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For today's release, we join John McIssac on July 7th, 1982 for his interview of Arthur 'Art' Evans. A journalist for the Edmonton Journal, Evans was also married to Una McLean Evans, an alderman. This recording has been shortened due to its length. Edmonton Journal article featuring Art EvansThis interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on February 4th, 2021.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
In today's episode, we join John McIssac in his interview of John C. Barford and his wife, Pat. The couple was interviews on June 21st, 1982. This recording has been shortened due to its length.This interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on January 28th, 2021.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
This week on the podcast, tune in to John McIssac interviewing Mary McAllister on May 28th, 1982. During the interview, McAllister describes the early social development of Edmonton. This recording has been shortened due to its length.This interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on January 28th, 2021. These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
Join John McIssac and Clara Mintz on their March 9th, 1982 interview this week. Mintz describes her work as the first executive director of Edmonton Jewish Family Services as well as her early roots in social work. This recording has been shortened due to its length.This interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on January 28th, 2021.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
This week, we join John McIssac in his 1981 interview of Thomas William Broad. Born in England, Broad describes his relocation to Canada and eventual positions as the President of the Civil Service Association of Alberta and as the first President of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE).  This recording was shortened due to its length. This interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on January 14th, 2021. These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
Today, John McIssac interviews Pierre Cochard, most well known as the founder of the Chez Pierre Cabaret. This interview took place on August 28th, 1981. Cover Image: EA-207-47 Chez Pierre CabaretThis interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on January 14th, 2021.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
This week we join John McIssac on August 17th, 1981 for his interview of former Chief Commissioner Dr. Peter Frank Bargen. As both a former School Board Intendant and Chief Commissioner, Dr. Bargen describes the evolution of his career and the development of the City. This recording has been shortened due to its length.This interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on December 17th, 2020.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
This week we join John McIssac on August 14th, 1981 for his interview of former Commissioner Alfred H. Savage. This recording has been shortened due to its length.Cover Image: ET-28-264https://cityarchives.edmonton.ca/dr-howell-left-commissioner-savage-rightThis interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on January 7th, 2021.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
This week we join John McIssac on June 12th, 1981 for his interview of former Commissioner Stan Hampton. Topics include the growth of the City's infrastructure, particularly the establishment of the Edmonton Convention Center. This recording has been shortened due to its length.Cover Image: EA-805-3https://cityarchives.edmonton.ca/mrs-isabella-mossman-of-the-citys-social-service-department-is-presented-with-the-city-of-edmonton-personal-citation-certificate-by-mayor-ivor-dentThis interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on December 17th, 2020.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
Today, we join John McIssac in his May 15th, 1981 interview of Stan Williams.  A newspaper man from a very early age, Williams details his start in Vancouver's reporting scene before his eventual move to Edmonton and to the Edmonton Journal. This recording has been shortened due to its length.MS-221: Stan Williams fondshttps://cityarchives.edmonton.ca/stan-williams-fondsCover Image: EA-279-2https://cityarchives.edmonton.ca/stan-and-margaret-williamsThis interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on December 17th, 2020.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today
On today's episode, we join John McIssac for his March 5th, 1981 interview of William B. Cairn. The former Director of Personnel for the City of Edmonton, Cairn describes his early life in Belfast before his eventual relocation to Edmonton. This recording has been shortened due to its length.This interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on December 17th, 2020.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
In today's episode, we join John McIssac and Lawrence 'Buck' Olsen on their December 11th, 1980 interview. Olsen, a member of Edmonton's City Council for three terms, describes his time there and some of the large-scale projects he was involved in. This recording has been shortened due to its length.This interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on December 10th, 2020.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
In today's episode, join John McIssac and Terry Cavanagh, Edmonton's first native-born mayor, on their December 4th, 1980 interview.This interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on December 10th, 2020.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
In today's episode, we join John McIssac, Margery Allen, and Mrs. Barker in their 1980 interview. The interviewees describe their time in Edmonton and the development of the City. This recording has been shortened due to its length.This interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on December 10th, 2020.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
In today's episode, we join John McIssac and Dr. Ivor Dent in their November 5/12th, 1980 interview. Dent describes his time as Mayor of Edmonton and delves into his experience bidding on the Commonwealth Games, which were successfully held in Edmonton in 1978. This recording has been shortened due to its length.Cover Image: Edmonton Public Library via Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ivor_Dent.jpgThis interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on December 10th, 2020.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
On today's episode, we join John McIssac in his October 27th, 1980 interview of Dr. Kenneth S. Penifold. As the Director of Environmental Health Services for the City of Edmonton at the time, Penifold describes his interest in public health and how he came to that position from an interest in animal care. This interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on November 17th, 2020.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
On today's episode, we join John McIssac and Cecil 'Tiger' Goldstick for their September 25th, 1980 interview. The son of Edmonton's first rabbi, Goldstick describes his perspective of the early Jewish community in Edson and Edmonton. In addition to his experiences during WWII, Goldstick describes his career in sports, specifically his boxing career. Cover Image: EA-600-209bhttps://cityarchives.edmonton.ca/cecil-tiger-goldstick-boxerThis interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on November 17th, 2020.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
Today we conclude David Leonard's interview series of William P. Wagner. Taking place on the same day, April 27th, 1977, Wagner completes his recollection of his career and explains some of his retirement projects. This recording has been shortened due to its length.Cover Image: EA-311-2https://cityarchives.edmonton.ca/w-p-wagnerThis interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on October 23rd, 2020.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
Join Scotty Campbell and David Leonard in their May 30th, 1977 interview. Campbell, the brother of a previous interviewee, Jessie Campbell, describes his time working in botany and plant pathology. This interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on October 16th, 2020.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
Join Ernest Cook and David Leonard in their May 12th, 1977 interview on today's episode. Cook discusses his early life, especially the history and development of Taber, Alberta. This recording has been shortened due to its length.Cover Image: EA-600-570https://cityarchives.edmonton.ca/newly-elected-executive-at-the-annual-ccf-provincial-convention-l-r-t-b-harold-bronson-john-h-king-w-margolus-j-ernest-cook-mrs-nellie-peterson-and-elmer-e-roperThis interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on October 16th, 2020.These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.
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