Lower Mainland Region (B.C.)

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Acton Kilby interview : [Hesse, 1973]

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Acton Kilby of Harrison Mills : Early settlers on the Fraser RECORDED: [location unknown], 1973 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Train noises. Acton Kilby is heard pointing out old tools, clothes and furniture at Harrison Mills Store. ...

Acton Kilby interview : [Orchard, 1963]

CALL NUMBER: T0745:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-03-15 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Acton Kilby recalls his father; Thomas Kilby, coming from Ottawa with the first carload of settler's effects on the CPR; his father worked at various jobs in ...

Al and Fred Bears interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-03-14 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Fred Bears describes how his father, John Henry Bears, came from California to BC for the gold rush in 1875 and settled in Hope. He also tells about platinum in Granite Creek, people ...

Albert Drinkwater interview

CALL NUMBER: T0772:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-03-17 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Drinkwater recounts his parents' arrival in Langley Prairie, and later Surrey, in the 1890s. He describes schooling; early life; childhood experiences; in...

Alexander Hope interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-02-22 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Alex Hope begins this tape with family history; he talks about his grandfather's [Mavis] first trip to BC in 1858 and his later settlement in the Langley area; his father, a land...

Alfred Hawkins interview

CALL NUMBER: T0712:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-04-01 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Hawkins recounts the arrival of his father [Albert Hawkins] in BC with the Royal Engineers in 1859; settlement in Matsqui with a crown and military grant; stor...

Alma Cyr interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-06-01 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Cyr, nee Lagace, recounts her father's arrival in Hatzic Prairie from Quebec; the family homestead; Mrs. Thompson; Italian settlers; her family traveling through the Rockies in ...

Arni Myrdal interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Myrdal talks about his coming to Canada in 1876 from Iceland; his early memories in Iceland; the family's journey to Scotland; emigration; memories of Manitoba; North Dakota in 1880; t...

Arnold Webster interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-01-20 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Webster tells of his family moving from Ontario initially to Vancouver, then Agassiz in 1902, where his father took over a general store and ran it for twenty years. He describes the ...

Arthur Parmiter interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-02-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Parmiter recounts coming to Ladner in 1874; his father's involvement in coal mining in the Queen Charlotte Islands; early Ladner; the family farm; other residents; early roads; tr...

Arthur Swenson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-05-15 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Swenson talks about his father [Paul Swenson] who came to Westham Island in 1881 from Sweden, and later managed the British American and Canoe Pass Canneries and bought a farm on West...

Beautiful Vancouver

Travelogue. A video souvenir of Vancouver, including sequences on Expo '86, Chinatown, Stanley Park, the Sea Festival, the Japanese Festival, etc. Includes day trips to Victoria, the Cloverdale Rodeo, and other locales in the Lower Mainland.

Behind the switch

The item is a composite print of an educational film made in 1958. It shows how hydroelectric power is harnessed and distributed to homes and industry. Shows dam and powerhouse sites, the maintenance of power lines, and the various users of elect...

Ben and Emelia Stevenson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-02-18 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Stevenson talks about coming to Elgin in 1888 from the Orkney Islands; clearing the farm; dyking and draining the land; early Elgin; logging camps; early settlers; early crops; Brackma...

Bert Williams interview

CALL NUMBER: T0451:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-02-21 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Bert Williams recounts his father's arrival in Ontario, and the family's later move to Langley to homestead in 1889. He relates early incidents; oth...

Better housing for British Columbia

Documentary. In British Columbia, where the population is expanding rapidly, there is a need for housing to keep abreast of demand. This film shows what is being done, with National Housing Act assistance, to build planned communities in parts of...

Beulah Probert interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-02-21 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Probert recounts her family's arrival in the Langley area in 1900; the farm site; dairy produce; Fraser Valley Milk Producers Association; mosquitoes; farm life; schooling; Bill...

Blanche Voight interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-04-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Voight recounts early settlers in Ryder Lake and the Chilliwack Valley; Bob Walters; John Ryder; activities of settlers; Parson's Hill; farming; seed growing; logging; post offic...

Bob Joe interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-04-02 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Joe talks about Indian tribes in the Fraser Valley; legends of Cultus Lake; Indian dialects; Cultus Lake area; Columbia Valley area; Indian graves. TRACK 2: Mr. Bob continues with a...

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