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A.B. Mitchell interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
May 1, 1982
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH225.Mit
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
May 1, 1982
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:60:00]
History / Biographical
Alexander Birkett Mitchell was born on June 29, 1904 in Douglas, MB. He lived in Spirit River, AB from 1929-1933, but otherwise farmed in the Douglas district before retiring and moving into Brandon in 1959. Birkett married Mossie Noble (1910-1973) on September 30, 1938, and together had one daughter, Gail. Birkett moved to Lloydminster, AB in 1986, and it was there that he died on June 22, 1988. He is buried in Rosewood Memorial Gardens.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with A.B. Mitchell about his family history and early agriculture. The interviewer is Frank Anderson.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and Mitchell's obituary. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
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A.B. Pernal interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
November 20, 1984
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH239.Per
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
November 20, 1984
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:45:00]
History / Biographical
Andrew B Pernal was born in Poland. He completed his BA at Assumption University, his MA at Windsor and his Ph.D. in Ottawa. From 1971 until 2008, he was a member of Brandon University's History Department. In 2000, he received an honourary doctorate from Zaporizhia State University in Ukraine, and following his retirement he was granted emeritus status at BU. Pernal was a member of the Parish Council of St. Hedwig's Parish, the Director of the Polish School in Brandon, and Chairman of the Polish Refugees Committee in Brandon. He and his wife Nan had at least three children. Following Pernal's retirement, the couple moved to Calgary, AB.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with A.B. Pernal about the history of St. Hedwig's Parish and Polish immigration. The interviewer is Betty Gibson.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and the Brandon University website. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
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Ada Whitmore Wells interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
June 10, 1982
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH287.Wel
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
June 10, 1982
Physical Description
2 audio cassettes [01:10:00]
History / Biographical
Ada Hope Wells (nee Whitmore) was born on September 10, 1900 in Leiscester, England. She came to Edrans, MB with her family in 1905. As a young girl she worked for a numer of families in the Wellwood district as a hired girl and nursemaid. On June 15, 1918, Ada married John James Wells (1885-1968), a farmer. Together the couple had ten children: Winona, Dawn, Andrew, James, John, Charles, Beth, Alex, Fancis and Joan. Ada and John farmed at Wellwood untile 1956, when they retired to the village and their son Alex took over the farm. Ada moved to Neepawa in 1982. Ada was a very talented seamstress and baker, and active in the church, Zion Presbyterian in Wellwood and Knox in Neepawa. She was also involved in the community as a member of the WMS and as a girls' group leader. She was often called upon to assist with sick children and helped deliver a number of babies in the district. During World WAr II she spent hours preparing and wrapping parcels for soldiers overseas. Ada Wells died on May 9, 1997 in Neepawa, MB and is buried at Wellwood Cemetery.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Ada Wells about pioneer days and early homemaking. Interviewer is Isla Kennedy.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and Wells' obituary. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
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A. Earl Henderson interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
May 7, 1982
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH076.Hen
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
May 7, 1982
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:60:00]
History / Biographical
Albert Earl Henderson was born on September 29, 1898 in Boissevain, MB. He attended Caranton school, Boissevain high school and the University of Manitoba where he studied agriculture. Earl married Alberta Mary Roe (1902-1977) on October 17, 1924, and the couple had three children: Douglas, Lois and Amy . He farmed in the Cranton district northwest of Boissevain until 1971, when he and his wife retired to town. Earl and Alberta were very active in lapidary. Their interest was sparked in 1954, after stopping at a rock shop in Montana on the way home from a holiday. The couple began turning stones into jewlery while Earl was still farming, first in their basement and then in a shop in the yard. They moved into making items out of plastics in the 1970s. Their rock shop was the first of its kind in Manitoba. Earl took an active part in church and community affairs. He served on the Caranton school board for many years, as Noble Grand of the IOOF, as a councillor for the RM of Morton from 1962-1971, and was a member of the original hospital board for 20 years. Earl was a member of the Beckoning Hills Activity club, St. Paul's United Church, and enjoyed activities and friends at the Drop-In Centre. Earl Henderson died on February 17, 1986 in Folsom, California. Earl had been a winter resident of the Lost Dutchman Trailer Resort at Apache Junction, Arizona, and was visiting his niece in Folsom when the death occurred. He is buried at Boissevain and Morton Cemetery.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Earl Henderson about agriculture and some of his mechanical, lapidary and plastic work. The interviewer is Phyllis Hallett.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and Henderson's obituary. Description by Christy Henry. An article on the Hendersons' lapidary hobby appeared in the September 14, 1976 issue of The Brandon Sun.
