Item AAAB0321 - John (Jack) Whittaker interview

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John (Jack) Whittaker interview

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  • 1974-05-21 [date recorded] (Creation)

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Via Sue Baptie. Interviews were recorded primarily for use in the book "First growth : the story of British Columbia Forest Products Limited". The BC Archives acquired copies of the tapes; the original recordings are held in the archives of British Columbia Forest Products.

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CALL NUMBER: T0275:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Superintendent, Youbou Sawmill, Lake Cowichan, Retired 1959 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1974-05-21 SUMMARY: Born at New Westminster in 1896; worked at Barnet Lumber Company; Rat Portage Lumber Company; Capilano Timber Company; came to Industrial Timber Mills in Youbou, in 1932 as superintendent; description of changes in the industry; Youbou as a community; sawmill operations taken over by BC Forest Products; expansion, etc.; retired in 1959.

CALL NUMBER: T0275:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Superintendent, Youbou Sawmill, Lake Cowichan, Retired 1959 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1974-05-21 SUMMARY: [No content summary available for this tape.]

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British Columbia Forest Products, Limited, 1975?


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Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-021.

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Accession number(s): T0275

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speaker: John (Jack) Whittaker, interviewer: Susan Mary Baptie

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