Collection A.1971.001 - JHSBC Oral History Collection

Ben Barish Tape 1, Side 1 Ben Barish Tape 1, Side 2 Ben Barish Tape 2, Side 1 Ben Barish Tape 2, Side 2 Ben Barish Tape 3, Side 1 Fannie Segall [nee Barish] Tape 1, Side 1 Fannie Segall [nee Barish] Tape 1, Side 2 Sam Lipson Sam Lipson Sam Lipson
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JHSBC Oral History Collection

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  • Sound recording

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CA JMABC A.1971.001

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  • 1968- (Creation)

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Physical description

874 oral history interviews: audio cassettes ; born-digital files

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The collection consists of sound recordings of Jewish pioneer and community figures relating to travel to and life in British Columbia and the Yukon from the Gold Rush era to the present. The memories chronicle Jewish life, community and organization development, and the transition from Jewish old world existence to that of the new world . Judaism and cultural elements, rural and urban life are explored in the interviews.

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Some tapes are not available without family consent.
Audio files are available by request to the archivist.

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Summary guide available for each tape.

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Revised April 2, 2015

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  • English

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