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World War, 1939-1945--British Columbia
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Terence Finney interview

RECORDED: Pitt Meadows (B.C.), [19--] SUMMARY: Tape recorded reminiscences of Terry Finney, who immigrated to Canada in 1929 and moved to B.C. in 1933. Finney prepared aviation correspondence courses for the B.C. Department of Education and was a...

Heritage theatre : Japanese internment : 1942

SUMMARY: "Heritage Theatre" was a series of short historical plays set in the Vancouver environs. These vignettes illustrate some of the significant events and interesting episodes from Vancouver's earliest ti;mes. First broadcast i...

Ian McLeod interview

CALL NUMBER: T3878:0054a SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Tofino-Clayoquot : Ian McLeod RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: In an interview with Bob Bossin, Ian McLeod discusses his background: uncle was on police force in Glasgow, c...

Buster Foster interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Harold (Buster) Foster : The IAM and union women in World War II RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1979-06-06 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Buster Foster was an engineer; burned in an accident in the early 1930s, he was forced onto relie...

Jonnie Rankin interview

CALL NUMBER: T3628:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Jonnie Rankin : women in the B.C. shipyards in the 1940s RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1978-07-10 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Rankin wrote a column for the newspaper of the Shipyard and General Workers U...

Ken Gibson interview

CALL NUMBER: T3085:0001 - 0003 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Tofino reminiscence : part 1 - 3 PERIOD COVERED: 1910-1978 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1978 SUMMARY: Ken Gibson interviewed by Bob Bossin, 1978. Subjects include Fred Tibbs, Tofino, World...

Doris and R.C. McKeand interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Life on Tibbs Island, 1944-1950 PERIOD COVERED: 1944-1950 RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1978 SUMMARY: Mr. & Mrs. Robby McKeand of Nanaimo, B.C., interviewed by Bob Bossin, 1978. Subject of the interview: life on Tibbs Is...

Matthew Marshall interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Trail history PERIOD COVERED: 1912-1963 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: Born in Scotland in 1903; arrived in Moyie in 1909 with his family, father worked for the St. Eugene Mine. In 1912, the fa...

Archibald Glen interview

CALL NUMBER: T3138:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Kimberley history PERIOD COVERED: 1924-1948 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-[08-10?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Archibald Glen arrived in Tadanac in 1924 from Alanby; he had written to Mr. H...

Edward and Eda Rowlands interview

CALL NUMBER: T3146:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Trail history PERIOD COVERED: 1914-1950 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Rowlands: Welsh birth; came to Canada in 1924. Engineer in Trail machine shop; Herb ...

Robert Chisholm interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Kimberley history PERIOD COVERED: 1924-1963 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: Mr. Chisholm began working for Cominco in 1924, and retired in 1963; worked at the mill in Kimberley as a labourer; bo...

Olga Anderson interview

CALL NUMBER: T2350:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Impressions of Vancouver and region PERIOD COVERED: 1892-1900 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-07-27 SUMMARY: TRACKS 1 & 2: Born on a farm in Ladner in 1892; growing up and attending school ...

Charles Robson interview

CALL NUMBER: T2102:0001 PERIOD COVERED: 1925-1960 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-06-11 SUMMARY: Charles Robson was born in 1901 on Cape Breton Island. Worked on the CPR steamer "Princess Mary". Discusses working conditions, division ...

May McLachan interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): United Church missionary to Japan and Soowahlie Indian Band in Chilliwack PERIOD COVERED: 1917-1960 RECORDED: Chilliwack (B.C.), 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Miss May McLachan was born in Manitoba in 1895. Training as a teache...

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