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Devina Baines and Frances Brown interview : [part 2]
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1965-10-06 [date recorded] (Creation)
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RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-06 SUMMARY: NOTE: This interview is a continuation of T0795:0001. TRACK 1: Francis Brown describes her father, Frank "Sticks" Allison (who was the Porlier Pass lightkeeper 1902-1941), including his background i;n Scotland and Nova Scotia. Other subjects are: her sister Devina's accident causing a bad lye burn; childhood around the lighthouse; Chief John Peter; Granny Shaw; schooling; Japanese fishermen; the ;herring fishery and saltery. Other aspects of lighthouse life include the foghorn; newspaper delivery; mission boats; the M.V. "Thomas Crosby"; missionary visitors; mail pick-up on Kuper Island; the ;Bell family; Indian legends; Starvation Bay on Valdes Island; hostility between natives and whites; how Christmas was celebrated. TRACK 2: Francis Brown and Devina Baines speak alternately on the fo;llowing subjects: more on the Japanese herring saltery; followed by North Galiano families; farming; fishing; roads and trails; stores; boat travel. They tell of the wreck of CPR ship "Peggy McNeill"; navigational dangers in Porlier Pass. Further discussion of native people on Valdes Island; the Hanson family; the operation of lighthouses including the advent of Aladdin mantle lamps; blackouts d;uring WW2; Virago Point; responsibilities of the lighthouse keeper.;
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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975
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- Complete transcript on file.
- Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-048.
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This interview is a continuation of T0795:0001, and has sometimes been listed as T0795:0002.
Accession number(s): T0797
Orchard ; G-16/2-3 [?]
speaker: Violet Devina Baines, speaker: Frances Brown, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen
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- Boats and boating in missionary work--British Columbia
- Christmas--British Columbia
- Coastwise navigation--British Columbia
- Fisheries--British Columbia
- Fishers--British Columbia
- Galiano Island (B.C.)--History
- Gulf Islands (B.C.)--History
- Indians--British Columbia--Gulf Islands
- Japanese Canadians--British Columbia
- Lighthouses--British Columbia--Gulf Islands
- Missionaries--British Columbia DNU
- World War, 1939-1945--British Columbia