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World War, 1939-1945--British Columbia
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Devina Baines and Frances Brown interview : [part 2]

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-06 SUMMARY: NOTE: This interview is a continuation of T0795:0001. TRACK 1: Francis Brown describes her father, Frank "Sticks" Allison (who was the Porlier Pass lightkeeper 1902-1941), including his...

Joe Morreau interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Joe Morreau's impression of the Queen Charlotte Islands, 1927-69 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: This tape begins with the sounds of loading a logging barge in Skidegate Inlet, approximately 2 1...

Robert Bruce Scott interview : [Orchard, 1966]

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1966-01-30 & 31 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Robert Bruce Scott recalls coming to Bamfield in 1930, and his impressions of the coast. Mr. Scott worked at the Bamfield cable station for over thirty years. He describes the sta...

Civil Defence in British Columbia : a pictorial record

  • GR-3654
  • Series
  • 1941-[ca. 1945]

The series consists of a photograph album presented to Premier John Hart by the Advisory Council, Provincial Civilian Protection Committee around 1945. The album contains 44 black and white photographs showing the Provincial Civilian Protection C...

British Columbia. Premier

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 ...

C.D. Orchard : [reminiscences]

CALL NUMBER: T1887:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): C.D. Orchard : forestry in British Columbia, 1920-1958 (part 1) PERIOD COVERED: 1893-1925 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1961 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Orchard born 1893 in Wakefield, N.B. Became a teacher...

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...

Mennonite Central Committee (Ontario) collection

  • PR-2356
  • Collection
  • 1941-1943

The collection comprises videotape transfers of amateur film shot between 1941 and 1943 showing conscientious objectors mostly at B.C. Forest Service camps (clearing, building, planting, fire-fighting, camp life). Also train travel from Ontario t...

Mennonite Central Committee (Ontario)

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 ...

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...

Ray Atherton : [speech]

SUMMARY: Speech by Ray Atherton, United States Ambassador to Canada, at meeting of the Vancouver Board of Trade, about: World War II, recent events and the prospects of end of war; Pacific Coast, its future; i;nternational relations between Canada...

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