- T1173:0001 - 0002
Part of Imbert Orchard fonds
CALL NUMBER: T1173:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Arthur Husband's impressions of the Queen Charlotte Islands and the west coast PERIOD COVERED: 1905-1969 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Arthur Husband speaks about his family; his father came to farm on the Queen Charlotte Islands in 1905 and his grandfather operated the dogfish refinery at Skidegate. He recalls his childhood; on the islands, early homesteaders, life on the islands, employment opportunities, settlers, island personality traits and the clergy. TRACK 2: Arthur Husband continues with recollections about island characters, wildlife of the islands, birds, ousels, ravens, personal reflections, the islander personality, skeletons and burial sites, education and schooling, early life, climate and employment.
CALL NUMBER: T1173:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Arthur Husband's impressions of the Queen Charlotte Islands and the west coast PERIOD COVERED: 1915-1969 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Husband speaks about his impressions of life in Vancouver during the depression, a description of the Queen Charlotte Islands, climate, vegetation, industries, logging, mining, fishing, the fishermans co-op and the whaling industry. TRACK 2: Mr. Husband continues with thoughts about the changes in the Queen Charlotte Islands, earthquakes and tidal waves and the future of the islands.