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Agriculture today : reel 14, part 1

The item consists of a reel of 16 mm film which includes the following:
"The Glades, March '71": The Glades is a five-acre woodland garden in Surrey, created by Murray and Lydia Stephen. "Potatoes, Aug. '67": Sowing and picking potatoes by hand. Harvesting potatoes by machine. Peaches: handling, treatment, sorting, and testing of peaches at the Oliver Co-Op and Monashee Co-Op.

Agriculture today : reel 32, part 2

The item consists of a reel of 16 mm film which includes the following: Farmland. Man collecting and packing asparagus. Sign: "Sher Singh, Prop. Kamloops". Cases of asparagus. Street scenes; supermarket interior; produce. Farmland. Carrot-picking machine. Washing, selecting and packing the carrots. Sign on bag: "F.W. Hack & Sons Ltd., Oliver, B.C." Truck marked "Vance Bros. Ltd., Wholesale Fruit, Trail, B.C." Loading truck. Picking vegetables.

[British Columbia travel scenes]

Amateur film. "B&W: H.M.S. "Apollo" in Vancouver Harbour. S.S. "Empress of Japan" in Vancouver Harbour. Train at Seton Lake. Fraser Highway. Highlining in the woods. Malahat Drive. Roses at Butchart Gardens. Thompson River. Oliver. Kalamalka Lake. Hospital at Tranquille. Dr. Kingsley Terry. COLOUR: Bridge River. Mt. Halcyon. Upper Arrow Lake. Trail. Elk Falls. Logging camp at Campbell River in 1937." (Colin Browne)

Carl McNaughton interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-28 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Carl McNaughton discusses Anthony Walsh's work at Inkameep reserve school, 1932 to 1942. He discusses impressions of Mr. Walsh; the writing of children's plays; the school; a description of plays and dances; art and craft work; displays; general comments on the Inkameep experiment; what happened after Mr. Walsh left; Mr. Walsh's work and character; the effect of his Inkameep work; M;r. Walsh's talents; the children's plays; a description of Mr. Walsh including his background; and George Baptiste who was the old chief at Inkameep. TRACK 2: Mr. McNaughton recalls some people of t;he South Okanagan from 1922 and on. He discusses the Krugers of Meyers Flat; Mr. McCuddy's days as a customs officer; the Haynes family; the development of orchards in the south Okanagan from 1918; rancher Val Haynes; the Fraser family; crops grown; the growth of Oliver; Osoyoos; original land prices were high and then lowered by Premier Pattullo after a protest; and recent dealings with Indians.

Dave Barrett : [1975 fall tour, etc.]

CALL NUMBER: T1704:0037 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Penticton (B.C.), 1975-09-15 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Penticton, 15 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0038 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Oliver (B.C.), 1975-09-16 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Oliver, 16 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0039 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Greenwood (B.C.), 1975-09-16 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Greenwood, 16 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0040 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Trail (B.C.), 1975-09-17 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Trail, 17 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0041 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Fernie (B.C.), 1975-09-18 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Fernie, 18 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0042 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Cranbrook (B.C.), 1975-09-19 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Cranbrook, 19 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0043 - 0044 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Vernon (B.C.), 1975-09-23 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Vernon, 23 September 1975 (part 1 & 2). CALL NUMBER: T1704:0045 - 0046 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Revelstoke (B.C.), 1975-09-24 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Revelstoke, 24 September 1975; introduced by Labour Minister Bill King (part 1 & 2). CALL NUMBER: T1704:0047 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Golden (B.C.), 1975-09-25 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Golden, 25 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0048 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Financial and economic review RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975-09-30 SUMMARY: Financial and economic review, 30 September 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0049 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Press conference announcing cabinet changes RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975-10 SUMMARY: David Barrett press conference announcing cabinet changes, October 1975. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0050 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Smithers (B.C.), 1975-10-09 SUMMARY: Premier David Barrett's fall tour in Smithers, 9 October 1975.

D.W. Hodgson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-24 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. D.W. Hodgson talks about his experiences in the Cariboo, coast, and southern Okanagan regions of BC, 1904 to 1946. He describes how he came to BC in 1904 and offers his impressions of Vancouver and Victoria at that time; various early jobs; encounters with Indians; automobiles in the Cariboo in 1910; looking for a railway pass in the Chilco area; impressions of Lillooet; stories abo;ut working with a survey crew for the BC Electric Railway; a discussion of early railway surveying; stories about survey crews; a discussion of work on the BC coast; examining inlets for hydro electric power possibilities in the early 1920s. TRACK 2: Mr. Hodgson continues with more stories about work on the coast in Rivers Inlet, Queen Charlotte Sound, and Knight Inlet, including details on the ;coastal landscape; looking for irrigation water for the south Okanagan before World War I; irrigation in the area; details of the soldier settlement scheme; irrigation; and orchard development in the Oliver/Osoyoos area after World War I.

