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Harry Marriott interview

CALL NUMBER: T0306:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-29 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Harry Marriott describes his immigration from England to Canada in 1907. He describes his work on the Gang Ranch in 1912, his service in WWI, homesteading, se...

Frederick Nassau Sutton interview

RECORDED: Williams Lake (B.C.), [196-?] SUMMARY: In an interview with Imbert Orchard, Frederick Nassau Sutton recalls how he came to Canada in 1906, worked as a ranch hand, and eventually bought a ranch at 150 Mile House.

H.H. Thomas interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-02-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Thomas describes coming to Canada from Gloucester, England, when he was 16, in 1891. He headed for Edmonton, then Spences Bridge when his money ran out, and got a lift to the Nicola i...

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...

George Thomas Holdway interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1974 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. G.T. Holdway describes his life; how he came from London, England, to Ontario and later came west to have an outdoor life as a farmer; came to McBride in 1913; worked hauling in supplies ;fr...

Leon Ladner interview : [Orchard, 1964]

CALL NUMBER: T0176:0005 - 0006 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Ladner discusses the Nugent Report on Sir James Douglas to American President Buchanan in 1858; his personal; political and educational philosophy; history of the Ladner family in Cornwall; Leo...

Ken and Mabel Attree interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-12 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Ken Attree remembers coming from England to Queens Bay in 1908. He offers reasons why his family moved to Canada, and his impressions of the Nelson area. He discusses building a hous...

Gerald Thulin interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-06-19 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Gerald Thulin discusses the arrival of his father, Fred Thulin, and his uncle, Charles Thulin, in 1889 from Sweden to Canada. He then discusses the founding of Lund in 1889; the first ...

A.W. and Kathleen Lymbery interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-10 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. A.W. Lymbery remembers his first years at Gray Creek. He came to BC in 1911 from Nottingham; England and he discusses the reasons why. He discusses his view that Canadian games and s...

Agnes Mackie interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-11 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Agnes Mackie describes how the town of Boswell got its name. She describes coming to Canada and discusses Earl Grey. She offers anecdotes about early settlers; the local priest; pr...

Neil Cameron interview : [Orchard, 1964]

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-09 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Neil Cameron discusses trappers and prospectors in the Fort Steele area; came from Scotland with his family at the age of fifteen; worked for lumber companies and then surveyed; reside...

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 ...

Isabel Sweeny interview

CALL NUMBER: T1345:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1967-09 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Isabel Sweeny (nee Bell-Irving) talks about her family's life in Vancouver after arriving in 1885, including: her father, who was an engineer for the CPR; hi...

Evelyn Goddard interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [1965?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Goddard talks about her father's arrival in Vancouver in 1891; the family house and family history; her mother's family, the Tierneys, from Victoria; living and growing up in t...

Living memory : Skeena introduction

SUMMARY: In "Skeena Introduction", the first episode of "Living Memory" series 2, pioneers of the Skeena region answer the question, "What brought you into this country?"

Ethnic communities in Vancouver, [1976-09-06?]

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: a ...

Immigrants, no. 2

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 from across Can;ada. Jurgen Hesse asks many...

Immigrants : what Canada means, no. 2

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 from across Can;ada. Jurgen Hesse asks many...

Ethnic communities in Vancouver, [1976-08-09?]

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: a ...

Ethnic communities in Vancouver, [1976-08-30?]

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...

Ethnic communities in Vancouver, [1976-08-02?}

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 on a variety of; topics, including: a Chile...

The Italians

SUMMARY: "The Changing Society" was a CBC radio series about immigration to Canada, and how immigrants change the demographics of Canadian culture. Each program in the series featured interviews with individua;ls of a specific ethnicity....

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...

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