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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 Ivison interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Trail history PERIOD COVERED: 1929-1948 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-07 SUMMARY: Mr. Ivison came to Vancouver from Britain in February of 1929; them to Trail to look for work; O.H. Nelson took him on at...

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 ...

Myrtle Bergren interview

CALL NUMBER: T3602:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Myrtle Bergren : working to build the IWA -- a staff person remembers RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1979-06-28 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Bergren was born in England, coming to Canada in 1925 when her fa...

Robert Portman interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Trail history PERIOD COVERED: 1924-1964 RECORDED: Delta (B.C.), 1977-07 SUMMARY: Born in England; serviced planes during the First World War; arrived in Trail in 1924; worked as a machinist at the Cominco m...

Roger Elgood interview

RECORDED: Salmon Arm (B.C.), 1974-01 SUMMARY: J. Roger Elgood, who immigrated to Salmon Arm, B.C. from Leicester, England in 1907, tells about his early experiences farming in BC; the first winter; hardships after his father's death; pacifism...

Salmon Arm pioneer : Roger Elgood

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1974 SUMMARY: J. Roger Elgood, who immigrated to Salmon Arm, B.C. from Leicester, England in 1907, tells about his early experiences farming in BC; the first winter; hardships after his father's death; pacifism i...

Tom Johnston interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1979-06-13 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Trip from England; why to Nanaimo; strike; church; ice-cream Johnny; payday; cali...

William Crawshaw interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1979-02-13 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Mining techniques, shovels, dynamite; mules; union; arriving in Canada; productiv...