CALL NUMBER: T2350:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Impressions of Vancouver and region PERIOD COVERED: 1892-1900 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-07-27 SUMMARY: Born on a farm in Ladner in 1892; growing up and attending school on Lulu Island; Chinese residents; move to Eburne; discovery of Indian relics; moved to Granville Street and 60th; father's background; father's work building the BC Electric Railway; Granville Street and trips to downtown Vancouver.
CALL NUMBER: T2350:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Vancouver in the 1920s and 1930s PERIOD COVERED: 1895-1900 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-07-27 SUMMARY: Comments about Anderson Island and fishing on the Fraser River; English Bay; Old Black Joe [i.e., Joe Fortes?]; ships and shipping; summers at Bowen Island; anecdotes about life around Vancouver; marriage in the 1920s; work in hotels and the hotel strike in the 1930s; modelling; the Cordova Street shopping area.
CALL NUMBER: T2350:0003 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Impressions of early Vancouver PERIOD COVERED: 1895-1940 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-07-27 SUMMARY: More about Marpole excavation; West Vancouver; end of the Second World War; early strikes; visiting circus; safe streets; tea parties; calling children; wild life; family worries; Harrison Hot Springs; comments on First Narrows Bridge; Mayor McGeer; Grouse Mountain. [Note: BC Archives does not hold a copy of T2350:0003 and the contents of this recording are not available]
Sound recording is on track 1 of each recording only; track 2 is blank.