Item is an interview with N.R. German (Kathleen). Mrs N. R. German (Kathleen) and her late husband operated several gift shops in Vancouver area bwteen 1946-53. They also operated a lending library until Vancouver Public Library Dunbar Branch opened in 1950. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers. Side B is blank.
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.
Item is an interview of Bob Jones. Interview conducted by Peggy Schofield. Recording ends mid-conversation. Knocking and clicking noises are from the microphone being moved and hit during original recording.
Item is an interview with Lori-ann Latremouille, artist and Angus Bungay, sculptor and animator. Latremouille talks about Dunbar schools and her Immaculate Conception Convent memories. She also talks about her teacher Lorraine Vezeau, the fact that her art skills were mainly self-taught, and she was self supporting from early age. Bungay grew up in U.K. and lived all over due to the foreign postings of a military father, he was trained in graphic arts, visiting Vancouver in 1991, he met and married Lori and has been settled here ever since. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers.
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.
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 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 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 an audio cassette containing a recording of a song written by Lois Kerr for the Centennial Song competition. The song on this recording was sung by Cait Beddoes and arranged and performed by Cait [Beddoes] and Carson.
Item is an audio cassette containing a recording of the song "Old Vancouver". Peter Hough performed the vocals and Peter Wilson played piano on this recording. The words and music were written by Kev Ryan.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Item is an audio reel containing a recording of a radio broadcast reporting the live arrival of the film "A Queen is Crowned" at Vancouver. The film was a theatrical documentary showing the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, to be shown at both the Vogue and Plaza theatres. Commentator Bob Fortune takes listeners through the arrival of the film at the airport; to the J. Arthur Rank offices for film assembly; then to the Vogue Theatre for beginning of showing.
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.
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.
Item is a recording of part of the 26 Nov. 1972 Strathcona Property Owners and Tenants Association general meeting. SPOTA executive committee election procedures, nominations, and attendance expectations are discussed. Meeting cuts out at end of tape. Includes English to Chinese interpretation.
Item is a recording of an interview with Dan Coates, who served as an executive assistant to Canadian politician Robert Andras from 1960 to 1973. The discussion touches on Robert Andras' view on urban renewal and planning, the general view of urban renewal at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), and the desire to include the Strathcona community in the discussion of planning in the area.