Fonds ath-2209 - Oscar Green fonds

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Oscar Green fonds

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CA ATH ath-2209

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1 cm of textual records. -- 1 audio cassette.

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The fonds consists of a narrative of Oscar's experience on northern lakes and rivers on a variety of boats as told in October, 1987; and a recording from 1988 about his life in Athabasca. Names and events include: Captain Alexander, Athabasca Citizen's Band, Benny Ayer, Slim Baines, Bear River, Joe Bird, boxing, Tuffy Brazeau, brick making, Mr. Calhoon, Joseph A. Daigneau, Slim Davis, Forest Day,1890-1955, William Ryley Day,1864-1950, Dominion Experimental Farm, Fisher Family, Mr. Ford, Burt Furlong, Tiny Gifford, Dr. Gilchrist, Grand Union Hotel, Edward Benjamin Haight (Capt.), 1862- , Dick Haus, George Hees, Abe Hingley, Charlie Horricks, Doug Johnson, Johnston's Bakery, Gilbert LaBine, LaBine's Mine, Lanson Hubbard Co., George Seymour (Sim) Lewis,1896-1955, Nellie McClung, Stan McMullin, Bill Malcolm, James William Mills(Capt.), 1859-1933, Nye Brothers, Captain Nyler, Colonel Reed, Todd (Oliver) Richards,1892-1984, Warren Richards,1877-1968, Katy Ryan, Shank's house, Captain Smelly, William (Billy) Forrester Smith's Stopping House, South Athabasca, Spanish Influenza, 1918, Jack Stark, SS Athabasca River, SS D.A.Thomas, SS Distributor, SS Liard River, SS Slave River, Angus Sutherland, threshing, Underwood Family, Vilsmeyer Family, Auld Willey,?-1917, Lot Scott Willey,?-1960, Hal Winkler,and Tommy Woodman.

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acc. 88.27 was donated by Oscar's daughter Mildred Phillips; acc.88.44 was donated by Oscar Green


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  • The material is in English.

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26 photocopied photographs and several maps are included in the textual material. The manuscript and the recording have been digitized and are available at http:/ archives. The spelling of names may not be correct. Biographical information was taken from the local history book "From Out of the Wilderness."<br><br>Record No. 88.27 FFC;88.44 (audio cassette # 116)<br><br>

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