Nicola (B.C.)



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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 father about 1900. Old cruising methods. Becomes B.C. Land Surveyor in 1913. Worked as logging superintendent near Yahk, 1918-19. Building flumes. Became mill superintendent at Merritt. Building and operating a logging railroad in Nicola area. TRACK 2: More anecdotes about logging railroads. Saw demonstration of early crawler tractors, 1920. Economic conditions in the sawmill business. Business slump of 1920s. Economic problems of the town of Merritt.; CALL NUMBER: T1858:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Allen H. De Wolf : logger and engineer (part 2) PERIOD COVERED: 1900-1958 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1958-01-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Financial problems of the forest industry and the town of Merritt, 1930s. Comments on the costs of transporting logs by various methods. De Wolf becomes an engineering contractor. Anecdote about raising money during the Depression. De Wolf's involvement in the eastern forest industry. More on business and finance. Worked for A.S. Nicholson. De Wolf's early experiences in the woods in Minnesota after 1900. Woods working conditions. Logging camp conditions. TRACK 2: Anecdotes about the forest industry in the East Kootenays, ca. 1910. Union activities, especially IWW in the East Kootenays, 1920s. Mills in the East Kootenays, 1910.

Commission On Protests Of The Okanagan And Upper Nicola Indian Bands, 1954.

This series consists of records of the Canadian government's Commission on Protests of the Okanagan and Upper Nicola Indian Bands, 1954. The commission investigated protests against the inclusion or omission of certain people from membership in the bands. Records include a report of Commissioner C.W. Morrow.

Presented by Judge C.W. Morrow, Vernon, 1978.

Canada. Commission on Protests of the Okanagan and Upper Nicola Indian Bands, 1954


Letters from Anne (McQueen) Gordon written from Nicola and Kamloops (1887-1888), St. Thomas, Ontario (1890), Salmon Arm (1894-1895), Crow's Nest Landing, Phillipps, and Gateway (1897-1905), and Victoria (1912-1925). Two letters from Jessie McQueen, Lower Nicola, 1890-1891. Anne Gordon taught school in Nicola before her marriage. In Victoria she was involved with community and women's organizations and was head of the Homes Branch of the Soldier Settlement Board.