Language Note
English
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Agnes McQuarrie interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
July 6, 1982
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH011.McQ
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
July 6, 1982
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:45:00]
History / Biographical
Agnes McQuarrie (nee Scott) was born on November 17,1889 at Maple Hill Farm at Oak Lake, MB. She grew up on the farm, receiving her early education at Sandhurt School, later attending Portage Collegiate for one year of Arts, before attending Portage Normal School (1908-1911). Agnes taught at Pleasant Plain School, Routledge and at Oakwood School. In 1917, she married John B. "Jack" McQuarrie. After their marriage, Agnes stayed home and took care of the couple's six children: Neil, Murray, Danny, Gwen, Margaret and Jean. Agnes McQuarrie did on May 30, 1990 in Virden, MB and she is buried at Oak Lake Cemetery.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Agnes McQuarrie about her life as a pioneer in the Oak Lake district of Manitoba. Interviewer is Wilma Hatch.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and McQuarrie's obituary. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
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Albert Leronowich interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
June 9, 1982
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH178.Ler
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
June 9, 1982
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [01:02:12]
History / Biographical
Albert Leronowich was born on March 18, 1894 in Poland. He immigrated to Canada in 1912 and spent time in Calgary, AB and Oak Lake, MB before settling in Brandon, MB. Albert spent some time farming, before holding a number of positions with the Canadian Pacific Railway, including rail section man, fireman, brakeman; he retired as a CPR boilermaker in 1959. Following retirement, Albert spent a few years as gardener of the Brandon City Hall grounds. He was a member of the Brandon Horticultural Society and was avidly interested in growing flowers, winning many tropies and prizes for his efforts. Albert married Stella Polnick (1903-1975) and together they had six children: Mark, Charles, Edward, Donald, Anne and Gladys. Albert Leronowich died on March 20, 1988 in Brandon, MB.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Albert Leronowich about his life, gardening and horticulture. The interviewer is Hazel Rose.
Notes
History/bio information from the records, Leronowich's obituary. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
Conservation
Preservation copy made 2021 (R. Hess)
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Alex Black interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
February 3, 1983
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH148.Bla
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
February 3, 1983
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:15:00]
History / Biographical
Alexander Hector Black was born on August 31, 1901 in Oak River, MB. Alex lived in the Oak River area his entire life, farming until he retired in 1976. He married Blanche Edith Paddock (1905-1985) on October 14, 1936 and together they had four children: Frank, Margaret, Melvin and Eileen. The couple moved into Oak River in 1976, and Alex remained in the home until 1997. Alex was active in the community as a member of the church board, teasurere of the church, Sunday School Superintendent, a mbemer of the school board and the pool elevator board, as well as a director of the Agricultural Society (1925-198?). Alex Black died on April 1, 1999 in Hamiota, MB. He is buried at Oak River Cemetery.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Alex Black about his life from crofter to a modern farmer. Interviewer is Stan Henry.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and Black's obituary. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
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Alex McPhail interview

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions14454
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
February 13, 1982
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH206.McP
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
February 13, 1982
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [01:01:19]
History / Biographical
Peter Alexander (P.A.) McPhail was born on July 11, 1897 in the RM of Elton. Raised on the family farm in Forrest, MB, he was the eldest son of Archie and Mary McPhail who came to Manitoba from Ontario. Alex took over the farm in 1915, and farmed there until 1949, when he and his family moved to Brandon. During the First World War, Alex as a lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He married Effie Irene Weir (1900-1999) in 1933 and together they raised four children: Ronald, Malcolm, Archie and Donna. Effie and Alex were both active members of their community. Alex was especially involved in the agricultural community and won many prizes over the years for his livestock. From 1954-1965, Alex was the General Manager for the Provincial Exhibition Association of Manitoba and the Manitoba Winter Fair. He also served one term as the president of the Canadian Association of Exhibitions. Additionally, Alex was on the Brandon General Hospital board, the Brandon College board, and was a member of the Kiwanis and Shriners clubs. He was also involved in local sports. Both Alex and Effie McPhail were active members of the United Church. Alex McPhail died on June 28, 1989 in Brandon, MB.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview Alex McPhail about his family history, agriculture, the Provincial Exhibition Association of Manitoba and the Manitoba Winter Fair. Interviewer is Frank Anderson.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and the description for the Effie and Alex McPhail collection at the Daly House Museum. Transcript by Alana Donohoe (2017). Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
