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Annie Girard interview

CALL NUMBER: T2624:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Strathcona neighbourhood: Rev. Annie Girard and Fountain Chapel PERIOD COVERED: 1932-1970 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-01-27 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Rev. Annie Girard discusses: Fountain Chapel of African Methodist Episcopal Church; family background in Alberta and B.C.; religious beliefs; arrival in Vancouver, 1938; marriages; car accident and changes in herself and her beliefs. TRACK 2: Called to religious service. Visions. First experience preaching. Dealings with kids and Jesus People in 1970. Purchase of Fountain Chapel. Ordination. Decision about evangelizing.

CALL NUMBER: T2624:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Strathcona neighbourhood: Rev. Annie Girard and Fountain Chapel PERIOD COVERED: 1930-1975 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-01-27 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Discusses: more on history of Fountain Chapel and her purchase of the Chapel in 1974; parishioners; experiences with kids and Jesus People. TRACK 2: Describes relations of blacks and whites. Views on "Roots", racism, and money. Closing the church. One of her sermons, "Denying yourself the right of being a human being.". (End of interview)

Elspeth Alley interview

CALL NUMBER: T0171:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Reverend Elspeth Alley : threads through a woman's life - the first female deacon in western Canada RECORDED: West Vancouver (B.C.), 1973-03-21 SUMMARY: Reverend Elspeth Alley was born in 1924 and discusses family; home life; religious and other education; effects of the Depression; desire to be a concert pianist; UBC; Mills College, music degree; cultural atmosphere of Vancouver; two music job offers; over-educated piano teacher; dental assistant; engaged after two dates; marriage; involvement in Church during this time; never any doubts; a sermon given at college; children; Anglican Theological College and adjustments in family life; only woman at the ATC and discrimination; drops out after five months; returning 2 years later; rigorous self-discipline at college; support of friends; changes after two years; and subjects studied. CALL NUMBER: T0171:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Reverend Elspeth Alley : the first female deacon in western Canada speaks about the Anglican church RECORDED: West Vancouver (B.C.), 1973-03-28 SUMMARY: Reverend Elspeth Alley discusses the Anglican church: why Anglican?; Anglican bishops as stumbling block to union with United Church; why a Deacon?; the will of God; ordination; the power of the Holy Spirit keeps her from being nervous; duties of a Deacon; relationship to women's groups in the church; some changes in the Anglican church; evangelicalism in the Anglican church; missions; a shift in emphasis in the Anglican church?; position of women in the church; bad time for a parent to live; difference between a Deacon and a Deaconess; and the priesting of a woman.

Emma Smiley interview

Item consists of one audio recording, with recordings on tracks 1 and 2. On track 1, Rev. Dr. Emma Smiley (1895-1983) discusses Emily Carr's religious beliefs and her association with the Victoria Truth Centre, beginning in 1933. Emily Carr's search for companionship and friendship. Her love for animals. The reasoning behind some of her paintings. Carr's influence on Mrs. Smiley, religious and otherwise. Attitudes towards circuit and local religious lecturers of the 1930s. On track 2, Carr's reasons for specifically attending the Victoria Truth Centre, and her interviews with the church pastor, Mr. Weston. Carr's eventual return to the Anglican faith of her youth.

Hedwig D.H. Bartling interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Hedwig D.H. Bartling : discrimination vs. accepting as persons RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1973-03-12 SUMMARY: Hedwig D.H. Bartling was born in 1907 and immigrated to Canada in 1913 from Germany. She discusses discrimination during World War I. Growing up in Saskatchewan. Teaching in school for Ukrainian children. Mennonites in ungraded schools. United Church Training School and University of Toronto. Training in social work and working with non-Anglo-Saxons as a deaconess. Northern Saskatchewan boarding school for children of minority groups. Arts degree in B.C. Lethbridge and Japanese people. Victoria and Chinese people. Steveston. Theology. Being ordained as a Minister in New Westminster. Being a female minister.

Rev. Lydia Cruchy interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): First woman ordained in the United Church of Canada PERIOD COVERED: 1900-1975 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975 SUMMARY: Reverend Lydia E. Cruchy discusses childhood in France and England. Teaching in Saskatchewan. Ordination, 1936 (first woman). Executive Secretary of Committee on the Deaconess Order and Women Workers.; Other Saskatchewan pastorates, 1943-1962. D.D., 1953. The Church in Saskatchewan during the Depression. Work with New Canadians. Activities in retirement.;

Rev. Norah Hughes interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Brief account of life of a woman minister in the United Church PERIOD COVERED: 1930-1976 RECORDED: [location unknown], [1976?] SUMMARY: Childhood in England and B.C. How her family became United Church. Education and training in theology. Ordination, 1940 and first pastorate. Experiences as a woman minister. Ph.D. and other pastorates;. Work in the Presbytery. First woman President of Conference. Relations with other ministers. Retirement in Langley.;