Item T1132:0001 - John Gellatly interview

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John Gellatly interview

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  • sound recording

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  • 1965-11-08 (Creation)

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1 audio reel (00:30:00) : 19 cm/sec, mono ; 18 cm

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RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. John Gellatly talks about his family's experiences in the Okanagan Valley, 1893 to 1920. He discusses his family background; why they came west; his arrival in Vernon, including life and; recreation and the people in Vernon; an anecdote about his father's mining claim; mining in the area; other people in Vernon; the family farms and farming at Shorts Point, Fintry, and Powers Creek, near Westbank; a story of the move to Powers Creek in 1900; the house there; comments on his education; a discussion of the produce grown and shipped; a story of a fugitive who shot a policeman; a discussion of nut growing. [TRACK 2: blank.]

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.
Preservation compact disc made from original audio reel, 2002-10-28.

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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): T1132

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Previously described as AAAB1255

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Orchard ; O-64/1

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speaker: John Gellatly, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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