Conservation
Preservation copy made 2021 (R. Hess)
Documents

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Alice May interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
October 20, 1981
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH166.May
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
October 20, 1981
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:10:00]
History / Biographical
Alice May (nee Heal) was born August 13, 1910 in Strathclair, MB to Charles and Kristina Heal. Alice worked as a secretary and bookkeeper and then as a homemaker. She married Frank May (1901-1985) on November 16, 1932 and together they had two children: Frances and Arthur. The family moved to Strathclair in 1946. Alice May died on August 10, 2006 in Shoal Lake, MB and she is buried at Strathclair Muncipal Cemetery.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Alice May about the family history of the Heals. Interviewer is William R. Patterson.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and May's obituary. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
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Allan W. Brigden interview

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions14518
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
November 13, 1982
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH088.Bri
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
November 13, 1982
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:30:00]
History / Biographical
Allan Wesley Brigden was born October 31, 1900 on the family farm, SW1/4 25-4-25, in the Purple Hill district of Manitoba near Napinka, RM of Brenda. He attended Tremblay School. A farmer, Allan married Kathleen Newcomb (1898-1975) on July 7, 1926. Together they had three children: Shirley, William and Irene. Allan Brigden died on December 16, 1989 in Deloraine, MB and is buried at the Napinka Cemetery.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Allan Brigden about the Purple Hill district in the Rural Municipality of Brenda. Interviewer is Mayme Warren.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and Brigden's obituary. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
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Allen John Whetter interview

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions14519
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
January 23, 1983
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH285.Whe
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
January 23, 1983
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:30:00]
History / Biographical
Allen John "Jack" Whetter was born September 6, 1908 in Dand, MB, in the Hartney district. Aside from one year in Ontario, Jack spent his entire life in the Chain Lakes area. He attended Chain Lakes and Dand schools, and the Chain Lakes Friends Church, which was later moved to Dand and beccame Dand United Church. A farmer, he maried Donalda Louise Gee (1919-2014) in 1940, and together they had four children: Gerald, Darlene, Rodney and Nancy. Jack and Donalda were members of the Elgin Square Dance Club and curled at Hathaway. In later years they enjoyed travelling. Jack was involved in leadership roles in Dand and Hartney, serving asa board member for Dand School, Hartney Credit Union and Manitoba Pool. A dedicated member of his church, he taught Sunday School and sang in the choir. Jack Whetter died on February 2, 2002 in Hartney, MB and is buried at Chain Lakes Cemetery, Deloraine.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Jack Whetter about his family history, Dand and district, as well as the Quaker Church. Interviewer is Mary Thomas.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and Whetter's obituary. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
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Alvie Spafford interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
December 3, 1981
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH064.Spa
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
December 3, 1981
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:52:40]
History / Biographical
Alva Redell "Alvie" Spafford was born on March 15, 1891 at Enterprise, MB. He attended school at Victoria Lake and Henderson schools. Alvie left Enterprise in 1902, and moved to Bannerman, MB, where he farmed until 1936. He later moved to Boissevain, where he worked as a Rawleigh salesman, and then in 1942, he moved to Brandon and was wmployed as a conductor for the Canadian National Railway (CNR) until his retirement. Alvie married Frances Ethel Harrison (1895-1979) and they had three children: Carl, Edna and Raymond. Alvie Spafford died on August 25, 1985 in Brandon, MB and is buried in the Killarney and District Cemetery.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Alvie Spafford about his life, and early days in Manitoba. The interviewer is Effie McPhail.
