Lumber camps--British Columbia DNU

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Promotional film. "Young men building huts in a nearly completed camp. Fire fighting practice. Building a bridge abutment. Splitting shakes with a froe. Snag falling. Bucking firewood. Men fighting a fire with hand tools and a bulldozer....

Agnes Mathers interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Agnes Mathers recounts her parents arrival in Skidegate and early Skidegate. She talks about the community, the family farm at Sandspit, other residents, community life, school picnics -- 24;th ...

Al Parkin interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-08-20 SUMMARY: Al Parkin discusses the history of trade unions in the B.C. forest industry, and particularly the role of the so-called "loggers' navy" in union organization on the B.C. coast in the...

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...

Alfred Parkin interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Logging camp characters PERIOD COVERED: 1932-1940 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Anecdotes about some characters in the logging camps of British Columbia: "Caraway Seed Bill", "Bullsh...

Allan Hatch De Wolf interview

CALL NUMBER: T1858:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Allen H. De Wolf : logger and engineer (part 1) PERIOD COVERED: 1887-1935 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1958-01-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Born in 1887 in Minnesota. Started timber cruising with his fat...

Allan Robertson interview

CALL NUMBER: T0963:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-05 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Allan Robertson describes his family history leading up to their arrival on Cortes Island between 1889 and 1905. He describes his education with John Manson&#...

Amy and R. McKenzie interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Kenzie: Moved to B.C. 1930. Went fishing at Stuart Island; then to Cortes Island and Malaspina Inlet. To Seaford on Cortes in 1937. Cooperative logging; first logging truck on Cortes. Von...

Arne Bergland interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1974-09-10 SUMMARY: Born in Norway in 1908; came to Canada in 1927; worked at Great Central Lake for Bloedel, Stewart and Welch; logging camp life; conditions during the Depression; union organisation during the 1930s...

B.C. folio : Logging jobs

SUMMARY: "BC Folio" was a weekly program featuring items of interest to BC listeners, including interviews with British Columbians of diverse backgrounds. "BC Folio" was broadcast from 1971 to 1976 on the Paci;fic Network, firs...

Ben Fellows interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Ben Fellows discusses his life and experiences in logging and other fields. Logging work and logging camps at Duncan, Cowichan, and Elk River. Ran a pack train at Upper Campbell Lake. Work on...

Ben Ployart interview

CALL NUMBER: T0826:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-04-& 06 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Ployart recounts his grandparent's settlement in the Courtenay area in the 1870s. He describes his early life; Comox; Courtenay; Cumberland; the...

C.D. (Dewey) Anderson interview

CALL NUMBER: T1853:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dewey Anderson : B.C. coast logger (part 1) PERIOD COVERED: 1895-1939 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1957 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Born, 1895 in Bellingham, Washington. To Yukon in 1898. Father's wor...

Canon Alan Greene interview, 1961

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1961-12-18 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: [Original tape "Canon Greene dub", Box 29, recorded December 18, 1961; recorder not identified.] This tape consists of reminiscences by Reverend Greene including: (1) his exper...

Canon Alan Greene interview, 1969

CALL NUMBER: T0944:0005 track 2RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969-01SUMMARY: TRACK 2: [Original tape #1, Box 30.] Canon Alan Green discusses his personal background, including his birth in Orillia; Ontario; his father, who was the vicar at the pa...

Charles Hugh Grant interview

CALL NUMBER: T1881:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Charles H. Grant : logging and milling in the Cumberland area, 1889-1902 PERIOD COVERED: 1889-1902 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1961 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Grant born in 1889 [actually 1881]. Father a...

Charles R. Mills interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Charles R. Mills : the B.C. Forest Branch, 1915-1917 PERIOD COVERED: 1910-1917 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1960-10-25 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Worked on forestry data collection in the Dominion Railway Belt in B.C., 1913-14. ...

Chris Gagnon interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): French Canadians in Terrace, B.C. PERIOD COVERED: 1930-1970 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Thomas Noel Gagnon, better known as Chris (French Canadian, soldier, interpreter, bush worker, trapper, ...

Dan Cummings interview

CALL NUMBER: T0749:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-02-19 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dan Cummings talks about his father [Rod Cummings] coming west from P.E.I. in 1879 to Vancouver; his father and uncle homesteading in Langley in 1888; logging bees...

Dewey Parker interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dewey Parker, who came to B.C. from Oregon in 1920, discusses his life and work in logging on Vancouver Island, including 25 years (on and off) with the Palmer Owen Logging Company. He recal...

Ed Johnson interview

CALL NUMBER: T2342:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-07-28 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Captain Ed Johnson recalls his father and uncle, who came to Vancouver in 1895 and worked in the towboating industry on the B.C. coast and the Fraser River. Captain...

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