Peace River Region (B.C.)--History

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Amy Smith interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Amy Smith : first school teacher in a North Peace community PERIOD COVERED: 1930-1975 RECORDED: North Pine (B.C.), 1975-11-16 SUMMARY: Amy Smith describes her trip north at age 18 to become the first school teacher at No...

Andy Russell interview

CALL NUMBER: T4105:0043.1 RECORDED: Millarville (Alta.), 1984-10 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Grew up with a passion for reading, the mountains and horses. Bert Rigall, international reputation, taught Andy guiding, childhood accident, started in 1907, ope...

Anna Lees interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Anna Lees : Clayton School, Hudson's Hope in the 1920s and 1930s PERIOD COVERED: 1928-1935 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975 SUMMARY: Anna Lees discusses immigration to Canada from Norway in 1928 at age 5. School d...

Bishop A.H. Sovereign interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 2: Reverend A.H. Sovereign, Bishop of Athabasca, talks about coming to BC as a young deacon in 1906; he recalls his first impressions of Vancouver, streetcars and the city centre. He descri...

David M. Woodward interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): David M. Woodward : a Welsh immigrant in Canada PERIOD COVERED: 1938-1960? RECORDED: Fort St. John (B.C.), 1976-01-02 SUMMARY: David Woodward describes his journey of emigration from Wales to Fort St. John, B.C., 1938, b...

Dawson Creek story

SUMMARY: Half-hour radio program about the development of Dawson Creek, B.C., and the construction of the Alaska Highway. Includes songs and a recording of Dawson Creek's first city council being sworn in.;

Del Miller interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Del Miller recalls his arrival in BC in 1909 from Ontario; a wide variety of jobs he worked at upon arrival; South Fort George in 1911; Hudson's Hope; trapping; shipping freight on P...

Dorothy and Pete Smith interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [197-] SUMMARY: An oral history interview with Pete and Dorothy Smith about life in the Peace River country during the 1930s. They homesteaded at Cecil Lake. They talk about the trip to Cecil Lake from Saskatchewa;...

Doug Christie interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1986 SUMMARY: Doug Christie retired in January 1986 after 27 years as terminal supervisor at Fort St. John. He spent 30 years with the railway.;

Emmett Smith interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Emmett Smith : hauling freight and furs on the Fort Nelson Trail RECORDED: North Pine (B.C.), 1975-11-16 SUMMARY: Emmett Smith describes how he arrived in the Peace River country from Saskatchewan in 1928. Work during th...

Ethel Thompson interview

RECORDED: Fort St. John (B.C.), 1973-12-18 SUMMARY: Arrival in area. Gardening attempts. Wild berries galore. Sheep. Brush fence. Hunting. Women's Institute started in October 1933 -- Christmas program, hospital. School started in 1934. Box-s...

Eugene Merrill interview

RECORDED: Edson (Alta.), 1984-10 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Early trapping and moose hunting in the Peace River region. Local guides names. Worked for Stan Clark and Jack Hargreaves in the Jasper area, circa 1938. Art and Ken Allen were head guide;s. O...

Father Cesaire Mariman interview

CALL NUMBER: T3992:0001 RECORDED: Chetwynd (B.C.), 1982-03 SUMMARY: An oral history interview with Father Cesaire Mariman, O.M.I., who discusses the work of Oblate missionaries, the mission at Eleske (Alberta), the Beaver Indians, and Father Emile...

Father Emile Jungbluth interview

CALL NUMBER: T3991:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): [Moberly Lake missionary] RECORDED: Chetwynd (B.C.), 1982-03 SUMMARY: Father Emile Jungbluth, O.M.I., recalls his experiences as a Roman Catholic missionary among the Indians of the Peace River Re...

Frances Sandy interview

RECORDED: Charlie Lake (B.C.), 1975-11-29 SUMMARY: Francis Sandy is a well-known painter of Peace River country landscapes. "The first white child born in Princeton." Trained at St. Joseph's Hospital. Met husband (Ray Sandy) in Stew...

Gordon Merrit Shrum interviews, 1983

RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1983-01 & 02 SUMMARY: Interviews with Dr. Gordon Merritt Shrum about his life and career as a soldier, physicist and public administrator. The interviews were a joint effort of Simon Fraser University, the Public Ar...

Harold Fines interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977 SUMMARY: An oral history interview with Harold Fines, a Saskatchewan school teacher who homesteaded in the Peace in 1934. He talks about the journey to the Peace by car and rail, the mail service, roads, electri...

Hersch Neighbor interview

CALL NUMBER: T4105:0017.1 RECORDED: Fort St. John (B.C.), 1983-11 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: A green kid's first trip wrangling in 1926. A cold forty day trip. Guided for 38 consecutive years. Included Jasper, Tete Jaune Cache, and Pink Mountain. ...

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