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Betty Carey interview

CALL NUMBER: T1189:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Betty Carey's seafaring background and her trips to Alaska (1937 and 1963) PERIOD COVERED: 1937-1963 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Betty Carey talks about her childhood on Fidalgo Island, her impressions of the Indians and their skill with their dug-out canoes. She describes her first dug-out canoe and its background, ad;ventures during her trip to Alaska (1937), places and people she met along the route including: Dr. Darby, Rivers Inlet, Alert Bay, Columbia Mission Ship, Alison Harbour, Kitimat, canneries and memories of her reverse trip in 1963. TRACK 2: Betty Carey continues with recollections about her trip to Alaska (1937), Hartley Bay, Prince Rupert, Queen Charlotte Islands, the Inside Passage, her family ;life and a later trip with her husband, Neil. She describes Haida sites and villages, evidence of habitation, equipment and supplies for her trips, the Kozy family at Kelsey Bay and her impressions of; Ketchikan.

CALL NUMBER: T1189:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Betty Carey : Alaska and the Queen Charlotte Islands (1939-1955) PERIOD COVERED: 1880-1955 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Betty Carey continues with her recollections about her Alaska trip, subsequent trips to Alaska, a trip with her family (1955) to the Queen Charlotte Islands, Hecate Strait, Skidegate, Graham ;Island coast, and impressions of the Queen Charlotte Islands.

Ferry liners north

The item is an answer print of a travelogue, made 196 7 to 1969. It shows a voyage down the Inside Passage from Prince Rupert to Kelsey Bay on the "Queen of Prince Rupert", provides a framework to highlight Barkerville, the Skeena, Alaska, Vancouver Island and Victoria. Includes scenes of the White Pass and Yukon railway. The original elements were probably re-cut to make "Highways to splendor".

Highways to splendor

The item is a composite print of a travelogue film from ca. 1970. It depicts a scenic trip on the "Queen of Prince Rupert" from Kelsey Bay to Prince Rupert introducing such destinations as Vancouver, Victoria and the Cariboo. Includes shots of Active Pass, Barkerville, Campbell River and the W.A.C. Bennett Dam. The Inside Passage and the province's highways are seen as parallel north-south "highways."