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Item AAAB0217 - Mabel Blake interview

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Mabel Blake interview

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  • 1973-04-17 [date recorded] (Creation)

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Transferred in 1974, at the time of the creation of the Aural History Programme, PABC; receipt filed 1982-11-02.

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SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Mabel Blake : a teacher of the deaf ; vice-principal of Jericho Hill school RECORDED: North Vancouver (B.C.), 1973-04-17 SUMMARY: Mabel Blake was born in 1892 and discusses her childhood in England; teacher training; coming to Vancouver; rural teacher in Kootenays; job teaching the deaf in Vancouver; moving into Jericho Hill sch;ool; learning to teach the deaf; blind children at Jericho; becoming vice-principal; moved away during WWII; returning; retirement; looking after mother.;

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Reynoldston Research and Studies, 1974


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  • Complete transcript on file.
  • Reference cassette copy (T0187:0001A & B) available in container 000443-015.

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  • Copying Restriction: None.
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  • Copyright Status: RRAS copyright presumably transferred to BC Archives along with physical custody.

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Accession number(s): T0187

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speaker: Mabel Blake, interviewer: Jane Covernton

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