Wellington (B.C.)

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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; Reserve; Senini; Extension mine; Chinese; 1883 explosion No 1; mine smells; mules; into mine; lamps sulphur; Fiddicks; Morden; fun; the Depression; Cumberland; beer; bosses; Lewis dies.

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; South Wellington; widows; house burns; education; food; community feeling; explosion No. 1; Extension explosion; Southfield flood; mine conditions; scabs; unions; WeeToo.

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; Protection; working conditions; first aid; inspections; jitneys; transportation; washing clothes; class; shopping; bootleggers; Fraser Street; Chinatown.

Dave McDonald interview

RECORDED: South Wellington (B.C.), 1979-02-07 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Mules; Brethren church; Negroes; scabs; Extension; Johnny Senini; wash house; church; education; meets wife; delivers milk; 1909 explosion; Fraser Street; South Wellington flood; strike.

David Stupich interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1979-06-16 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. South Wellington; CCF Sam Guthrie; living on relief; clearing stumps; father's views; strike; union; medical coverage; tried to start in mines; effect of WWII.;

Departure Bay, Wellington, B.C.

The item is a copy print made from an albumen print contained within NW 971M S656 "British Columbia: A description of its natural resources, commercial advantages, leading mercantile and business houses, 1891-2" / P.R. Smith.

Dorothy Gregory interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1979-04 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Ida Clara mine; small mine; Southfield flood; Nanaimo; women working in the mine; farm; mail; inspectors; mules; lamp soot on clothes; husband's health; government royalty; recreation; the Depression; whistles; bath; South Wellington; family.

Elmer Blackstaff interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-03-26 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Father leaves England, travels by ship and train; freighter Miami; 1887 explosion; boat service on island; WeeToo; machine shop; conditions in mine; first home; water in Protection; Nicol and Haliburton Streets; barometer and explosions; swimming in baptizing tank; hole in Nicol Street; flood through the fire hall; Lantzville mine; South Wellington mine; rail gauges; locomotives; Nicol Street; Terminal Avenue fill and drainage; stream through the fire hall; Extension dump and other rock dumps; boilers; air pressure; Oscar; coal cars; Chinese man in boiler; hoist engine; air compressors; WeeToo and the Rainbow; scow; Protection.

George Edwards and Joseph White interview

RECORDED: Wellington (B.C.), 1983-05 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. TRACK 1: East Wellington mines; East Wellington railroad; bluff; No. 6 Wellington; Ji;ngle Pot railroad; East Wellington; Jingle Pot mine; Maxi Road; powder house; No. 4 Wellington; Millstream; Northfield flood; Dunsmuir farm; Chinese; No. 3 Wellington; Wellington railroad; Bill Loudo;n; soldier's settlement land; Canadian Collieries; Loudon mine; Old Slope; ventilation furnace; Stronach mine; Wellington; railroad station; No. 1 shaft; Keighley's; Departure Bay; Ardoon; Meredith Ro;ad; sawmill. TRACK 2: Bluff; Rosstown; Dunsmuir; company houses; Northfield mine; coal rights; conglomerate; Wellington coal; coal quality; Northfield school; Extension; Somerset; Wellington; hotels; No. 6 Wellington; No. 4 Wellington; Maxi Road; Wellington railway; No. 3 Wellington; Old Slope; No. 5 Wellington; Ardoon; Loudon; Dunsmuir farm; small operations; tunnel stream; ventilation furnace; ;Chinatown; Stronach; Canadian Collieries; cave-in; Simon Leiser; E & N roundhouse.;

George Edwards interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1983-05-02 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. TRACK 1: Northfield; Northfield railroad; Northfield mines; Dunsmuir discovers coal; ;Diver Lake; East Wellington mines; Maxi Road; No. 4 mine, Wellington; No. 6 mine, Wellington; bluffs; No. 5 mine, Wellington; Old Slope; ventilation furnace; Extension; outcrop coal; coal quality; Dre;w family; East Wellington railroad; sawmill; fish for sale; Millstream; Millstone; Jingle Pot mine; orphan; Brechin Point mine; miners; union; mules; stagecoach; Wellington Road; Wellington; floor; Ro;sstown. TRACK 2: Houses; Rosstown; No. 6 mine, Wellington; Brechin mine; No. 5 mine, Wellington; Jones family; wooden tracks; fish oil lamps; pit lamping; coal allowance; eight hour day; temperature ;in mine; Granby mine; electric lamps; gas; safety lamp; explosion; Wellington cemetery; Chinese; ventilation furnace; hoists; Wellington railroad; No. 1 shaft, Wellington; Departure Bay wharves; steam;ships; 1890-91 strike; Rock City; Robeson family; Departure Bay school.;

George Michell interview

RECORDED: Ladysmith (B.C.), 1979-04-07 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Describes coal mine; Joseph Mair; lamps; Extension mines; goes into mines; bars; strike; maps; fights; sailing ships; South Wellington; smelter at Mount Sicker; the Depression; driving mules; No. 10 blow out; reservoir; band; 1090 explosion; soccer.

