Item AAAB1347 - Jemima Dobbie interview

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Jemima Dobbie interview

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  • sound recording

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  • [ca. 1960] [date recorded] (Creation)

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SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Jemima Dobbie : Kitselas, 1895-1910 PERIOD COVERED: 1890s-1910 RECORDED: Copper City (B.C.), [ca. 1960] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Jemima Dobbie (nee Stewart), wife of Simeon W. Dobbie, remembers her father, David Stewart, and his coming from the United States to the Skeena region in the 1890's. He worked in the Invernes;s Cannery and moved with his family to Kitselas in 1895, he was the first to farm in the area and supplied the riverboats with produce. Jemima Dobbie speaks about changes in the Skeena, the Kitselas t;ownsite, construction of the telegraph line and the railway, Kalum Indian Villages, totem poles and the river canyon. (pause in the tape) Jemima Dobbie speaks about the origins of Copper City, the Kit;selas townsite, the wreck of the "Mount Royal", and Port Essington c.1894. [TRACK 2: blank.];

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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A digital copy is available.
Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-069.

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
  • Use Restriction: Not for broadcast or commercial use without written permission of the CBC.
  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T1218

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Orchard ; S-29/1

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speaker: Jemima Dobbie, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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