Item AAAB1282 - Eric Ross interview

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Eric Ross interview

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  • 1969 [date recorded] (Creation)

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CALL NUMBER: T1155:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Eric Ross recalls the changes in mining, fishing and logging since 1937 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Eric Ross speaks about his childhood on the Queen Charlotte Islands, the family homestead, other residents in the area (Southeast Harbour, Tlell), farming and oxen. He compares early and pre;sent-day logging methods and operations, equipment, location of logging sites and mills. TRACK 2: Mr. Ross talks about historic and modern mining operations in Jedway and Tasu, iron ore and copper de;posits, the fishing industry, canneries -- changes in methods and operations, fish and shellfish stock and whaling stations. He describes modern settlements at: Masset, Port Clements, Juskatla, Tlell,; Skidegate, Queen Charlotte, Sandspit, Moresby and Tasu.; CALL NUMBER: T1155:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Eric Ross describes geography, wildlife, people, and general situation in the Queen Charlottes RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Eric Ross describes the geography and location of the Queen Charlotte Islands, physical attributes, terrain, geology, lakes, the coastline, west coast, appearance, sounds, vegetation, climate;, winds, waves, earthquakes and argillite deposits. TRACK 2: Eric Ross speaks about the local wildlife, the importation of deer, black bear, birds, the islanders, changes, transportation, the local p;opulation, prospecting, community organizations, the DND facility in Masset, Indian and white integrated education, the local school board and effects of modern civilization on the islands.;

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-065.

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
  • Use Restriction: Not for broadcast or commercial use without written permission of the CBC.
  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T1155

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Orchard ; QC-[1-4]

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speaker: Eric Albert John Ross, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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