Carnegie Stories

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Description: Willis recalls the occupations and protests of the 1930s in Vancouver.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Willis recalls the occupations and protests of the 1930s in Vancouver.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Willis recalls the occupations and protests of the 1930s in Vancouver.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Ralph talks about his time working in a 1920s dance hall, then in business, journalism, and mining during the Depression. He also speaks about his wife, his retirement, and post-retirement work.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Barry speaks about his work with the First United Church in Vancouver and issues related to poverty and the Downtown Eastside.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Charlie speaks about the dramatic sinking of the ship he worked on, his family history in sailing and during WWII, his religious beliefs, and the German prisoner of war camps in Ontario.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Cowboy, a longtime involved resident of the Downtown Eastside (DTES) speaks about his experience in the Korean War as a member of the Canadian Military, his run-in with cancer, and his efforts to make change in the DTES.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Ruth speaks about work, her family, and living in the Downtown Eastside. Additional voice is James Gorman.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: A farmer's daughter from Ontario, Edna outlived two husbands to become a great-grandmother living, working, and socializing in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Bob speaks about his First Nations culture growing up, working in the logging industry while living seasonally in the Downtown Eastside, the sex workers in Vancouver, and his experiences with bar culture.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: James speaks about the history of the Sechelt First Nation and other First Nations people, as well as what he remembers of coming into Vancouver as a child with his mother to trade for goods and his time in the military.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: James speaks about the history of the Sechelt First Nation and other First Nations people, as well as what he remembers of coming into Vancouver as a child with his mother to trade for goods and his time in the military.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: James speaks about the history of the Sechelt First Nation and other First Nations people, as well as what he remembers of coming into Vancouver as a child with his mother to trade for goods and his time in the military.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Susan Adamson speaks about her life growing up in Ahousat, British Columbia, her family background, her relationships, and her reasons for coming to the Downtown Eastside in Vancouver and her experiences there.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Robert Bruce grew up in early 20th century Vancouver and describes the how the city looked and what he did as a youth. He also mentions the First Nations people who lived on reserves in and around the city, watching the prisoners used to clear land, the construction of Carnegie, and his work building boats.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Robert Bruce grew up in early 20th century Vancouver and describes the how the city looked and what he did as a youth. He also mentions the First Nations people who lived on reserves in and around the city, watching the prisoners used to clear land, the construction of Carnegie, and his work building boats.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical

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