Hugh Campbell-Brown interview

RECORDED: Vernon (B.C.), 1981-05-08 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Bogus minister in Wellington; father a minister; miners provide an elaborate funeral.;

Johnny Peffers interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1979-07-05 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Class; pinned; union; No. 10; gas; earthquake; family arrives; closing No. 1; housing; Cumberland soccer team; jobs in the Depression; hats; winch kid; million dollar mystery; tally; drivers; mining in Cumberland; mine noises; building; accident with arm; protection; No.1 explosion; WWII; wages; seventy foot seam; bus to South Wellington Mine.

Joseph White interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1983-05-05 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. TRACK 1: Immigration; No. 5 mine, Wellington; Wellington; father injured; Extension; Loudon family; Dunsmuir farm; Ardoon; family grocery store; widow; working in Scotland; working in Drumheller; small coal operations; ventilation furnace; No. 5 mine, Wellington. TRACK 2: Bluff; No;. 6 mine, Wellington; No. 5 mine, Wellington; small coal operations; Loudon family; Wellington; wife dies; union; politicians.;

Lewis Thatcher interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1979-02-20 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Origins; Alexander mine; E & N; Fiddick's job; father's death; prostitutes; Hawthornethwaite; murder of Stark; sailing ships; surveying; education; strike; South Wellington; Scotchtown; Mark Bate; other nationalities; Finns; timbers; racial mix; Dunsmuir; land grants; Chinese.

Lillian Dixon interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1984-11-22 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. TRACK 1: Finns; Konstantine Maki; Finnish immigration; Wellington; Nanaimo, 1890s; Ch;ase River; family size; diphtheria epidemic 1912; Milton Street; Finnish language; father's death; farming; Maki Road; air shaft; Alexandra; South Wellington; bridal wear; 1912-14 strike; funeral; mot;her; widow; home; Stark's Crossing; Finnish cigar factory. TRACK 2: Milton Street; home; Chase River; obtaining firewood; Christmas; church; Ladysmith; Extension; Finns; father; family bible; weddin;g certificate; naming of children.;

Margaret Wall interview

RECORDED: Parksville (B.C.) [?], [early 1979] SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Father's arrival; sick brother; registering births; Chinese; Japanese; Hindus; Wellington; Dunsmuir; Indians; mother dies; Extension; Nanaimo jail; Wellington explosion; look of the country; strike; drilling ahead of mining; Extension; killing a cougar; hunting.

Mining reports and other material re Wellington Mines

Mining reports, agreements, cash books, records of miners' certificates, etc. concerning the Wellington Mines of Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir), Ltd. Maps transferred to the map collection CM/W1 (accession number M856149).

Johnstone was the district superintendent for the Comox Division of Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir), Ltd. The records include mining reports, agreements, cash books, records of miners' certificates related to the Wellington Mines of Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir), Ltd. Maps transferred to the map collection CM/W1 (accession number M856149).

Johnstone, William Wear, 1908-

Olive Spencer interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1984-05-14 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. TRACK 1: Immigrants; 1890-91 strike; Occidental Hotel; Nanaimo, 1890s; Five Acres; Du;rham; Pennsylvania; Sam Robins; company houses; company farm; Cunninghams; skating on Buttertubs marsh; Jingle Pot Road; winters; horses and mules; strawberry patch; McRae Brothers; Lantzville mine; L;antzville; car accident; Storey family; Spencer family; Wellington; boys in mine; Daisy Waugh; effects of husband's illness; women's work. TRACK 2: Storey family; Harewood; Calverley family; company ;farm; Haliburton Street; cows; Albert Street; Cunninghams; strawberries; Harewood Road; Chinatown; Chinese school; manager Bowen; women's work; Chinese.;

Robert Loudon interview

RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), 1979-06-19 SUMMARY: One in a series of interviews about the history of Vancouver Island's coal mining industry and mining communities. Big strike; blacklist; union; origins; timberman; No. 10; Extension; shoot the roof; Wellington; mule driver; No. 4 Flood; boat harbour; boilers; bologna strike; young man's first job; Chinese; ships; lamp cabin; motors; Brattice; closing Extension; bars; ventilation; panwall; explosions; wages; train; sulphur.

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