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Betty Carey interview

CALL NUMBER: T1189:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Betty Carey's seafaring background and her trips to Alaska (1937 and 1963) PERIOD COVERED: 1937-1963 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Betty Carey talks about her childhood on Fidalgo Island, her impressions of the Indians and their skill with their dug-out canoes. She describes her first dug-out canoe and its background, ad;ventures during her trip to Alaska (1937), places and people she met along the route including: Dr. Darby, Rivers Inlet, Alert Bay, Columbia Mission Ship, Alison Harbour, Kitimat, canneries and memories of her reverse trip in 1963. TRACK 2: Betty Carey continues with recollections about her trip to Alaska (1937), Hartley Bay, Prince Rupert, Queen Charlotte Islands, the Inside Passage, her family ;life and a later trip with her husband, Neil. She describes Haida sites and villages, evidence of habitation, equipment and supplies for her trips, the Kozy family at Kelsey Bay and her impressions of; Ketchikan.

CALL NUMBER: T1189:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Betty Carey : Alaska and the Queen Charlotte Islands (1939-1955) PERIOD COVERED: 1880-1955 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Betty Carey continues with her recollections about her Alaska trip, subsequent trips to Alaska, a trip with her family (1955) to the Queen Charlotte Islands, Hecate Strait, Skidegate, Graham ;Island coast, and impressions of the Queen Charlotte Islands.

Ferry liners north

The item is an answer print of a travelogue, made 196 7 to 1969. It shows a voyage down the Inside Passage from Prince Rupert to Kelsey Bay on the "Queen of Prince Rupert", provides a framework to highlight Barkerville, the Skeena, Alaska, Vancouver Island and Victoria. Includes scenes of the White Pass and Yukon railway. The original elements were probably re-cut to make "Highways to splendor".

Highways to splendor

The item is a composite print of a travelogue film from ca. 1970. It depicts a scenic trip on the "Queen of Prince Rupert" from Kelsey Bay to Prince Rupert introducing such destinations as Vancouver, Victoria and the Cariboo. Includes shots of Active Pass, Barkerville, Campbell River and the W.A.C. Bennett Dam. The Inside Passage and the province's highways are seen as parallel north-south "highways."

Our 1938 summer cruise in Toketie

Amateur film. Coastal people, places and scenery between Vancouver Island and the mainland. Includes footage of Indian villages, pictographs, birds and wildlife, logging operations, other vessels, etc.

Our 1939 summer cruise

Amateur film. Cruise on Toketie. Coastal people, places and scenery between Vancouver Island and the mainland. Includes footage of Indian villages, pictographs, birds and wildlife, logging, other vessels, etc. Notably, there are good shots of the abandoned villages of Gwayasdums, Karlukwees, and Mamalilaculla, as well as the burial ground on Klaoitsis Island.

People in landscape : Some coastal journeys

SUMMARY: This program features the stories of two long canoe journeys -- one in 1868, when a missionary took his bride from Victoria to the Nass in a large Indian canoe; and the second in 1937, when a teenaged girl made a trip all by herself from Anacortes to Ketchikan, Alaska. The voices heard are Agnes Johnson and Betty Carey.

Ripple Rock : [out-takes]

Out-takes. The destruction of Ripple Rock, a long-time menace to shipping in Seymour Narrows, by the world's largest non-nuclear explosion. Footage includes animated diagrams of the project; preparatory tests with models; underwater tunnelling and drilling operations; the shipment and placing of explosives; aerial and general views of the Narrows, and the various technical preparations for the explosion, as well as the blast and its results.

[Ripple Rock blast]

Unedited footage. Shows the Ripple Rock blast from three different camera perspectives -- long shot, medium shot (high-angle) and medium shot (water level).

[Ripple Rock project] : [footage and out-takes]

Footage. Shows various supply and construction activities associated with the project of tunneling under Seymour Narrows and placing dynamite under Ripple Rock. Includes shots of coastal features near the site, a freighter in Seymour Narrows, Painter's Lodge (Campbell River), construction of wooden frame buildings, and a sequence showing a turkey dinner being served to a work crew. No shots of the actual explosion are included. One sequence shows the freightboat "Cloverleaf IV" being loaded and en route (possibly to Ahousat, on the west coast of Vancouver Island). Unrelated material (in two segments) shows a De Havilland Comet Mk. 3 airliner with BOAC markings (registration G-ANLO) landing, taxiing, and disembarking passengers at Vancouver Airport.

The Inside Passage

The item is a composite print of a travelogue, made in 1974. It shows a sailing vessel sailing the Inside Passage between Vancouver Island and the Mainland and north to Skagway and Ketchikan, Alaska. The sailing vessel is the "Nathaniel Bowditch".

The packaged product : a twelve month tourist season

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1978 SUMMARY: Edited interviews with hoteliers, B.C. Ferries representatives, and tourists, discussing the successful establishment of packaged off-season tours of the Inside Passage and Vancouver Island. Promotes the idea of "packaging" and the year-round possibilities for tourism in British Columbia. Tape was included in a folder with a booklet on packaging and advertisements for the tours.

There's the land . . . have you seen it!

The item is a release print of a travelogue from 1967. It depicts the attractions of Alaska and the Yukon Territory; includes CN's "Northland Prince" leaving Vancouver harbour and sailing up the Inside Passage to Alaska. Narration includes excerpts from the poetry of Robert W. Service.

Toketie makes another cruise summer 1940

Amateur film. Coastal people, places and scenery between Vancouver Island and the mainland. Includes footage of Indian villages, pictographs, birds and wildlife, logging operations, other vessels, etc. One sequence shows a Kelly raft of aviation spruce being broken up; another shows logs being unloaded from the log barge "Monongahela" (formerly the ship "Balasore", whose figurehead is shown sitting on shore). The B.C. Packers cannery at Quathiaski Cove is shown. Troops arrive at Nanaimo from Vancouver on the "Princess Victoria" and parade through the streets.