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Dorothy Goldrick interview

CALL NUMBER: T0420:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1970-05 SUMMARY: TRACKS 1 & 2: Mrs. Dorothy Goldrick describes emigrating from Scotland to Ashcroft in 1910; the Colonist train; Winnipeg around 1910; Ashcroft in 1910, buildings, the Chinese people, cowboys, covered wagons, BX Express, the anti-English feeling; other English families; Hallowe'en pranks; and Kamloops.

CALL NUMBER: T0420:0002 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1970-05 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Goldrick continues with a description of the stage coach journey to Ashcroft; local native people; more about the Colonist train; a description of Savona, BC; a Hudson's Bay post across Kamloops Lake; anecdotes about life at Savona; impressions of Canada before emigration; life in Golden from 1911 to 1917; snow; forest fires; and Vernon around 1917. [TRACK 2: blank.]

Charles Walkem interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-27 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Charlie Walkem discusses Spences Bridge in 1894 during flood conditions; Cook's Ferry Indian Band; 1899 and 1905 landslides; ethnographic information on Thompson Indians at Spences Bridge; raising horses; cattle; fishing techniques, i.e. torchlight by canoe and fish weirs; two early chiefs of the area, Johnny Tetlneetsa and Whustemeetsa; and the large numbers of humpback salmon before the railway came through. [TRACK 2: blank.]

Bonaparte house, 111 miles above Yale

Item consists of a photograph of Bonaparte house on the Thompson River, 111 miles above Yale. The house was run by Semlin and Park. Charles Semlin is pictured in the white hat. At last two of the figures on horseback are women.

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