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Collection Details


Collection Name: Chatham Kent Museum Oral History Interviews 1978
Repository Name: Chatham Kent Museum [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Chatham, Ontario, Canada
Dates Spanned: 1978-1978
Description: Interviews recorded in 1978 with 77 people or organizations in Kenty County, dealing with a wide variety of cultural and economic issues. Covers various townships of Kenty county. Topics include archaeology, drainage (17 cassettes), entertainment, churches, immigration, family histories, farming and farming life, medicine and doctors, business, the depression of 1929, World War II, cemeteries, postal service, native life on Walpole Island, oil wells, tile manufacturing and yards, CFCO Radio Station's 50th anniversary (3 cassettes), the war of 1812, education and schools. Companies referred to include Libby's, Chatham Dredging Co., Heinz, Jone's Cement Works, Wallaceburg Glass, Wallaceburg Lumber, and the Gray Dort Factory. English. Some restrictions. Lists of interviewees and subjects.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 77
Broad Subjects: Economics
ASP Subjects: Canada; Chatham (Ont.)--History; Chatham, ON; Ontario; Ontario--Economic conditions; Ontario--History; Oral history
Collection Code: OHC0003670