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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.

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.

Ron Basford; King Ganong [interviews]

Item part is a recording of interviews with former MLA Ron Basford and King Ganong. Ron Basford speaks about zoning and funding considerations in attempting to renew Strathcona, and King Ganong speaks about negotiations with SPOTA and the City of Vancouver to secure funding for the renewal of properties within Strathcona. Interview cuts out at end of tape.

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.

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.

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.

Claridge, Marg [side 2]

Item is the continuation of an interview of Marg Claridge. Recording ends mid-conversation. Interview conducted by Imbi Harding and Peggy Schofield. Poor quality recording, hissing noise in background.

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