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Immigrants--British Columbia--Employment
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George S. Allen interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): George S. Allen : the Sopron School of Forestry at UBC, 1957-1960 PERIOD COVERED: 1956-1960 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1960-01-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: The story of mass immigration to Canada of the Sopron University Scho...

Greg Sieben interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Life and work in the lumber industry in Terrace, B.C., 1940-1977 PERIOD COVERED: 1943-1977 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Greg M. Sieben (lumber industry production superintendent) was born in 19...

Italians have a feel for the cloth

SUMMARY: This episode, from Vancouver, is a play by Sherman Snukal in which an Italian-Canadian man who is a boarder goes looking for a job. There is a talk about Canadian jobs and the competition from foreigners. The protagonist, Tony, tells the ...

Chinese women and work in B.C. collection

  • PR-1754
  • Collection
  • 1984

The collection consists of oral history interviews with Chinese women about their experiences working in British Columbia from the 1920s to the 1950s. The interviews, with nine first-, second- or third-generation Chinese-Canadian women, were reco...

Adilman, Tamara