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Destination Moon ; Colourful Canadians : Marguerite Bourgeoys

SUMMARY: 1. "Destination Moon" is a series of three 20-minute programs which cover the past, present and future of lunar theories and explorations. This episode focuses on past ideas of lunar exploration. 2. ";Colourful Canadians" is a series of three 7-minute broadcasts which aquaint students with little-known Canadians who made important contributions to the country. This episode is about Marguerite Bourg;eoys, 17th-century foundress of the Congregation of Notre Dame in Quebec.;

Eileen King interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Eileen E. King : an Anglican Parson's wife in early Vancouver RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1973-03-19 SUMMARY: Eileen E. King was born in 1883 and discusses her family life in Toronto; fishing in the Don River; ice boating; courtship and marriage to Harold G. King; first ministries; childhood deaths and cows in the year of Haley's comet; Silver Islet mine at Fort William; move to Vancouver, 1914; German spies suspected; "Komagata Maru"; suspected German plot; cultural events in early Vancouver; some old car stories; duties of a parson's wife; some parson's stories; and the effects of the Depression on the parson's family. Eileen King's daughter, Mary Coleman, also contributes to the interview.

Elsie Olive Bedlow interview ; Iris Hardwick interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): United Church activities in B.C. PERIOD COVERED: 1905-1975 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975 SUMMARY: Elsie Olive Bedlow: Her father, Reverend John Charles Alder, came from England with his family to be a Presbyterian minister in Abbotsford, 1907. Church Union, 1925. Her father's other posts. Church choirs. [Recorded in Abbotsford, B.C.] Iris Hardwick: Church activities in Vancouver. Work as Vancouver Presbyterial President and B.C. President of W.M.S. [Recorded in Vancouver, B.C., 1975-04-16.];

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.

Glenbank First Methodist Ladies Aid Society

First Methodist Ladies Aid, Glenbank (United) Church, Nakusp. l to r: Mrs. E.W. Bill [Bell?], Mrs. Wakelin, Miss A.A. Allen (top row); Second row: Mrs. Quance, Mrs. W. Wagstaff, Mrs. G.H. Gardner; Third row: Mrs. M. Taylor, Mrs. T. Bowes; 4th row: Mrs. J.H. Stevenson, Mrs. J. Wood, Mrs. Jim Wagstaff, Miss May Bill [Bell?], Miss Ina Wood. [from back of print]

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.

Lorraine Bolton interview ; Muriel Richardson interview ; Doris Jensen interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Memories of United Church activities in B.C., 1925-1975 PERIOD COVERED: 1925-1975 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975 SUMMARY: Lorraine Bolton: Brief memories of Dundas United Church. [Recorded in Vancouver, B.C., 1975-06-20.] Miss Muriel Richardson: Work as Superintendent of the United Church Girls' Home in the 1950s and as a Deaconess at First United Church in Vancouver, 1944-52. [Recorded in Vancouver, B.C., 1975-07-15.] Doris Jensen: Social life and United Church activities in Ocean Falls, B.C., ca. 1925-1950. [Recorded 1975-11-24; very brief.]

Mabel Collison interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Mabel Collison's Christian missionary work at Metlakatla and Greenville, 1902-1910 PERIOD COVERED: 1902-1910 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1961-07-09 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mabel Collison speaks about coming to the Ridley Home at the Metlakatla Mission in 1902, the fire of 1901, her trip from England, her first impressions, the staff, her responsibilities, the children's training and duties, education of Indian children, musical abilities, church policy and acculturation, the clergymen who held services at the canneries, summer camping with the children, missionary personnel, the origins of Prince Rupert and her marriage to John Maxwell Collison. TRACK 2: Mabel Collison describes Archdeacon Collison and his wife, his trips to Masset, Haida burial custom;s and his teachings and "reform" among the Haida in Masset. Mabel Collison talks about her husband's teaching post at Greenville (1908), living conditions, the Nass Indians, helping a sick baby, constructing the sawmill, anecdotes and selling Metlakatla produce to Prince Rupert. [Note: The name of Greenville, B.C., was changed to "Laxgalts'ap" per the Nisga'a Treaty, Appendix F-3, effective 11 May 2000.]

Mac Sanford interview ; Olive Sanford interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Recollections about O.M. and A.M. Sanford PERIOD COVERED: 1871-1975 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Osbert McLean (Mac) Sanford talks about his father and his uncle, the Reverends O.M. and A.M. Sanford. Biography of A.M. Sanford. Story of his father, Reverence O.M. Sanford: pastorates in Iowa, Nicola, Kamloops (1909-1913), and Vancouver. Mount Pleasant Church, young peoples camping at Ocean Park in the 1920s. TRACK 2: Olive Sanford talks about women's groups at Mount Pleasant Church. Mac talks about men's activities. More comments about his father. Beginning of the Religious Education Council in B.C. History of Ocean Park Camp 1910 to 1975. His own work as Chairman of the Board of Ocean Park Camp, 1943-53.

May McLachan interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): United Church missionary to Japan and Soowahlie Indian Band in Chilliwack PERIOD COVERED: 1917-1960 RECORDED: Chilliwack (B.C.), 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Miss May McLachan was born in Manitoba in 1895. Training as a teacher and missionary. Missionary work in Japan, 1923-1942. Taught Japanese-Canadian children in the internment camp at Tashme, B.C., 1943-1945. Returned to Japan as missionary after World War II, 1947-1963. TRACK 2: Missionary work in Japan continued. Missionary work with Soowahlie Indian Band near Chilliwack, 1964 on.

Mrs. Alex Jamieson interview ; Edna Fotheringham interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): United Church women's groups, 1925-70 PERIOD COVERED: 1925-1975 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975 SUMMARY: Mrs. Alex Jamieson: The beginning of Dunbar Heights United Church. The Women's Auxiliary. Organization of the W.A. Presbytery. Role as President of the Conference, 1949-51. Ordination of the United Church women from the W.M.S. and W.A. [Recorded in Vancouver, B.C.] Edna Fotheringham: The United Church at Sardis, B.C. Work in the W.A. and W.M.S. President of the Westminster Presbytery. Formation of the United Church Women. Changes in missionary work. Coqualeetza Indian School. Changes in women's church work. [Recorded in Sardis, B.C., 1975-05-14.]

Rev. Peter Connal and Mrs. Connal interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): United Church minister and his wife in B.C. PERIOD COVERED: 1886-1975 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Reverend Peter Connal was born in 1886 and spent his early life in Glasgow, Scotland. Studying for the ministry in Canada. Ordained in Rutland, 1919. Pastorates in Alberta and B.C., including;: Salmon Arm, Prince George, Golden, Merritt, Haney, White Rock, Cumberland, and Kitsilano. TRACK 2: Mrs. Peter Connal recalls her childhood in Ontario. Teaching experience. Marriage to Peter Connal,; 1925. Life as a minister's wife in B.C.;

Sister Josephine Carney interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Sister Josephine Carney : a Catholic Sister who had too much love to just get married RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1973 SUMMARY: Sister Josephine Carney was born in 1920 and discusses her childhood in South Vancouver; family; religion; school; the Depression; the degrading of men on relief; wanting to be a teacher; marriage would limit the number of people she could love; deciding to become a sister; reactions to this; training; teaching in Kamloops, New Westminster, Indian Residential school at Mission; questions about teaching Indians; Kamloops; Kuper Island; Lower Post (on B.C. and Yukon border); an anecdote; association with the Oblate fathers in the Indian schools; getting a B.A. and M.A. at summer school; comparative religion.