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Chinatown (Vancouver, B.C.)
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Beautiful Vancouver

Travelogue. A video souvenir of Vancouver, including sequences on Expo '86, Chinatown, Stanley Park, the Sea Festival, the Japanese Festival, etc. Includes day trips to Victoria, the Cloverdale Rodeo, and other locales in the Lower Mainland.

Vancouver around 1900

SUMMARY: The third of three radio documentaries about early Vancouver, combining narration with reminiscences from older residents. "Vancouver Around 1900" includes discussion of the following: street cars and chain gangs, recalled by Re...

Chinatown ghosts

SUMMARY: An evocation of Vancouver's Chinatown, its people and its stories. At the end of the program there is a short clip of sound effects and music, plus a repeat of some narration.;

Gordon C. Lewis interview

CALL NUMBER: T2814:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Strathcona neighbourhood : roads, buildings and activities, 1905-20 PERIOD COVERED: 1905-1920 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-10-20 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Gordon Lewis discusses: street paving on Ha...

Mary Lee Chan and Shirley Chan interview

CALL NUMBER: T3170:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Strathcona neighbourhood : the Chinese community RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-12-23 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Chan discusses: her family background; life of her grandfather; 1907 Vancouver Chin...

Roy Mah interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [1970?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Bert Nelson interviews Mr. Roy Mah, a director of the Vancouver Chinese Publicity Bureau, which publishes the "Chinatown News" (where Mr. Mah is the editor). Mr. Mah talks about pub...

In the daytime

Documentary. An impressionistic portrait of city life during a day off in the summertime, with poetic narration set opposite some very observant and intimate views of Vancouver and its inhabitants. These include numerous street scenes; departure ...

Salmon run

Documentary. Life cycle of the sockeye salmon, especially their return to the headwaters of the Fraser River to spawn. Shows efforts of scientists and engineers to facilitate the salmon run, and the contribution of the International Pacific Salmon...

Yun Ho Chang interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Strathcona neighbourhood : the Chinese community RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-09-05,11, &18 SUMMARY: Yun Ho Chang discusses: peddling vegetables by horse and buggy; care of horses, type of buggy; growing vegetabl...

Chow Yin Wong interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Strathcona neighbourhood : the Chinese community RECORDED: [location unknown], 1978-01-13 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Wong discusses background: born 1896; moving to Canada, 1911; what Vancouver was like in the early years of ...

Chinese women and work in B.C. collection

  • PR-1754
  • Collection
  • 1984

The collection consists of oral history interviews with Chinese women about their experiences working in British Columbia from the 1920s to the 1950s. The interviews, with nine first-, second- or third-generation Chinese-Canadian women, were reco...

Adilman, Tamara

Between ourselves : Chinatown Vancouver

SUMMARY: "Between Ourselves" was a weekly series of hour-long radio programs that presented Canada to Canadians. It featured aspects of Canadian life in docudramas, plays, music, and interviews, originating from different regions of Cana...

In the daytime : [1986 restored version]

Documentary. An impressionistic portrait of city life during a day off in the summertime, with poetic narration set opposite some very observant and intimate views of Vancouver and its inhabitants. These include numerous street scenes; departure ...

Tom Wylie interview

CALL NUMBER: T2743:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Strathcona neighbourhood : recollections of a local firefighter PERIOD COVERED: 1910-1930 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-09-02 & 13 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Tom Wylie discusses: father's backg...

Gordon (Won) Cumyow interview

CALL NUMBER: T3131:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Strathcona neighbourhood : the Chinese community PERIOD COVERED: 1850-1970 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-11-09 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Gordon Won Cumyow discusses background: born in Vancouver; fat...

Harry Con interview

CALL NUMBER: T2799:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Strathcona neighbourhood : the Chinese community PERIOD COVERED: 1922-1977 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-09-24 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Harry Con discusses background: born 1922 in Canada; went to C...

Nora Hendrix interview

CALL NUMBER: T2717:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Black-Canadians in the Strathcona neighbourhood PERIOD COVERED: 1911-1940 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-07-14 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Nora Hendrix discusses background: born in Tennessee in 1883; bri...

Webster! : 1980-09-09

Public affairs. Jack Webster's popular weekday morning talk show. Guests and topics for this episode are listed in the subject area, below.Pederson, GeorgeSea Shepherd SocietyShrum, GordonWatson, PaulWinterton, Don

Ying [pseudonym] interview

RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1984-03-13 SUMMARY: Born 1924. Family history from 1800s, from China to Canada. Growing up in Vancouver's Chinatown and working in family store on Pender Street. Father died -- mother owned and ran store. Discussio...