Nakusp (B.C.)--History



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Arthur Gennelle interview

PERIOD COVERED: ;1899;-;[no date] RECORDED: Port Moody (B.C.), 1964-08-04 SUMMARY: Arthur Gennelle recalls his childhood on the Arrow Lakes, the Indian people of the region, and his experiences working on sternwheelers and tugboats on the Arrow La...

Bert Herridge interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-?] SUMMARY: In an interview with a CBC interviewer [possibly Bert Nelson], Herbert Wilfred (Bert) Herridge recalls life in the Arrow Lakes region in the early 20th century. His family came out from England and se...

Blanche Jordan-Williams interview

CALL NUMBER: T0435:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-16 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Blanche Jordan-Williams came to Sicamous, B.C., from Michigan in 1891 to stay with her uncle, Soames Appleby. She married Mr. Frederick W. Jordan, a storeown...

Boyd Affleck interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Boyd Campbell Affleck came to the Kootenay/Arrow Lakes region in 1907 from Ontario. He took up a surveying job near Nakusp. He discusses settlers and speculators. He describes Fruit...

Capt. Walter Spiller : [reminiscences]

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Steamboating on BC interior lakes PERIOD COVERED: 1917-1963 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1979 SUMMARY: Captain Walter H. Spiller recalls his service with the CPR's BC Lake and River Service on the interior lakes from ...

Edith Helen Edgar interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-09 SUMMARY: Mrs. Edgar recalls early Nakusp, Slocan and Nelson. Her father, Denis St. Denis, who died in 1962, came from Ontario to Nakusp and worked as a bookkeeper for the mills. The family later moved to ...

Eugene Leveque interview

CALL NUMBER: T0344:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-21 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Eugene Leveque's family came from Winnipeg to Alberta and, in 1904, to Revelstoke. He recalls early Revelstoke including its red light district, local miners...

J. Stanley Crowell interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-17 SUMMARY: J. Stanley Crowell recalls his early years at Nakusp, BC. He was born in Nova Scotia, traveled to Winnipeg, and settled in Nakusp in 1907. The tape begins with readings of his poetry. Recollectio...

Kate Johnson interview

CALL NUMBER: T0464:0001 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Kate Johnson recalls her journey from England with her husband in 1910 and settlement at Rock Island Ranch working for the Middlemass brothers. She discusses the hardships of life on the Arrow Lakes...

Leslie and Hermina Miller and Ida Hopp interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-17 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Leslie Miller recalls early years around 1907 at Robson and later Nakusp. He worked on his fruit farm in Robson for about six years, and owned the first motor boat on the lake. He dis...