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World War, 1939-1945--British Columbia
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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...

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...

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...

Buster Foster interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Harold (Buster) Foster : The IAM and union women in World War II RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1979-06-06 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Buster Foster was an engineer; burned in an accident in the early 1930s, he was forced onto relie...

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...

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 ...

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...

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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...

Doris and R.C. McKeand interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Life on Tibbs Island, 1944-1950 PERIOD COVERED: 1944-1950 RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1978 SUMMARY: Mr. & Mrs. Robby McKeand of Nanaimo, B.C., interviewed by Bob Bossin, 1978. Subject of the interview: life on Tibbs Is...

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 ...

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;...

Heritage theatre : Japanese internment : 1942

SUMMARY: "Heritage Theatre" was a series of short historical plays set in the Vancouver environs. These vignettes illustrate some of the significant events and interesting episodes from Vancouver's earliest ti;mes. First broadcast i...

Ian McLeod interview

CALL NUMBER: T3878:0054a SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Tofino-Clayoquot : Ian McLeod RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: In an interview with Bob Bossin, Ian McLeod discusses his background: uncle was on police force in Glasgow, c...

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...

Jonnie Rankin interview

CALL NUMBER: T3628:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Jonnie Rankin : women in the B.C. shipyards in the 1940s RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1978-07-10 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Rankin wrote a column for the newspaper of the Shipyard and General Workers U...

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