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Vancouver air raid exercise

Item is an audio reel containing a CBC report of air raid drill "Operation Beware" at Vancouver. Part of larger Pacific Northwest civil defense exercise. Individuals on the recording include reporters Marce Munro and Ray Mackness.

Radiation in industry [lecture]

Item is an audio reel containing a recording of a lecture given to Vancouver Fire Department by the Compensation Board about radiation and radiation exposure.

Civil defence plans in Vancouver area

Item is an audio reel containing a recording of a discussion regarding civil defense plans in the Vancouver area during General Hatton's visit. Officials discuss Vancouver civil defense and evacuation plans in in time of nuclear attack.

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.

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

Granstrom, Ivy

Item is an interview with Ivy Granstrom, blind competative runner and swimmer. Granstrom was born Sept 28,1911, Glace Bay, N.S. She was an avid Polar Bear swimmer. Interview conducted by Peggy Schofield.

Gray, John MacLachlan

Item is an interview with John MacLachlan Gray, writer. Interview topis include bicycle riding and neighbourhood trees. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers. Side B is blank.

Malkin, James M. (Jamie)

Item is an interview with James M. Malkin. Malkin lived at Blenheim and Marine Drive, across from Mole farm. His Father was in business and his Mother encouraged music, his sister Ursula is a concert pianist. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers. Side B is blank.

Wicken, Sonia

Item is an interview of Sonia Wicken. Major topics addressed include Community life and the Dunbar Resident's Association. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers.

Dr. John Gofman, Irving Stowe, Jim Bohlen, Dr. Robert Ellis

Item is a recording of a broadcast of Open Line hosted by Jim MacDonald in which he interviews Irving Stowe, James Bohlen, Dr. Robert Ellis and Dr. John Gofman about the Amchitka Island nuclear tests scheduled for September of 1971. Topics discussed include the possibility of earthquakes or tidal waves resulting from bomb detonation, and the health and environmental consequences of nuclear radiation. The latter part of the recording consists of call-in questions and answers from the panel.

Interview Tape 3

Item is an audio reel containing a recording of an interview with Howard Green about his career as a politician.

Vancouver, star of the west

Item is an audio cassette containing a recording of the song "Vancouver, the star of the west" written by Russell Gordon Kearns and submitted to the Centennial Song competition. Vocals on the recording are performed by Karen Kelm.

Vancouver town

Item is an audio cassette containing a recording of "Vancouver town" sung by Shirley Rogers and submitted to the Centennial Song competition.

Ron Eveleigh

Item is an audio cassette containing a recording of Ron Eveleigh speaking about his life, beginning with moving to British Columbia as a small child; his education in Vancouver at theological college at U.B.C., employment with B.C. Provincial Police, Prince Rupert Police, Burnaby Police Department, and Vancouver Police Department; life in Vancouver in the 1930's; his work as a police officer during protests, and his involvement in Vancouver politics.

Everest - roll A - wild tracks from Nagra SN

Item is original sound element for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Item is an audio recording of ambient noise/wild sound taken in Kathmandu including: Canadian Everest team members negotiating with sherpas; traffic; children playing; music, flutes and singing; motorcycle; music, singing and a string instrument; and shopping in the market.

Everest - tape 1

Item is original sound element for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Audio recording; includes sounds of getting ready to leave Zangmu; ambient noise; children; Tibetans cutting sod; singing; Aug. 11, 1991.

[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.

Brown Bagger : Dixon, John - Law & Civil Liberties

Item is an audio reel containing an episode of Brown Bagger featuring a talk by John Dixon. Description on tape case: "John Dixon teachers philosophy and was president of the BC Civil Liberties Association for several years; from the Conference on Law & Contemporary Social Issues put on by the UBC Faculty of Law; Dixon holds a PhD in philosophy and teaches philosophy at Capilano College. He has been president of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association since 1983."

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