Notes
History/bio information from the records, Spafford's obituary. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
Conservation
Preservation copy made 2021 (R. Hess)
Related Material
Fred McGuinness collection (1-2015)
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Andrew Mutter interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
November 9, 1982
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH161.Mut
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
November 9, 1982
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:39:44]
History / Biographical
Andrew Frederick Mutter was born on January 7, 1913 in Brandon, MB. He was educated in Brandon, including at Brandon College. From 1942-1945, he served with the RCAF overseas. Andrew returned to Brandon after the war, where he was involved with the operation of Mutter Brothers Store until his retirement in 1981. He never married. Andrew Mutter died on July 3, 1984 in Brandon, MB.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Andrew Mutter about the history of Mutter Brothers store. The interviewer is Hazel Rose.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and Mutter's obituary. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
Conservation
Preservation copy made 2021 (R. Hess)
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Andy Graham interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
April 22, 1983
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH082.Gra
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
April 22, 1983
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:60:00]
History / Biographical
William Andrew "Andy" Graham was born on July 29, 1916 in the RM of North Cypress on section 14-10-15. He married Irene Ruth Caughill (1918-1979) on April 17, 1937, and together they had three children: Gwen, Betty and Joan. Andy and Ruth lived first in Carberry and then on NE 23-10-15W; Andy farmed, first in partnership with his father, and then later on his own when his father's health failed. After Ruth died, Andy married Florence (Reynolds) Elmhirst (1911-2000) in 1981. Andy Graham died in 1993.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Andy Graham about farm facts in the Linwood district. Interviewer is Charles Turner.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and the Carberry-North Cypress local history "People of the big plains." Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
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Ann Barter and Gladys Moore interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
February 9, 1982
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH019.Bar
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
February 9, 1982
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:50:00]
History / Biographical
Alice Ann Barter was born on June 27, 1908 in Brandon, MB, the eldest child of Herbert and Bertha Barter. She worked at A.E. McKenzie Seeds Co. in various departments doing secretarial work. She never married. Ann Barter died on December 18, 1993 in Brandon, MB. Gladys Irene Moore (nee Barter) was born on February 20, 1910 in Brandon, MB, the youngest child of Herbert and Bertha Barter. She worked with J.A. Kidd Ltd. for six years and the Brandon Mental Health Centre (BMHC) for fifteen. She married Shirley Bethel Moore (?-1986) in ? and together they had two children: James and Nancy. Gladys Moore died on September 19, 2008 in Ottawa, ON and is buried at Rosewood Memorial Gardens.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Ann Barter and Gladys Moore about H.J. Barter butcher shop in Brandon, MB, 1910-1952. Interviewer is Lloyd Henderson.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and Moore's obituary. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
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Ann Barter, Daisy Patmore and Muriel Patmore interview

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions14521
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
April 27, 1982
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH030.Bar
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
April 27, 1982
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:60:00]
History / Biographical
Alice Ann Barter was born on June 27, 1908 in Brandon, MB. She worked at A.E. McKenzie Seeds Co. in various departments doing secretarial work. She never married. Ann Barter died on December 18, 1993 in Brandon, MB. Mary Anne Alice "Daisy" Patmore was born on March 30, 1903 in Brandon, MB. She was the eldest of five children born to Henry Lewis Patrmore and Alice Maud Mary Ball. Patmore purchased a tree nursery in Brandon in 1888, and was a leading exponent of shelterbelts and tree planting, as well as a leading figure in beautifying the city of Brandon. Daisy attended Brandon Collegiate Institute and the Brandon Normal School. She taught for one year and then joined the family business, Patmore Nurserview Ltd. and Patmore's Florists; Daisy owned and operated the floral part of the business and was a floral designer from 1934 until she retired in 1973. During these years, she was very active in the International School of Loral Design; she also spoke and gave demonstrations about floral arrangements for many clubs and associations. Daisy was a member of the Quota Club, the Natual History Society of Brandon and the Brandon Horitcultural Association, as well as a member of St. George's Anglican Church and the Anglican Church Women's Group. For many years she was the alternate organist for the Church and played at services at the Brandon Mental Health Centre and Fairview Personal Care Home. Daisy never married. Daisy Patmore died on August 21, 1999 in Brandon, MB. Muriel May Patmore was born on May 1, 1905 in Brandon, MB. She attended Brandon Collegiate Institute (BCI), and after graduation, traind as a teacher, teaching in various communities in Manitoba, including Rankin, Bloomsbury, Killarney and Elgin schools. Later, Muriel was employed by Brandon Creamery, the Fairboard office and managed the seed department for Patmore Nurseries. Actively invloved in community organizations, Muriel was Vice-President of the Brandon Arts Club, a member of the Horticultural and Natural History Societies, an avid supporter of the Brandon School of Music, and a member of the Westman Philharmonic Choir. She also provided music scholarhips for the Brandon College/Brandon University School of Music. Muriel was a long time member of St. George's Anglican Church, where she sang in the choir. She had a great interest in the history of Brandon and the Assiniboine Valley, environmental issues and world events. She never married. Muriel Patmore died on September 20, 1999 in Brandon, MB.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Ann Barter, Daisy Patmore and Muriel Patmore about growing up in St. George's Anglican Church in Brandon, MB. Interviewer is Isabelle Heeney.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and the obituaries for Daisy and Muriel Patmore Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
