Stagecoaches--British Columbia

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Albert Power interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Stage drivng in the Cariboo RECORDED: [location unknown], 1967 SUMMARY: An oral history interview with Albert Power, who was "born and raised" a cowboy, and drove a stage in the Cariboo. He talks about a trip ...

Alexander and Elizabeth Ritchie interview

CALL NUMBER: T0883:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-02 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Alexander Ritchie describes how he came from Calgary in 1896; drove a stage between Fort Steele and Windermere for a few months; went back to Calgary, but retu...

Alice M. Earley interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [1955?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Alice M. Earley talks about coming into the Cariboo from Victoria in 1884; the journey by steamboat, train, and horse-drawn wagon to Quesnel, where she had been hired to teach. The Conco...

Bob French interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Life as a Cariboo cowboy and stage driver RECORDED: [location unknown], 1967 SUMMARY: Bob French arrived in the Cariboo in 1892 at the age of 13. Driving a stage coach; robbers on the road from Barkerville. Life as a cow...

Captain J.B. Weeks interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-11-15 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Captain Weeks discusses commercial navigation on Okanagan Lake, 1893 to 1914. He describes how he came out from England with his family; his first impressions of the Okanagan; the wooden ...

Cariboo pioneers

SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Two short interviews with people of the Cariboo. (1) Mrs. Elizabeth Wendel, who came to the Cariboo in 1910, describes how she learned to ride and hunt, and recalls her first hunting experience -- shooting a grizzly bear with a ....

Chilcotin journey with Phyllis Kellis

CALL NUMBER: T1782:0001 - 0004 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1970-06 SUMMARY: A series of recordings made by Imbert Orchard on a trip through the Cariboo-Chilcotin area with Mrs. Phyllis Bryant Kellis in June 1970 . The object of the trip was to r...

Donald McAllister interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [197-?] SUMMARY: An autobiography of Donald McAllister. He and his family arrived in the Cariboo in 1911. He talks about their journey from Ashcroft to their homestea with the household effects and livestock; other ...

Doris and Ernest Hoops interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Ernest and Doris Hoops : the Bulkley Valley before World War I PERIOD COVERED: 1899-1914 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-02-18 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Doris May Hoops talks about coming to Telkwa from Portland, Oregon in 19...

Dorothy Goldrick interview

CALL NUMBER: T0420:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1970-05 SUMMARY: TRACKS 1 & 2: Mrs. Dorothy Goldrick describes emigrating from Scotland to Ashcroft in 1910; the Colonist train; Winnipeg around 1910; Ashcroft in 1910, buildings, the Chine...

Edward Cox interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Cox recounts his family coming to Alberni; his grandfather worked at the Cape Beale Lighthouse in 1879; his father was the first Provincial Policeman in Alberni; his mother's fat...

Eric Elkington interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1966-02-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Elkington recounts his father's [William Howard Elkington] coming to the Cowichan area in 1883; he bought a place on Quamichan Lake and established a farm, "Oak Park". ...

Ferdy Brent interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Ferdy Brent talks about settlement and life in the Okanagan from 1863 to 1900. He discusses his grandfather Frederick Brent, including his background and his early life in the Okanaga...

Fred Kingsley interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-03-11 SUMMARY: Mr. Fred Kingsley was born in Idaho in 1886. He moved to Bridesville in 1900 and his father built a log house for the family. The family opened a cattle ranch but all of the horses were diseased ...

Fred Lade interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-02-28 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Fred Lade recalls events of the West Kootenays and Arrow Lakes District. He begins with his recollections of playing music for dances, descriptions of those dances, social events and win...

From the mountains to the sea : Trail of gold

SUMMARY: "Trail of Gold", number 8 in the series, recalls the coming of Simon Fraser and the story of the Cariboo Gold Rush -- but more particularly, the results of the gold rush, such as the Cariboo Road, inns, stagecoaches, freight wag...

George "Romey" Kingsley interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-16 SUMMARY: Mr. George "Romey" Kingsley came from Washington with his father in 1899 and landed in Midway. He went to Anarchist Mountain, then known as Rock Mountain, though people called it One-Eye...

George Bryson Patenaude interview

CALL NUMBER: T0364:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-24 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. George Bryson Patenaude was born in St. Andrews, Quebec in 1893. He discusses mining in Horsefly, the story of Bob Borland, the early history of Williams Lake...

H.H. Stevens interview

The item consists of an audio interview with H.H. Stevens, recorded in 1966.T0327:0001 summaryTrack 1: Mr. Stevens, who came to Vernon in 1894, talks about his early experiences and memories of the Okanagan, including driving the stage from Penti...

Isabella Hall interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-02-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Hall recounts her family history; her early life in Britain and the family's immigration to BC. She recalls the family settling at Terra Nova; Lulu Island in 1888; the journey ...

Jack Hills interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-10 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Hills recounts his family's coming to and settling in Alberni in 1885. He describes the town site; making a living; the mills; clearing the land; transportation; roads; the stage...

James Kingsley interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Jimmy Kingsley describes how his family settled in Parksville in 1899; later his family traveled to the Yukon in 1901 and stayed for four years at Grand Forks, Yukon; they returned to Par...

James Robertson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-12-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. James Robertson remembers life as a rancher and as a freighter. Mr. Robertson describes how he came from Scotland to Banff in 1904; his work on the Canadian Pacific Railway; the Gang...

Janet Yorston interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-20 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Janet Yorston talks about the Australian Ranch, the stages on the Cariboo Road and various Cariboo people, from 1860 to 1914. Mr. Yorston describes how Andrew Olsen and Steve Downes...

John Campbell interview

CALL NUMBER: T1041:0001 track 1 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-19 SUMMARY: Mr. J.A.F. Campbell describes coming from Victoria to the Nechako region in 1908 as a schoolboy. He discusses people trading whisky with Indians for furs at that ti...

John McMillan interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. McMillan talks about his family's history; grandfather James Elliot Faulkner came to Canada around 1880; his father; Donald McMillan and mother lived on Iona Island from 1885 to ...

Kate Bennett interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-10 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Bennett recounts her family coming to Alberni. Her father's uncle; Peter Merrifield, came and settled in the 1870's. Mrs. Bennett was the third white girl born in the Albe...

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