Item AAAB1220 - Richard Mellish interview

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Richard Mellish interview

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  • 1965-05-16 [date recorded] (Creation)

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RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-16 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Richard Mellish talks about growing up in the Armstrong/Grandview Flat area, 1896 to 1910. He describes how he came to Kelowna from P.E.I. with his family in 1896, when he was six, inclu;ding details of his arrival and the school and farm there; he moved to Grandview Flat, and he describes the farmland there. including crops and orchards and livestock; he also discusses settlers in th;e area; the Seventh Day Adventists; community life; stories about Frank Eden from Barkerville; the Evans; a story about a doctor going to help his mother; riding horses at Round Lake, and a friend who; drowned there; dances; stories about his schoolteacher; the development of and comments about Armstrong, and stories about Indians. [TRACK 2: blank.];

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.
Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-063.

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
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  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T1097

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Orchard ; O-30/1

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speaker: Richard Mellish, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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