Vancouver Island (B.C.)--History

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Abbondio Franceschini interview

RECORDED: Cumberland (B.C.), 1979-08-14 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Arriving in Canada; timberman's helper; wages; Cumberland explosions; Ori...

Abner Conant interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Hernando Island : people of the island RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969-01-23 SUMMARY: Abner Conant discusses early settlement on Hernando Island, in the Inside Passage near Campbell River.;

Adelaide Ogden interview

RECORDED: Powell River (B.C.), [1975-02-11?] SUMMARY: Adelaide Ogden provides a comprehensive first-hand account of homesteading on Lasqueti Island from 1915 to 1920, including anecdotes and the story of the death of Captain Gilles. 1915, the year...

Agnes Cranmer interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1967-06-21 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Agnes Cranmer is a native woman who describes early life at Fort Rupert; breaking coppers; a hunting ceremony; early Fort Rupert; the outlawing of the potlatch; "play" potla...

Agnes Mortimer interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [1974 or 1975] SUMMARY: 1901 mine explosion; 1946 earthquake; big fires; fire department; 1914 snowfall; 1901 explosion; Prince of Wales; Beaufort House; Lady Villiers.;

Alan Hall interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1979-03-28 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Stores; close of mines; beer; death of a miner; gas; 1887 explosion; dentistry; F...

Alan LeMarquand interview

RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), [1982-05-14?] SUMMARY: Recollections of family life on B.C. whaling stations: Rose Harbour, Naden Harbour, and Kyuquot -- and later, Bay City, Washington. Father, Captain George Le Marquand, later became general manager...

Albert Steele interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1979-05-24 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. First impressions; Granby; air shafts; strike; WWI; South Wellington flood; Reser...

Albert Tickle interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1979-06-20 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Cape Breton; the Depression; flu; to Nanaimo; uses for coal; church; into mine; w...

Alex Dean interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [early 1979] SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Origins; No. 1 cage; protection cage; No. 8 cage, Cumberland; Northfield ca...

Alex McLellan interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1979-06-12 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Five Acres; death; class; sounds; origins; Canadian Collieries farm; danger; boy ...

Alex Menzies interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1979-06-18 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Into mine; soccer; origins; protection cage; mules; wages; blasting; water in No....

Alex Pouttu interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dreams of freedom : Alex Pouttu RECORDED: Sointula (B.C.), 1982-02-11 SUMMARY: Alex Pouttu discusses: born in Sointula, 1907; father was one of first colonists; fishing and logging; father built own house, it's stil...

Alex Raines interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), [1979 summer] SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Log house; father hurt; winter and summer employment; blacksmith; coal deliver...

Alfred B. Williams interview : [Fish, 1979]

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dreams of freedom : Alfred Williams RECORDED: Sointula (B.C.), 1979-08 SUMMARY: Alfred Williams discusses his early life at Sointula: life at Sointula; Rivers Inlet; Darby Channel; Ocean Falls; Johnstone Straight; Malcol...

Alfred B. Williams interview : [Fish, 1982]

CALL NUMBER: T4031:0018 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dreams of freedom : Alfred Williams RECORDED: Sointula (B.C.), 1982-02-10 SUMMARY: Alfred Williams discusses: his background- third generation Finnish-Canadian, born 1921, mother's family was...

Alfred Williams and Olavi Anderson interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dreams of freedom : Alfred Williams and Olavi Anderson RECORDED: Sointula (B.C.), 1979-08 SUMMARY: Alfred Williams and Olavi Anderson discuss: Suquash mine; Rough Bay; Kaleva; Toivo Aro; Pulteney Point; Keisler; Hylton b...

Alice Joyce interview

CALL NUMBER: T0965:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-06 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Alice Joyce, wife of Edward Joyce, is a native woman. The interview begins with a discussion about arranged marriages. Then she recalls her first school expe...

Alvin Parkin interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1 & 2: Alvin Parkin recalls people, places and events in Campbell River and area, ca. 1920-1947. Includes discussion of Campbell River Lodge; surveying and logging work; the IWA and other un...

Andy Adam interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), [early 1979] SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Mr. Adam discusses job security.;

Ann Bryant interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-07-13 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Reasons for coming; trip; adjustments; mother; strike; home on Nicol Street; ...

Annie Hayes interview

CALL NUMBER: T0859:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1966-09-02 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Paul Hayes discusses Indian praying spiritual songs and singing; ritual purification; religious ritual before whaling trips; a family story about the thunderb...

Archie Greenwell interview

RECORDED: Lake Cowichan (B.C.), 1979-12-08 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Family; strike; co-op; houses; companies; family history; Extension; Morden...

Arthur Mayse interview

CALL NUMBER: T4133:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1984-03-28 & 30 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Birth at Peguis Reserve, Manitoba; early memories of Swampy Cree people at Peguis Reserve; memories of father, Reverend A.W. [Amos William] Mayse; father&#...

Arthur Simpson interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1979-07-06 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Strike; goes into mine; mules and horses; South Wellington seams; rats; Protectio...

Arthur and Kathleen Baird and Norah Thompson : interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1966-09-02 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Norah Thompson recounts her father, William Karn, arrival in Ucluelet in 1910; his pre-emption; the homestead; trails; other settlers; failure of the pre-emptions and life in Ucluelet...

Arvo Tynjala interview : [Orchard, 1967]

CALL NUMBER: T1016:0005 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): The Finnish community at Sointula, B.C. RECORDED: [location unknown], 1967-06-22 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Arvo Tynjala was born in 1897 and discusses the origins of Sointula. The arrival of the Tynjala f...

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