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British Columbia Provincial Museum films, videotapes and audio
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[B.C. Provincial Museum] : [miscellaneous footage, ca. 1945-1963]

The sub-series comprises 44 short film items which have been spliced together onto 3 reels. Most of the items depict natural history and wildlife subjects -- birds, mammals, marine life, reptiles, etc. -- although there are also a few anthropology and modern history items.

British Columbia. Provincial Museum of Natural History and Anthropology

Ben Valde interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1978-09-14 SUMMARY: Ben Valde, the retired head of engineering for the Pacific Great Eastern Railway and BC Railway, discusses his civil engineering training; his early experiences on the CNR (Prince George to Prince Rupert); and the development of engineering on the PGE.

British Columbia Provincial Museum films, videotapes and audio

  • GR-3355
  • Series
  • 1939-1986

The series consists of film material (and some videotape copies) of films produced by or for, or accumulated by, the British Columbia Provincial Museum. This material comprises a large amount of natural history films, footage and out-takes, mainly shot by curator G. Clifford Carl, as well as much smaller accessions of footage from the vertebrate zoology, exhibits, modern history and archaeology divisions. Also included is a copy of a documentary video production on the history of the museum, produced in 1986 to mark the museum's 100th anniversary.

British Columbia Provincial Museum

Constance Johnson interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Constance Johnson : life in Salmon Arm PERIOD COVERED: 1911-1930 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977 SUMMARY: Constance Johnson's family came from New Brunswick n 1911. Her father ranched at Silver Creek and later moved to Salmon Arm. Childhood in Salmon Arm, ca. 1920. Native people around Salmon Arm: character, habits. Household features of the early days, wood stoves, noon meal, food, stores. Dairy farming, orchards, service jobs. Clothing. Meals. Youthful activities: lectures, dancing, drama. Visits of; Governors-General, and Zane Grey.

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