Kelowna (B.C.)--History

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Ada Bartholomew interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-12 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Ada Bartholomew recalls early days in the Kelowna area. She describes how her family came to the Okanagan via Port Arthur and New Westminster; early families of Kelowna; her first im...

Adelaide Treasure interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-09-09 SUMMARY: Adelaide Treasure was born in 1896 in McGregor, Manitoba, the youngest of 10 children. She discusses the family's move to Kelowna when she was about 2 years old. Her eldest sister Gertrude had...

Alex McKay interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [ca. 1955?] SUMMARY: [No content summary available for this interview.] Presumed to be a CBC Radio interview, but not by Imbert Orchard.

Allan Davidson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-14 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Allan Davidson talks about life in the Westbank area from 1892 to 1908. He discusses how his family came to the Okanagan from the Fraser Valley and settled north of Shannon Lake in 1...

Anthony Casorso interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-13 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Anthony Casorso talks about life in the Okanagan Mission and Kelowna area, 1880 to 1922. He begins by discussing his background of his father, who came from Italy in 1880. He descri...

Charlie Shaw interview

CALL NUMBER: T1118:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Charlie Shaw talks about his experiences in the Okanagan and other recollections from 1886 to 1911. Mr. Shaw outlines several experiences: his father was the ...

Don Whitham interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-06 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. J.D. Whitham discusses some people of Kelowna, and the days of steamboats on Okanagan Lake, 1912 to 1937. He describes his family background; why they came to the Okanagan; memories ...

Dorothea Walker interview

CALL NUMBER: T1127:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Dorothea Walker talks about life in the Okanagan Mission area, near Kelowna, from 1892 to 1910. She discusses her father's background; what brought peop...

Elaine Cameron interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-05 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Elaine Cameron, Mrs. Gilbert Duncan Cameron, talks about the Guisachan Ranch and the Kelowna area, 1903 to 1919. She describes her husband's family and how they bought the Guisachan ...

Ferdy Brent interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Ferdy Brent talks about settlement and life in the Okanagan from 1863 to 1900. He discusses his grandfather Frederick Brent, including his background and his early life in the Okanaga...

From the mountains to the sea : Okanagan people

SUMMARY: In "Okanagan People", number 4 in the series, we hear about the Indians, cattlemen and fruit growers of the Okanagan Valley; the lively society of the British people; the hard work of converting the dry hills into orchards. Voi...

Garnet Marks interview

RECORDED: Kelowna (B.C.), [ca. 1975] SUMMARY: Kelowna businessman Garnet Marks discusses his life and career. Born in Australia, Mr. Marks emigrated to Canada after World War II. He founded his successful industrial equipment dealership, Gemaco S;...

Gordon Haug interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Gordon Haug talks about life in the Kelowna area, 1892 to 1914. He describes the arrival of his father, William Haug, in Kelowna; a description of the area; his father's early ex...

H.C.S. Collett interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-13 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. H.C.S. Collett discusses irrigation and life in general in the south Kelowna - Okanagan Mission area from 1912 to 1924. He discusses several characters and the history of the area; e...

H.V. "Paddy" Acland interview

CALL NUMBER: T1085:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-12 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Paddy Acland remembers a few anecdotes about hunting and hiking in the BC interior. He explains how he came out to British Columbia from England after serving...

J.B. Knowles interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1955 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. James Bacon Knowles discusses the development of Kelowna from 1905; the coming of the railways; aquatic associations; the water supply; ferry service; the civic centre and city parks. T;RA...

Len Hayman interview

CALL NUMBER: T0458:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], [1965?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Leonard Hayman recalls life in the Okanagan, 1901 to 1945. He discusses how he came out to the Okanagan Valley in 1901; worked on a ranch near Vernon; worked on ...

Marie Gillard interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-12 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Marie Gillard came to the Okanagan from Winnipeg via Kamloops in 1889, and came to the McDougall's place. Her father was Alec Barnard and he was a fiddler. She describes variou...

Marion Bews interview

RECORDED: Kelowna (B.C.), 1981-02-01 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Marion Bews discusses the origins of radio station CKOV in Kelowna: founding of 10AY by James W. Bromley-Browne, who requested doantions; incorporation and issuance of shares; etc. Her backgr;...

Max Jenkins interview

RECORDED: Kelowna (B.C.), February 1955.SUMMARY: [No content summary available for this interview.] Presumed to be a CBC Radio interview, but not by Imbert Orchard.

Micky Derickson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Micky Derickson talks about Indians in the Okanagan area, 1858 to 1915. He discusses his early life including family details; how he came to the Okanagan in 1910; people in the Westb...

Oliver Jackson interview

CALL NUMBER: T0195:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Oliver Jackson : fifty years in the Okanagan PERIOD COVERED: 1899-1920 RECORDED: Kelowna (B.C.), 1973-04-16 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Oliver Jackson was born in 1899 and he discusses his family background...

Pasquale Capozzi interview : [Orchard, 1964]

CALL NUMBER: T0194:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-08-12 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: This interview is the story of how an immigrant went from a railway labourer to being a multi-millionaire. Mr. Pasquale 'Cap' Capozzi was born in Italy o...

Patricia Browne-Clayton interview

RECORDED: Kelowna (B.C.), 1979-03-31 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Patricia Browne-Clayton talks about her father, H.V. "Paddy" Acland, who came from England to settle in the Okanagan Valley in 1908. She also discusses her mother's family, and ...

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