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George Bryson Patenaude interview

CALL NUMBER: T0364:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-24 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. George Bryson Patenaude was born in St. Andrews, Quebec in 1893. He discusses mining in Horsefly, the story of Bob Borland, the early history of Williams Lake...

Janet Yorston interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-20 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Janet Yorston talks about the Australian Ranch, the stages on the Cariboo Road and various Cariboo people, from 1860 to 1914. Mr. Yorston describes how Andrew Olsen and Steve Downes...

Catherine Christy interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-27 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Catherine Christy remembers her life at Big Bar. Mrs. Christy's father, Robert Chisholm, came to Big Bar in the early 1880s. She speaks about her life on the farm; a typical d...

Maud Haylmore interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-26 SUMMARY: Mrs. Maud Haylmore describes the Lillooet area from 1862 to 1900. She tells the story of her grandfather, Captain Arthur John Martley, who established the farm 'The Grange' in 1862. Her...

Angela McDiarmid interview

CALL NUMBER: T0675:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Angela McDairmid was born in Princeton before it was known as Princeton; she discusses her earliest memories; where the house was; several anecdotes about her mothe...

Engmand A. Iverson interview

CALL NUMBER: T0445:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Iverson recalls his work on the Sumas Lake dredging project and the King Edward Dredge. He talks about his family; his Norwegian father; his early life; his father&...

Isaac Nelson interview : [Orchard, 1964]

CALL NUMBER: T0447:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Nelson talks about his father [Nels Christian Nelson] coming from Norway to homestead and fish at Whonnock in 1885. He discusses his life working in the fishing ind...

Isabella Hall interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-02-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Hall recounts her family history; her early life in Britain and the family's immigration to BC. She recalls the family settling at Terra Nova; Lulu Island in 1888; the journey ...

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Parker interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-29 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Alan Parker describes his background, joining the British Army at seventeen years of age; the circumstances under which he came to Canada in 1921 on a cattle boat directly to a ranchi...

Ronald Norris interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Norris discusses his grandfather's arrival in Victoria and his involvement with the Victoria Colonist newspaper. His grandfather later founded the Nanaimo Free Press Newspaper in 1874, ...

Tom Gorrie interview

CALL NUMBER: T0889:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Tom Gorrie recalls coal mining hazards and the Fernie fire: came from Dumfermline in June 1902; worked in various coal mining towns around Fernie from 1903 to ...

Dr. F.M. Bryant interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-03-28 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Bryant talks about Dr. Helmcken, Dr. Davie, and other pioneer doctors; early training for medicine; recollections about area doctors and hospitals; first impressions of Victoria in 19...

Alice M. Earley interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [1955?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Alice M. Earley talks about coming into the Cariboo from Victoria in 1884; the journey by steamboat, train, and horse-drawn wagon to Quesnel, where she had been hired to teach. The Conco...

Ethnic communities in Vancouver, [1976-08-23?]

SUMMARY: "Identities" was a CBC radio series that used interviews to examine various ethnic communities and their attitudes towards Canadian life. This episode consists of interviews and sounds about a variety; of subjects, including: an...

Roger Monteith interview

CALL NUMBER: T1287:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Major Roger Monteith recalls early Victoria from the 1890s; he talks about streets; stores; cabbies; saloons; Christmastime; banks; Robert Service; Indians; Chinese pe...

Richard Carroll interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1961-07-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Richard Carroll, known as Dick, describes arriving into the [Nechako?] area from Vancouver in 1908 on his way to Alaska; he stopped to work on the Grand Trunk Railway at the head of n...

B.F. Young interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. B.F. Young describes his family background; his mother and uncle at Lumby; his father's background; how his father came to Canada; the town of Lansdowne; the Chinese people there;...

Beryl Lum interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-01 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Beryl Lum discusses the pioneer's life in a cabin at Fort Steele; Mrs. Lum came from England to Victoria then on to Lake Louise; to Fort Steele where she still lives in the cab...

Gordon Haug interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Gordon Haug talks about life in the Kelowna area, 1892 to 1914. He describes the arrival of his father, William Haug, in Kelowna; a description of the area; his father's early ex...

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 ...

Panoramic view of Kicking Horse Canyon

Actuality. "'We show here one of. the grandest pieces of scenery in the West, namely, "Kicking Horse Canyon" on the line of the Canadian Pacific [Railway]. This vast canyon is fourteen miles long, running through the Rocky mou...

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