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Annie McLean interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
June 12, 1982
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH306.MacL
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
June 12, 1982
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:20:00]
History / Biographical
Annie McLean (nee Hubbard) was born on January 4, 1895 in Dunville, ON. She came to the Virden, MB district with her family in 1896. Annie attended school in Virden andthen worked as a telephone operator. In 1913, she married Frederick Middleton McLean (1885-1962) and the couple farmed in the Hargrave district until retiring to Elkhorn in 1957. Together they raised five boys: Lem, Ray, Bud, Dale and Glen. Annie was a member of Hargrave United Church and of Unit S of St. Paul's UCW. Her later years were spent in Virden. Annie McLean died on September 24, 1984 in Virden, MB. She is buried at Rosewood Memorial Gardens.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Annie McLean about her life story. Interviewer is Rosalyn Sutley.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and McLean's obituary. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
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Anthony Simbalist interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
May 11, 1983
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH062.Sim
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
May 11, 1983
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:25:00]
History / Biographical
Anthony Simbalist was born on November 25, 1912 in Czahor, West Ukraine. He immigrated to Canada with his family in June 1921, and they settled in Brandon, MB. Fr. Anthony attended Brandon schools and graduated from the Brandon Normal School. He taught school in the Glen Elmo district in Manitoba for three years, but felt his real vocation lay in the priesthood. He entered St. Augustine's Seminary in Toronto and was ordained on June 15, 1941 in St. Vladimir and Olga Cathedral in Winnipeg. His first parish was Cudworth, SK (1941-1943), after which he served as Bishops Secretary in Winnipeg for four years. Following that, Fr. Anthony served parishes in Fort William, Prince Albert, Hamilton, where he built a church and school complex, Kenora, Montreal and Thunder Bay. He also served as an Army Chaplain Captain in the reserve forces in Hamilton. On May 15, 1969, he was elevated in rank as Archpriest (Monsignor). Fr. Anthony retired in 1981, and returned to Brandon. The Very Reverend Archpriest Anthony Simbalist died on December 10, 1988 in Brandon, MB.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Anthony Simbalist about his life story. Interviewer is Marjorie Lange.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and Simbalist's obituary. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
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Arlie Hogg interview

http://archives.brandonu.ca/en/permalink/descriptions14464
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
September 15, 1981
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH018.Hog
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
September 15, 1981
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:31:09]
History / Biographical
Arlie Emma Hogg (nee Harrison) was born August 25, 1895 on section 36-9-24, near Oak Lake, MB. She was educated at, and lived all but the last six months of her life in, Oak Lake. She married Russell Ivan Hogg (1895-1961) on January 7, 1919, a longtime editor of the Oak Lake newspaper. Together they had three daughters: Eileen, Lila and Rubie. A homemaker, Arlie was also actively involved with her husband in publishing the paper. She was also a painter, who received awards and recognition for her works, which included landscapes, flowers, plant and animal life. She was a lifetime member of St. Alban's Anglican Church, active in the ACW and a charter member of the Easter Star. Arlie Hogg died on May 2, 1986 in Virden, MB and is buried in Oak Lake Cemetery.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Arlie Hogg about her life, including her painting, and pioneer days and activities. The interviewer is Wilma Hatch.
Notes
History/bio information from the records, Hogg's obituary. Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
Conservation
Preservation copy made 2021 (R. Hess)
Related Material
Fred McGuinness collection (1-2015)
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Arthur Galbraith interview

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Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
March 20, 1982
Accession Number
35-1998
Part Of
Westman Oral History collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
OH274.Gal
Accession Number
35-1998
GMD
sound recordings
Date Range
March 20, 1982
Physical Description
1 audio cassette [00:40:00]
History / Biographical
Arthur Galbraith was born on May 20, 1894 in Hartney, MB. He attended school in Hartney and then Agricultural College in Winnipeg from 1915-1917. Arthur began faming with his father in 1910, and officiall took over the farm in 1923. He continued to farm until 1958. Although not a registered veterinarian, Art learned about vet work from Dr. Rud in Hartney, and his services were wideley used in the district. Arthur married Verna Mabel Glover (1900-1973) on April 9, 1924. Together they raised four children: Robert, Marjorie, Anna and Lorna. On January 20, 1979, Arthur arried Mrs. Lavinia Russell. Arthur served as Reeve of Cameron Municipality from 1946-1975., and was also a member of the Orange Lodge, the Masonic Lodge, the Eastern Star and the United Church. Arthur Galbraith died on March 4, 1993 and is buried at Riverside Cemetery.
Custodial History
As part of the Westman Oral History Collection, this collection was accessioned by the McKee Archives in 1998. The original tapes from the Westman Oral History project were deposited in the Brandon Public Library. Copies of these originals were made by Margaret Pollex of the Brandon University Language Lab at the request of Eileen McFadden, University Archivist in the early 1990s. These copies compose the collection held in the McKee Archives.
Scope and Content
Item is an audiocassette tape containing an interview with Arthur Galbraith about his early days in Hartney and district, as well as his experience in veterinary work. Interviewer is Mary Thomas.
Notes
History/bio information from the records and the Hartney local history books "A Century of Living" and "Community with Spirit, 1982-2002." Description by Christy Henry.
Language Note
English
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