1930; learned to service a plane, got a job as an apprentice at Burns Lake; logistics of the 'f...

Reforestation -- catching up

Promotional film. Uses contemporary and historical footage to show how BC's 1.8 million hectares of NSR (Not Satisfactorily Restocked) land is being turned back into productive forestland. Shows past and present reforestation work at the sit...

Reforestation -- catching up

Promotional film. Uses contemporary and historical footage to show how BC's 1.8 million hectares of NSR (Not Satisfactorily Restocked) land is being turned back into productive forestland. Shows past and present reforestation work at the sit...

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