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Albert Franklin interview

CALL NUMBER: T0613:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-28 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Albert Veranous Franklin remembers life at Tatla Lake before 1900. Mr. Franklin recalls his family background, his father, Benny Franklin, the move to Tatla Lake, the reasons, the journey, the purchase of the homestead and establishing a store, getting supplies from Ashcroft, trading with the Indians, the smallpox epidemic among the Indians, excursions to Bute Inlet, the Waddington Massacre, Chilcotin Indians and more, and the massacre and the aftermath.

TRACK 2: Franklin continues with more on the Waddington massacre, the story of the introduction of smallpox among the Indians as told to Franklin by John Hickory McLean, who was a member of the Waddington party, the effects of smallpox, names of early settlers, stories of life at Tatla, an anecdote about seeing the ghost of a dead Indian woman, the new road from Alexis Creek to the Nazko Valley, an account of the Indian game of Lahal, and moving to Nazko from Tatla.

CALL NUMBER: T0613:0002 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-28 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Franklin discusses the move to below Anahim Rancherie, Norman Lee, partnerships in the Chilcotin, Indian-White intermarriage, the Franklin homestead, an account of his father's death and burial, his father as Justice of the Peace, his mother, Marie Forest, the move into the Chilcotin in 1889, early days at Tatla Lake, the reasons for moving to the lake from Nazko, and Indian agitation.

TRACK 2: Franklin tells the story behind Indian agitation, a trip to Skeena River, early days at Bute Inlet, his father's excursions between Bute Inlet and Tatla Lake, life after leaving the Chilcotin in 1903, the trip from Tatla Lake to Bute Inlet and back, 1892 or 1893, and place names.

Kate Mellard interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-03-15 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Kate Mellard recalls coming to Chilliwack with her family in 1887; family members in the area; transportation; George Ashwell; the Old Yale Road; Centreville; her husband's work in the post office; hotels; the telegraph trail; anecdotes of life in Chilliwack. TRACK 2: She continues with her recollections about the community of Chilliwack; stores; childhood pranks; entertainment; interesting characters; her husband's work as justice of the peace; schooling; 24 May 1897; Five Corners; hotels; early residents.

Percy Barron interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Justice of the Peace for VGH RECORDED: [location unknown], 1973-08-13 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Percy Barron discusses: background- born in England, moved to Canada in 1909, started as a plumber; moved to B.C. and became assistant to the treasurer at Vancouver General Hospital; wages; flu epidemic of 1917; being in charge of military accounts; description of buildings of VGH in the early days; became Justice of the Peace for VGH; introduction of machines to the administrative side of the hospital; murder of Miss Rhody, a nurse; opinion of Dr. McKechran; effect of Depression on the hospital; nursing directors. TRACK 2: Percy Barron tells stories of interesting experiences while at VGH. Effect of Second World War. Advent of the union. Superannuation. Jobs he held after retiring from VGH. Changes in VGH over the years. Few benefits for hospital employees. Chaplains at the hospital. (End of interview)

Provincial Secretary diary journal

  • GR-2014
  • Series
  • 1899-1900

Volume II, July 1899 - Feb 1900 (vol. I not extant), of a Diary Journal kept by the Provincial Secretary, Charles Augustus Semlin, noting appointments and letters inward relating to many aspects of the office.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Roderick Haig-Brown interview : [Orchard, 1969]

CALL NUMBER: T0834:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 [summer] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Haig-Brown discusses transportation on the coast; the problems of a magistrate in Campbell River; problems of white/Native relations; and an assessment of the current position of the Indians of BC. He describes Chief Billy Assu of the Cape Mudge band of Kwakiutl Indians; potlatches and other Indian rituals. TRACK 2: Mr. Haig-Brown continues speaking about coastal Indians; and his experiences as a magistrate in a large jurisdiction. He recounts his early experiences in Campbell River, arriving in 1932; the economic conditions of the area through the depression; sport fishing in the Campbell River area.

CALL NUMBER: T0834:0002 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 [summer] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Haig-Brown describes skin diving in the Campbell River. He discusses commercial and sports fishing in the Gulf of Georgia; economic development of the Gulf of Georgia; pollution problem;s, including coastal pulp mills. TRACK 2: Mr. Haig-Brown continues with his discussion of pulp mill pollution; land tenure system for the forest industry.