Greenwood (B.C.)

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[Alfred E. Booth footage : CBC sample reel]

Footage. Comprises eight unedited film items from the Alfred E. Booth collection.

  1. Cariboo scenes, ca. 1936: includes ranch scenes (Flying U Ranch?), river ferry, etc.
  2. B.C. interior scenes, ca. 1937-1945: includes buses, beer parlour interior, Kamloops Indian Residential School, fire trucks, steam train.
  3. Kelowna Regatta, ca. 1939: water sports, lifesaving class, "Ogopogo" replica, Okanagan scenery.
  4. Greenwood, ca. 1939: visiting baseball team on street with locals, mining scenes, old-timers, artist at work, scenery.
  5. Edgewood and Arrow Lakes area, ca. 1938: townsfolk, street scenes, etc.
  6. Cariboo scenes, ca. 1936 or 1939: guest ranch scenes (Flying U Ranch?), orchard, trail riding (or pack train?) scenes. 7. New Denver area scenes, ca. 1938-1939: ore refining [?], town scenes, fire hall, etc.
  7. Pier D fire, Vancouver, 27 July 1938: the fire (various angles), crowd of onlookers, fire crews and fireboats at work.

Correspondence

  • GR-1046
  • Series
  • 1919-1920

Series contains correspondence files relating to water licences and irrigation in the vicinities of Rock Creek and Greenwood, and the southern Okanagan valley.

British Columbia. Water Rights Branch

Correspondence and other material

Series consists of two letters to relatives in Ontario dated Hazelton, June 23, 1907, and Greenwood, December 19, 1907. Tye describes his journey from Port Essington to Hazelton on his way to the fish hatchery at Stuart Lake, and his return journey from Babine to Port Essington and by steamer to Vancouver.

Daily assay reports

Daily assay reports from the British Columbia Copper Company smelter at Greenwood, (vol. 1, January 7, 1908 - December 13, 1909; vol. 2, January 3, 1910 - June 30, 1911; vol. 3, July 3,1911 - July 3, 1913).

British Columbia Copper Company

Dave Barrett : [1975 fall tour, etc.]

CALL NUMBER: T1704:0037 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Penticton (B.C.), 1975-09-15 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Penticton, 15 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0038 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Oliver (B.C.), 1975-09-16 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Oliver, 16 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0039 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Greenwood (B.C.), 1975-09-16 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Greenwood, 16 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0040 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Trail (B.C.), 1975-09-17 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Trail, 17 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0041 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Fernie (B.C.), 1975-09-18 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Fernie, 18 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0042 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Cranbrook (B.C.), 1975-09-19 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Cranbrook, 19 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0043 - 0044 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Vernon (B.C.), 1975-09-23 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Vernon, 23 September 1975 (part 1 & 2). CALL NUMBER: T1704:0045 - 0046 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Revelstoke (B.C.), 1975-09-24 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Revelstoke, 24 September 1975; introduced by Labour Minister Bill King (part 1 & 2). CALL NUMBER: T1704:0047 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Golden (B.C.), 1975-09-25 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Golden, 25 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0048 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Financial and economic review RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975-09-30 SUMMARY: Financial and economic review, 30 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0049 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Press conference announcing cabinet changes RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975-10 SUMMARY: David Barrett press conference announcing cabinet changes, October 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0050 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Smithers (B.C.), 1975-10-09 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Smithers, 9 October 1975.

Dr. Neil E. Morrison interview

RECORDED: Nelson (B.C.), 1980-10-28 SUMMARY: Dr. Morrison was a pupil at Greenwood school which was situated on the railway track between the Mother Lode Mine and Greenwood Smelter. When the mine closed in 1917, Greenwood became a ghost town. Dr. Morrison tells of the first teacher, formerly principal of a reform school in England, and describes his harsh ideas of discipline. He tells of a class reunion in 1978, when 25 pupils returned to the original site of the school, although only a few bricks remained.

Ellen Trounsen interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-19 SUMMARY: Mrs. Ellen Trounsen came to Phoenix in 1909, and took up barbering in 1910 with her husband. She describes the hairstyles of the time. She describes several people who had all sorts of different occupations. She describes twenty-six hotels in Phoenix in 1900, half of them closed by 1911, the flu epidemic of 1918, prohibition, the fact that women never went into the saloons, many deaths in the mines, drinking, pranks and dancing. As well, she describes Greenwood and the three buildings she owned.

Firm declaration book

  • GR-2804
  • Series
  • 1896-1928

Firm declaration book (indexed) includes partnerships from Greenwood, Midway and Phoenix.

British Columbia. County Court (Greenwood)

George Bryan interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-18 SUMMARY: Mr. Bryan speaks of how he came from Liverpool to the Boundary region in 1909, just after the copper mine closed in 1907. The price of copper dropped and a new smelter opened in Greenwood. Bryan describes what the region was like when he arrived, the saloons, his first job at the smelter, and his job as a clerk for the grocery store, which started in 1913 and served 33 families. Bryan tells stories of several people who lived in the area.

George "Romey" Kingsley interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-16 SUMMARY: Mr. George "Romey" Kingsley came from Washington with his father in 1899 and landed in Midway. He went to Anarchist Mountain, then known as Rock Mountain, though people called it One-Eyed Mountain. He speaks about life in Caldville [i.e., Colville, Washington]; mining, hunting, lack of borders, farmers and prospectors. He discusses the history of Bridesville in great detail and then Greenwood; mining stories, surrounding farms and several people who lived there. Then he discusses the Dewdney Trail which ran from Creston to Salmo and the stagecoach routes of the time. Kingsley describes Salmo in great detail with dates of good crop years and bad crop years, prices for crops, what the town consisted of and stories of the settlers.

Gladys Young interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Gladys Young, wife of Benjamin Franklin Young, discusses some of her experiences between 1900 and 1914. She begins with an anecdote about her arrival in Armstrong to teach in 1908; people in Armstrong; Greenwood in 1900; her family background and impressions of Greenwood; returning to Greenwood from school in Yale; a discussion of life at All Hallow's Girls School at Yale; more on Greenwood; schooling in Vancouver; how she came to Armstrong; impression of Lansdowne and Armstrong; the beginning of Armstrong including people and life there. [TRACK 2: blank.]

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