Item T1033:0001 - William and Mary Richmond interview

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William and Mary Richmond interview

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  • 1964-07-18 (Creation)

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2 audio reels (01:00:00) : 19 cm/sec, mono ; 18 cm

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RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-18 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Richmond, born June 16, 1912, recalls his early years in Vancouver before moving to Hope, where his father had a general store and a pack outfit near Manning Park. They packed mining equipment and prospectors into the Skagit Valley. Mr. Richmond describes the area at that time, the building of the road, Whitworth Ranch, and his first trip there with H.R. MacMillan; various old timers and people in the area; more on Hope; new BC Boys Town; Martin Starret; and a description of his father arriving in Burns Lake in 1947. George Little and the founding of Burns Lake; other characters; Babine Lake; more on Martin Starret; and Barney Mulvaney. TRACK 2: Mr. Richmond continues with more on Barney Mulvaney, George Biernes, the Gun-an-noot murder case, and Wiggs O'Neill. Then, Mrs. Mary Richmond recalls and describes Barney Mulvaney.

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.
Preservation compact disc made from original audio reels, 2003-06-26.

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
  • Use Restriction: Not for broadcast or commercial use without written permission of the CBC.
  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T1033

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Previously described as AAAB1150

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Orchard ; N-08/1-2

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speaker: Mary Richmond, speaker: William Herbert Richmond, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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