L.J. Bettison interview : [Orchard, 1966]

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1966-02-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Leo J. Bettison recalls some of his experiences in the central interior of BC, 1912 to 1914; and in the south Okanagan, 1918 to 1922. He describes his arrival in Victoria in 1912; work on Saltspring Island; work surveying and trapping in the Fort George area; joining up for World War I; travels; people in the Fort George area, including Billy Seymour and "Six-Mile Mary"; a potlatch on Saltspring Island; more details about the Fort George area; incidents in the bush; his return to Canada after the war, and his work in Saanich. TRACK 2: Mr. Bettison describes the making of straw;berry jam; going to the Okanagan and his early work there; farming near Oliver; a story about a deer shot near Fairview; Fairview and the people there; orchards in Oliver; irrigation; an anecdote about soldier-settlement schemes; buying hay from "Old MacIntyre"; Bill Skunover; stories about Indians in the Oliver area.

Millicent Lindo papers re BC hospitals

Material collected in preparation for a projected history of British Columbia hospitals: letters from hospitals, some containing historical notes (folder 3); brief histories of hospitals; records of St. Joseph's Hospital, Dawson Creek and Nootka District General Hospital Association; scrapbooks of Providence Hospital, Fort St. John and St. John Hospital, Vanderhoof.

Purchased from M. Lindo, Victoria, 1978.

A finding aid is available.

Oliver probate/estate files

  • GR-3578
  • Series
  • 1996-2002

The series consists of probate/estate files from the Oliver court registry.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Oliver)

Phoenix Police Court record book

  • GR-3108
  • Series
  • 1910-1931

Provincial Police Court record book from Phoenix (October 1910 - March 1918), Fairview (July 1921 - February 1925) and Oliver (April 1925 - April 1931) showing name of prosecutor, name of defendant, nature of the charge, costs, name of arresting officer, name of gaol or lockup, order or conviction, amount of fine, name of presiding magistrate or justice and "remarks".

British Columbia. Police Court (Phoenix)

Report and other material

  • GR-1288
  • Series
  • 1922-1940

This series contains records pertaining to the Southern Okanagan Irrigation Project at Oliver, B.C. Types of records include a bound report which includes contract specifications, a project summary, tenders, memoranda of agreement, cost data, minutes of meeting of the West Kootenay Power a-ad Light Co., rate schedules, correspondence, energy consumption tables, plans and photographs. The original report was prepared in 1923 with various records added periodically until 1940.

British Columbia. Water Rights Branch

Rudolph Guidi interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Rudolph Guidi, former principal at Oliver Elementary School, talks about Anthony Walsh; his work as a teacher at the school at Inkameep Indian School; and his encouragement of the revival; of native arts and culture there, from 1932 to 1942. [TRACK 2: blank.]

Similkameen Division of Yale Land District subdivision registers

  • GR-2645
  • Series
  • 1921-1923

This series consists of two Similkameen Division of Yale Land District town lot subdivision registers of District Lot 2450S, Block B and Block A, lots 1-271F, and 280-348. The records relate to irrigated lands in the southern Okanagan. Earliest entries from 1921 and bother volumes were superseded in 1923 (i.e. no further entries were made after 1923).

The records are arranged numerically, and record the alienation of land from the Crown (by purchase etc.), within the Southern Okanagan Irrigation Project at Oliver (B.C.) Information may include the name of purchaser, dates and numbers of certificates (including Crown Grant), dates and amounts of payments, and reference numbers to correspondence files, and water agreements, There is an alphabetical name index in each volume.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

St. Martin's Hospital records

Series consists of records related to the operation of St. Martin’s Hospital in Oliver from 1942 until its closure in January 1973, including a monograph, chronicles, correspondence, Board of Management minutes (1942-1973), Medical Board minutes (1948-1966), reports, statistics and financial records. The series also includes records of the Building Committee (1967-1969), building expansions, and renovations as well as ephemeral material such as invitations, programs, and guest books.

The series is arranged into four subseries: A. Administration subseries; B. Board of Management subseries; C. Finance subseries; D. Graphic material subseries.

The Okanagan Valley : British Columbia's orchard playground

Travelogue. Scenery and recreational features of the Okanagan Valley, travelling south from Kamloops to the Canada/USA border. Includes: Interior Exhibition at Armstrong; seed growing; cherry growing; sequence on water sports and Kelowna Regatta (including Lady of the Lake pageant); sequence on apple orchards and packing plant; Okanagan Falls cattle auction; Osoyoos area vegetable crops.