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.
Item is an interview of Thelma Reid Lower. Topic covered include the Parent Teacher Association at Kerrisdale and the Annex Campaign for a Home Economics Department at UBC. Lower also talks about the Couples Club, Victoria Gardens, and [Philomel] Ladies Chair. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers. Recording starts and ends mid-conversation.
Item is an interview with Roz Marshall. Interview follows Marshall's life from her early life in the Middle East to her studies in Canada and elsewhere. The interview also covers her life as a woman artist raising children and teaching art, especially the effect of art on young children. The interview concludes with her present independent career and touches on her old home in Kerrisdale. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers. Poor quality recording.
Item is an interview of Susan A. Point. Interview includes a walk through the studio, her school and family life. There is an audible change in pitch throughout recording; this could be tape damage or on initial recording. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers.
Item is a recording consisting of an interview with Rita Yee and unidentified others discussing Asian cultural identity in North America. Interview cuts out at end of tape. The recording does not appear to be related to the Strathcona Property Owners and Tenants Association.
Item is a recording of part of the 26 Nov. 1972 Strathcona Property Owners and Tenants Association general meeting. Shirley Chan, the main speaker, discusses the opening and operation of the SPOTA office and the survey of the Strathcona area in anticipation of the freeway protests. Includes English to Chinese interpretation.
Item is an audio cassette containing songs written by Bob Roberts. The first song is his entry for the Centennial Song competition and is about Vancouver and Expo '86. There are two other songs on the cassette, the sleeve suggests they were written by Bob Roberts as well, one is a Christmas song.
Item is original sound element for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Includes wild sound, side A. Audio includes wild sound of wives and girlfriends leaving base camp, yaks being loaded, sherpas arguing with Mr. Lee, a sherpa burning juniper incense, yaks travelling toward advanced base camp, and yaks crossing a stream.
Item is raw sound for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Includes Alan talking about the problems encountered with generators. Some goofing around talking in accents from Eastern Canada. The importance of electrical power and the various uses that the power is necessary for. Andre talks about the yaks and logistics involved in using and budgeting for yaks and negotiating with locals. He also talks about difficulties in dealing with the Chinese liaison officer and the budget in general. Andre also talks about dealing through the CMA [Chinese Mountaineering Association?]. John talks about his symptoms and how he dealt with suffering from some initial symptoms of high altitude pulmonary edema. Also includes wild sound for camera role 46 and 44 or 45. Includes sounds of crampons on ice, ice picks, other tools going into the ice and the sound of clipping carabineers on to ropes, and ambient outdoor sounds of a wheat field and airport.