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Collection Details


Collection Name: Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society Oral History Project 1988
Repository Name: Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Local Identifier: M 21/1
Dates Spanned: 1988-1988
Description: Interviews conducted in 1988 as part of a Summer Employment Program. Residents of Thunder Bay talk about a variety of topics related to the history of Northwestern Ontario : pioneer life, Prisoner of War camps in World War II, child molestation, the Children's Aid Society, teaching, the French language, medicine, shipping, shipbuilding, grain inspection, railroads, the Great Depression, the lumber trade, labour unions, the retail trade, urban development, real estate, and politics. They refer to Thunder Bay, Hurkett, Silver Islet, South Gillies, Hymers, and Ignace, Ontario, and Medicine Hat, Alberta. English. Open. Detailed inventory.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 33
Broad Subjects: Geography; History
ASP Subjects: Agriculture--Ontario; Business enterprises--Ontario; Canada; Cities and towns--Ontario; City and town life--Ontario; Law--Ontario; Ontario; Ontario--Economic conditions; Ontario--History; Ontario--Politics and government; Oral history
Collection Code: OHC0003840