Item T1084:0001 - Phyllis Gore interview

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Phyllis Gore interview

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  • 1964-11-13 (Creation)

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2 audio reels (01:00:00) : 19 cm/sec, mono ; 18 cm

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RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-13 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Phyllis Gore discusses her life and business in the Kelowna area, 1907 to 1936. She came out from England in 1898 to live with her brother at Qu'Appelle Station, and she describes her ;life there including the land and the farmers in the area. She describes her marriage to Stanley Gore and their move to Winnipeg; her time in Winnipeg; coming to the Okanagan in 1907; and their first; house on the west side of the lake. She discusses Mrs. Keefe and her children; Mr. Death and his loggers; the McDougall boys; Boucherie Mountain; the ferry across the lake to Kelowna; working on a d;airy farm at Kelowna; her house burning down and the result. TRACK 2: Mrs. Gore continues discussing hard times; starting a laundry; running a business and building a new laundry in 1936; more about; the business; the school; bad roads; the main street in Kelowna; going to the store on Saturday night; Dr. Boyce helping out; horses; buildings in town; people who went down to meet the boats; the train; the division of society and entertainment.

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.
Preservation compact disc made from original audio reels, 2002-09-23.

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
  • Use Restriction: Not for broadcast or commercial use without written permission of the CBC.
  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T1084

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Previously described as AAAB1207

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Orchard ; O-15/1-2

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speaker: Phyllis Honor Margaret Gore, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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