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Proud, Strong and United

Item is an audio cassette containing a recording of the song "Proud, Strong and United" written and produced by S.J. Nadolny and N. DeCaro and performed by the West Coast Singers, Los Angeles.

Homosexual Sensibility 5

Item is an audio reel containing the conclusion of a panel discussion for the museum exhibition 'Extended Sensibilities.' The panel explores the question 'What is the impact of a homosexual sensibility on contemporary culture?' and is moderated by Bertha

Sunday magazine

Item is an audio tape containing a recording of the second half of Sunday Magazine, a radio phone-in talk show. E. Jane Rittenhouse is guest on the talk show hosted by Rod Booth. She answers calls about the drug/alcohol/addiction/mental health issues in Vancouver. Rittenhouse talks about the legalization of marijuana. Recording includes some advertisements.

B.D. Denman Island 3rd electric set - June 11, 1975

Item is an audio recording of a portion of a live concert by the band Brain Damage on Denman Island (B.C.). The recording is of an electric set. The song list includes The New Song, Trucking Through the City, Young Blood's Vice, Promised Land (Chuck Berry), Let It Go (and It Will Come to You), and Taking Sides. Between the third and fourth song, Bing Jensen performs a monologue and jokes with the audience. Applause, song commentary, and stage banter are also audible. Blank from 40:08.

Brain Damage

B.D. Blue River 2nd electric set - June 27, 1975

Item part is an audio recording of a portion of a live concert by the band Brain Damage in Blue River (B.C.). The recording is of an electric set. The song list includes Hanging Around, Taking Sides (Loving Spoonful), Steal Away, Forget to Forget, Too Close for Comfort, Dysentery Rag, Everybody Said to Take Your Life Easy but No One Told Me About the Greasy Goo, and Promised Land (Chuck Berry). Applause, song commentary, and stage banter are also audible. Blank from 39:56.

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Brain Damage - Mar. 1973

Item part is an audio recording of a live performance by the band Brain Damage. The song list includes Snail On the Run and Mexico among others. Audience applause is also audible. Blank from 32:57.

Brain Damage

Black Sunday in Gastown

Item is a recording of a CBC broadcast of the special program "Black Sunday in Gastown," written and produced by Bill Herbert, which describes the events of the Great Vancouver Fire of 13 June, 1886. The program features the following Vancouver senior citizens who remembered the fire and recounted their stories of the great conflagration which consumed most of the young city: Mrs. John MacKee, Mrs. W.M. Drainey, Mrs. Gertrude E. Gao, Mrs. Eliza Jane Beach, Alex M. Matheson. Also features a tribute to all survivors by Vancouver City Archivist Major J. S. Matthews. Blank from 28:30.

Orpheum opening ceremony

Item is an audio reel containing a recording of the ceremonies for the civic re-opening of the Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, on Saturday, 2 April 1977. The program includes speeches by political representatives Jack Volrich, Ron Basford, John Roberts, Grace McCarthy and Art Philips; a "show and tell" with supervising architect Ron Nelson and construction manager Roy McBride; and performances by the Suzuki Strings and Ginette Duplessis.

Interview with George W. Maddams

Item is an audio reel containing a recording of an oral history interview conducted by Sue Baptie of George W. Maddams. George Maddams discusses growing up in Vancouver; father taking up property at False Creek, 1880s, and speculating in in land, 1908; family interest in music; played clarinet and later saxophone; attended Mount Pleasant School, 1903, and Alexandra School, 1908; joined musicians union, 1910; played in Vancouver theatres and on CNR ships sailing up the coast to Alaska and across the Pacific. Details of his career playing on the ships "Prince Rupert", "Southern Cross", "Princess Louise" and "Empress of Canada" during the years 1926-1939.

[Interview with] Mor Cheolin

Item is an audio cassette containing an interview with Mor Cheolin about the history of the newspaper The Chinese News Weekly.

[Interview with] Rose Wing #2 [tape 2 of 3]

  • AM1523-S3-: 2008-010.4265.2
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  • Aug. 15, 1977
  • Part of Paul Yee fonds

Item is an audio cassette containing an oral history interview with Rose Wing about early Chinese life in British Columbia. The interview was conducted in Taishanese.

[Recording of] Reverend Chiu Chung Shiu

Item is an audio cassette containing an oral history interview with Reverend Chiu Chung Shiu conducted in Cantonese. He discusses the Christ Church of China in Vancouver.

[Interview with] Dick Yip, tape 2

  • AM1523-S3-: 2008-010.4276.2
  • Item
  • Mar. 10, 1987
  • Part of Paul Yee fonds

Item is an audio cassette containing an oral history interview with Dick Yip about family, work, school and life in Vancouver.

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