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Coal Harbour (Vancouver Island, B.C.)
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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 are...

Bert Marriott interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Marriott describes the building of the first road from Coal Harbour to Hardy Bay in 1923. He recalls his early impressions of the Courtenay area; logging; early settlers; farming; local ...

Ken Hole interview

CALL NUMBER: T3653:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Hole talks about how people from Coal Harbour went to Port Hardy to vote. He speaks about his family's arrival at Coal Harbour where his father ran a hotel, a...

Buster Cadwallader interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [1979?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Cadwallader tells of his father's and grandfather's coming to Fort Rupert. He describes life at the Fort Rupert HBC post; coal mining in the area; Indians; Kwakiutl Indians and...

Blow the wild whale

Industrial film. BC Packers (Western Canadian Whaling Ltd.) whaling operations, based at Coal Harbour. Whaling ship departs; whale is sighted and harpooned; whale struggles and dies. Flensing and processing of whale carcass at Coal Harbour -- prod...

Thar she blows

Industrial film. BC Packers (Western Canadian Whaling Ltd.) whaling operations, based at Coal Harbour in Quatsino Sound. The whaling vessel "Polar V" leaves on a voyage. Preparation of equipment, including harpoons and harpoon gun. A wha...

[Whaling, ca. 1950]

Footage. Whaling operations of BC Packers (Western Canadian Whaling Ltd.) out of Coal Harbour, Vancouver Island. Scenes aboard whaling ship; sighting of whale; preparation of harpoon; whale struggling; flensing and processing of the whale's c...

Ocean highway

Industrial film. Operations of Island Tug & Barge. Includes: historical background on coastal towboating; company's repair & maintenance facilities in Victoria; tugboats at work; a trip with the freight barge "Island Express"...

Ocean highway : [out-takes]

Out-takes. Operations of Island Tug & Barge. Footage may include: historical background on coastal towboating; company's repair & maintenance facilities in Victoria; tugboats at work; a trip with the freight barge "Island Express...