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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...

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)

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

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...

Frank Hole interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Frank Hole describes his father, Albert Hole, who came to Canada in the early 1900s, and to Nahwitti in 1912. Then he discusses various Danish, Finnish and Swedish communities in the ar;...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Alfie Kamitakahara interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Alfie Kamitakahara : Japanese in Steveston - community life and evacuation RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1972?-08-15 SUMMARY: Alfie Kamitakahara discusses the Japanese and their community life in Steveston, and their evacu...

Sheldon Rogers interview

CALL NUMBER: T0091:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Sheldon Rogers : life of an independent man PERIOD COVERED: 1900-1920 RECORDED: Burnaby (B.C.), 1972-07-08 SUMMARY: Sheldon L. Rogers was born in 1900 and talks about his personal background, ente...

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...

Art Moore interview

CALL NUMBER: T2049:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Art Moore RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-01-27 SUMMARY: Art Moore started fishing in 1930 when he got his first license. You were not allowed in those days to get a license until you were 14 y...

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