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Dorothea Walker interview
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4 audio reels (02:00:00) : 19 cm/sec, mono ; 18 cm
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CALL NUMBER: T1127:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Dorothea Walker talks about life in the Okanagan Mission area, near Kelowna, from 1892 to 1910. She discusses her father's background; what brought people to the Okanagan; his arrival ;and early days in the Okanagan Mission area, including a discussion of Lequime's store and the family orchard. She then describes her husband's background; why he came out to the Okanagan; his early ;experiences there; and how land was purchased from the Roman Catholic church. She describes her father's orchard; and impressions of H.V. "Paddy" Acland and his family. TRACK 2: Mrs. Walker continues with stories about Coutts Majoribanks who was the manager of Coldstream and Guisachan ranches; recreation; Lord and Lady Aberdeen at the Guisachan Ranch; the Reverend Thomas Green and stories about; him; details of her husband's life; the Indians; more about the Acland family; and her own teaching experiences.
CALL NUMBER: T1127:0002 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Walker offers recollections of recreation, including riding and hunting, and social life in the area. She discusses young Englishmen; Paddy Acland; sports; her husband's health; comforts; and stories about 'colourful characters' in the area. TRACK 2: Mrs. Walker continues her story about an Englishman and his Indian wife. She then discusses other people in the area including the; Creightons; Edgelows; Charles Mair, who was a writer and storekeeper, and his family. She discusses more on her husband's health; general comments including the Kelowna regatta; land clearing; the physical environment; and the lack of conveniences. She discusses teaching; John Casorso and his family; problems of orchards; Vernon people; the story of why her husband came to the Okanagan, and their engagement.
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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975
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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.
2 preservation compact discs made from original audio reels, 2002-11-05.
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- Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
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Accession number(s): T1127
Previously described as AAAB1250
Orchard ; O-59/1-4
speaker: Dorothea Walker, interviewer: Imbert Orchard