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A.D. Kean fonds

  • PR-0755
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1960

The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, clippings, manuscripts and production memoranda, mainly relating to A.D. Kean's feature film "Policing the Plains" (produced 1924-1927), as well as radio scripts (five annotated dur...

Kean, Arthur David, 1882-1961

Albert Power interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Stage drivng in the Cariboo RECORDED: [location unknown], 1967 SUMMARY: An oral history interview with Albert Power, who was "born and raised" a cowboy, and drove a stage in the Cariboo. He talks about a trip ...

Alfred Drinkell interview

CALL NUMBER: T0314:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-23 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Alfred Joseph Drinkell tells some stories about the history of the Dog Creek area of the Cariboo, from 1860 to 1914. Drinkell discusses his arrival in BC in 1...

B.F. Young interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. B.F. Young describes his family background; his mother and uncle at Lumby; his father's background; how his father came to Canada; the town of Lansdowne; the Chinese people there;...

Bob French interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Life as a Cariboo cowboy and stage driver RECORDED: [location unknown], 1967 SUMMARY: Bob French arrived in the Cariboo in 1892 at the age of 13. Driving a stage coach; robbers on the road from Barkerville. Life as a cow...

Cariboo pioneers

SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Two short interviews with people of the Cariboo. (1) Mrs. Elizabeth Wendel, who came to the Cariboo in 1910, describes how she learned to ride and hunt, and recalls her first hunting experience -- shooting a grizzly bear with a ....

Cattle ranching in the Nicola

SUMMARY: The story of cattle ranching in the Nicola Valley: its beginnings in the days of the Cariboo gold rush, and the work of ranchers and cowboys at the Douglas Lake Cattle Company. The voices heard are: Bill Brennan; Alex Bulman; Gerald Guich...

Dorothy Goldrick interview

CALL NUMBER: T0420:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1970-05 SUMMARY: TRACKS 1 & 2: Mrs. Dorothy Goldrick describes emigrating from Scotland to Ashcroft in 1910; the Colonist train; Winnipeg around 1910; Ashcroft in 1910, buildings, the Chine...

Dude Lavington interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Chilcotin ranching in the 1930s RECORDED: [location unknown], 1967 SUMMARY: An oral history interview with Dude Lavington. He talks about starting a cattle ranch 60 miles west of Quesnel in 1931; cutting roads.hunting; a...

Edward Poole Coles interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-30 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. E.P. Coles describes how he came to the northwest in 1905 when he was seventeen, after being prompted to do so by some people he met on the boat from England; his first impressions of ...

Harry Marriott interview

CALL NUMBER: T0306:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-29 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Harry Marriott describes his immigration from England to Canada in 1907. He describes his work on the Gang Ranch in 1912; his service in WWI; homesteading; se...

Leslie Leighton interview : [Orchard, 1964]

CALL NUMBER: T0006:0003 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Leslie Leighton : life in the Cariboo PERIOD COVERED: 1860-1920 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-06-01 SUMMARY: Mr. Leslie Leighton talks about his father's and his own experiences in the C...

Louis Lobsinger interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Louis Lobsinger came from Bruce County, Ontario, where his family had two farms. He describes the story of how he came to BC to visit his sister in the Nicola Valley, and was hired as a ;...

T. Alex Bulman interview

CALL NUMBER: T0665:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-06-29 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Bullman discusses his father, who came to Canada from England in 1886 and worked on the Cherry Creek ranch; worked for John Hall and then worked with his broth...

Talbot Bond interview

CALL NUMBER: T0421:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACKS 1 & 2: Mr. Talbot Bond discusses his life: born in London, emigrated to Douglas Lake, BC, in 1903; a description of the trip across Canada; anecdotes about ranching a...

Tommy Wycotte interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-28 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Tommy Wycotte discusses his early work as a labourer, cowboy and teamster. He also talks about Indian medicine, fighting between Indian bands, hunting and gathering in hard times, th...

Trip to the Flying U

Amateur film. House. Changing car tire. Ranch. Squirrel. Horse on range. Cowboys. Car in woods. Guests on horses. Bucking bronco, wild cow. Lake view. Car with fixed tire: Boyd's Garage. View of mountains. Fixing car again.

William Brennan interview

CALL NUMBER: T0667:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-01 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. William Brennan discusses his early years; coming to Kamloops because of lung troubles; Kamloops described; cattle drives to the railroad; joined survey for CN...

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