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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.

Hearing one

Part is side one of an audio tape containing a recording of hearing no. 1 of the Governmental Review Commission that happened at 7:30 pm at City Hall Council Chambers. Private citizens and community representatives express opposing or favourable views of the ward system in Vancouver's municipal election process.

Hearing two - morning session

Part is side one of an audio tape containing a recording of hearing no. 2 of the Governmental Review Commission that happened at 9:30 am at City Hall Council Chambers. Party and community representatives express opposing or favorable views of the ward system in Vancouver's municipal election process. Art Phillips presents his thoughts in favor of the ward system. Part also contains a brief from a COPE representative.

Hearing two - afternoon session

Part is side two of an audio tape containing a recording of hearing no. 2 of the Governmental Review Commission that happened at 1:30 pm at City Hall Council Chambers. Private citizens and community/party representatives express opposing or favorable views on the ward system in Vancouver's municipal election process.

Hearing three

Part is side one of an audio tape containing a recording of hearing no. 3 of the Governmental Review Commission that happened at 7:30 pm at the Killarney Community Centre. Private citizens, and party/community representatives express favorable views on the ward system in Vancouver's municipal election process.

Hearing nine

Part is side two of an audio tape containing a recording of hearing no. 9 of the Governmental Review Commission that happened at 7:30 pm at the Kerrisdale Community Centre. Private citizens and party/community representatives express favorable views on the ward system in Vancouver's municipal election process.

Hearing eleven - continued

Part is 500 feet of side two of an audio tape containing a recording of hearing no. 11 of the Governmental Review Commission that happened at City Hall Council Chambers. Politicians, aldermen, council members, and party/community representatives express favourable/opposing views on the ward system in Vancouver's municipal election process. Alderman Little speaks in favour of the at large system.

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.

National Conference of Emergency Health Services

Item is the second part of an audio reel containing a recording of notes taken from the report by Brigadier Lister to Brigadier McArthur on the National Conference of Emergency Health Services from November 16-19, 1959 at the Civil Defence College,[Arnprior], Ontario.

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.

Archambault, Richard [side 1]

Item component is side 1 of an interview of Richard Archambault. Interviewees vocals are soft and very low. The tapping sound is possibly someone tapping the table. Taping is deliberately stopped and and started several times. Live recording cuts off mid-sentence. Interview conducted by Peggy Schofield.

Baker, Doug [side 1]

Item component is side 1 of an interview of Doug Baker. Interview topics include Baker's early life: Squamish Nation Capilano Reserve, the residential school, Immaculate Conception school, his move to the Musqueam reserve, the fact that his mother is a Campbell, his early work-labouring, about how carving brings better life, and his life philosophy. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers. Side 2 is blank. There is a shift in pitch on side 1.

Bourque, Pat Bruegger, Willi [side 1]

Item component is side 1 of an interview of Pat Bourque and Willi Bruegger, architect. Recording starts and ends mid-conversation. Interview conducted by Peggy Schofield and [W. Jrabi?].

Bourque, Pat Bruegger, Willi [side 2]

Item component is the continuation of an interview of Pat Bourque and Willi Bruegger, architect. Recording starts and ends mid-conversation. Interview conducted by Peggy Schofield and [W. Jrabi?].

Bowman, Ed [side 1]

Item component is side 1 of an interview of Ed Bowman. The focus of the interview is transportation. Recording starts and ends mid-conversation. Interview conducted by Angus McIntyre.

Bowman, Ed [side 2]

Item component is the continuation of an interview of Ed Bowman. The focus of the interview is transportation. Recording starts and ends mid-conversation. Interview conducted by Angus McIntyre.

Charles, Andrew [side 1]

Item component is side 1 of an interview of Andrew Charles, Musqueam Band Manager. Also Present at the interview was: Vivien Clarke, asking about religion, and Larissa Grant of the Band Office. Interview conducted by Peggy Schofield.

Coghill, Joy [side 1]

Item component is side 1 of an interview of Joy Coghill. Coghill talk about many things including: her early life in Saskatchewan and Scotland, the move to British Columbia, her school and university education, the move to Chicago for drama training, the move to Dunbar followed by marriage, and the founding of Holiday Theatre. The Holiday Theatre was the first professional theatre for children, and was located at Dunbar Street and 18th Street, at Dunbar Community Centre, she toured Holiday theatre through British Columbia and Canada. Coghill talked about her lifetime in theatre; she is now involved in "Western Gold" the first professional theatre for seniors, also commenting on art philosophies. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers. Side B is blank.

Cowan, Pat [side 2]

Item component is the continuation of an interview with Pat Cowan. Interview conducted by [?]. Recording starts and ends mid-conversation.

Dalla Lana, Fred [side 2]

Item component is the continuation of an interview with Lana and Fred Dalla. Interview conducted by Peggy Schofield, Imbi Harding, and June Binkert.

Dougan, Terry [side 1]

Item component is side 1 of an interview with Terry Dougan and others. Side A the Dunbar interview with Terry Dougan ends at 35 min., another person starts talking with reference to SEBA, chemical engineering? Peggy can still be heard in the background in her office. End of tape is a CBC Opera program. Side B is not an interview with Terry Dougan. There is a female voice, with a British accent, speaking with Peggy Schofield and Pam Chambers regarding a Dunbar board meeting and a three year community cultural project. Interview of Terry Dougan conducted by Peggy Schofield.

Dougan, Terry [side 2]

Item component is the continuation of an interview with Terry Dougan and others. Side A the Dunbar interview with Terry Dougan ends at 35 min., another person starts talking with reference to SEBA, chemical engineering? Peggy can still be heard in the background in her office. End of tape is a CBC Opera program. Side B is not an interview with Terry Dougan. There is a female voice, with a British accent, speaking with Peggy Schofield and Pam Chambers regarding a Dunbar board meeting and a three year community cultural project. Interview of Terry Dougan conducted by Peggy Schofield.

Downs, Barry [tape 2, side 1]

Item component is side 1 of the second half of an interview of Barry Downs. Interview conducted by Imbi Harding and Peggy Schofield. Side B is blank.

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