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Sub-series Frontier and pioneer life--British Columbia
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Living memory : series 4 : Living memory in the Fraser Valley

SUMMARY: The sub-series consists of episodes from the fourth series of "Living Memory", a CBC Vancouver radio program about people and places in British Columbia history, based on oral history interviews recorded by Imbert Orchard. Four series aired from 1961 to 1964. The fourth series, broadcast from April 9 to June 25, 1964, dealt primarily with settlement of the Fraser Valley.

People in landscape : series 1 : Life in the Gulf of Georgia

The sub-series consists of episodes from the first series of "People in Landscape", a radio program about people and places in British Columbia history that aired from 1968 to 1972. It was based on oral history interviews by Imbert Orchard, who also wrote, produced and narrated the programs. The first series, which aired from October 3, 1968 to March 1969, was sub-titled "Life in the Gulf of Georgia", and dealt with life on B.C.'s lower coast and the Strait of Georgia.

Living memory : series 1 : [Constance Cox / Sperry Cline / Early Vancouver]

The sub-series consists of episodes from the first series of "Living Memory", a CBC Vancouver radio program about people and places in British Columbia history, based on oral history interviews recorded by Imbert Orchard. Four series aired from 1961 to 1964. The first series, broadcast from March 9 to May 29, 1961, dealt with early days in the Skeena and Bulkley region (via the recollections of Constance Cox and Sperry Cline), as well as early days in Vancouver.

People in landscape : series 3 : Fraser River country

The sub-series consists of episodes from the third series of "People in Landscape", a radio program about people and places in British Columbia history that aired from 1968 to 1972. It was based on oral history interviews by Imbert Orchard, who also wrote, produced and narrated the programs. The third series (1970-1971), sub-titled "Fraser River Country," dealt with life along the Fraser River and its tributaries from the gold rush years to the present day.

Living memory : series 2 : Skeena River country

The sub-series consists of episodes from the second series of "Living Memory", a CBC Vancouver radio program about people and places in British Columbia history, based on oral history interviews recorded by Imbert Orchard. Four series aired from 1961 to 1964. The second series, broadcast from January 19 to June 29, 1962, dealt with frontier life in the area around the Skeena River and its tributaries.

People in landscape : series 2 : [Journeys / Bella Coola / Queen Charlotte Islands]

The sub-series consists of episodes from the second series of "People in Landscape", a radio program about people and places in British Columbia history that aired from 1968 to 1972. It was based on oral history interviews by Imbert Orchard, who also wrote, produced and narrated the programs. The second series (1969-1970) included programs about various journeys around B.C. (broadcast October 3 to November 21, 1969); the history of, and present-day life in, the Bella Coola Valley (December 5, 1969 to January 9, 1970); and the Queen Charlotte Islands (January 16 to April 3, 1970).

People in landscape : [special programs]

The sub-series consists of special programs from the four series of "People in Landscape", a radio program about people and places in British Columbia history that aired from 1968 to 1972. It was based on oral history interviews by Imbert Orchard, who also wrote, produced and narrated the programs. These special episodes, produced to mark Christmas, Remembrance Day, or other occasions, were not part of the historical narrative of that season's sub-series.

From the mountains to the sea : [radio series, 1967]

The sub-series consists of all 13 episodes of "From the Mountains to the Sea", a series of hour-long radio programs about the history and people of British Columbia's regions, based on oral history interviews recorded by Robert (later Imbert) Orchard. The series was produced in 1967 to mark Canada's Centennial year, and mainly focuses on the period 1885-1914. The series was written and produced by Robert Orchard, with original music composed by Elliot Weisgarber.