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Argenta (B.C.)--History

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Argenta Friends School : interviews

CALL NUMBER: T0981:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-20 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Orchard interviews people at the experimental Argenta Friends School on the following topics; the origin of the school in 1959, its Canadian circumstances, the com...

Chris Hansen interview

RECORDED: Salmo (B.C.), 1980-07-25 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Father (who had exact same name) came into country in 1895 and 1896. Originally from Copenhagen, Denmark. Mined in Greenland and came to the U.S. in 1885-86; Philadelphia, then Minnesota, the;n ...

George Hanna interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): George Hanna : Lardeau Valley, 1898-1930 PERIOD COVERED: 1898-1930 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1980 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: George Hanna discusses the gold rush to Poplar Creek in 1903. Worked on Great Northern Railway. Fath...

George and Mary Pollard interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): George and Mary Pollard RECORDED: Argenta (B.C.), 1979-01-24 SUMMARY: George and Mary Pollard were members of a group of Quakers who moved to the West Kootenay settlement of Argenta from California in about 1952. They de...

Helen and John Stevenson interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Helen and John Stevenson : Lardeau Valley, 1952-1964 PERIOD COVERED: 1952-1964 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: Helen and John Stevenson discuss moving to Argenta from California in 1952. Reasons why they move...

Helen and John Stevenson interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): John Stevenson : Lardeau Valley, 1952-1960 PERIOD COVERED: 1952-1960 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: John Stevenson gives reasons for leaving the United States. Pollards join friends from Tracey. Onc...

Louise McFadden interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Louise McFadden : Lardeau Valley, 1910-1952 PERIOD COVERED: 1910-1952 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1980 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Louise McFadden discusses Slim Hatfield. Parents came to Argenta from Switzerland. Cleared land o...

Robert Tarr interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Robert Tarr : Lardeau Valley, 1936-1950 PERIOD COVERED: 1936-1950 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1980 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Robert Tarr was born in Missouri. Worked in Nelson for Williams Transfer. Moved to Argenta in 1936. R...

Ruth Beguin interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-20 SUMMARY: Ruth, Mrs. Charles Beguin, came from Switzerland, was married in Montreal and settled in Argenta. Her husband had formerly came from Switzerland to Argenta in 1909, purchased land and started a ho...

Ruth Boyd interview

RECORDED: Argenta (B.C.), 1979 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: In an interview with Peter Chapman, Ruth Boyd discusses her family came to British Columbia in with some other Quaker families to look for a place to settle. They were concerned about militar;ism in...

Steve Sawczuk interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Steve Sawczuk RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-01 SUMMARY: Steve Sawczuk was born in Argenta in 1917. He is the son of Ukrainian immigrants. He has remained in the area all of his life, trapping, logging and working at...