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Collection C0175 - Bar U Ranch Oral History Project collection

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Bar U Ranch Oral History Project collection


  • Copied 2003 (originally created 1992-1993) (Creation)

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35 audio cassettes

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David Finch of Calgary, Alberta was contracted by Parks Canada and the Museum of the Highwood in High River, Alberta to interview local people knowledgeable about the Bar U Ranch, a national historic site at Pekisko, Alberta.

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The collection consists of oral history interviews with the following people: Lee Alwood, Stu Alwood and Jeanette Rosseau; Alf Baines; Allen Baker; Gordon Davis; Tom Feist; Ray Fetterly; Jim and Mary Hughes; Lillian Knupp; George Lawrence; Jim Lawrence; Johnny Lefthand Sr.; Mark Lefthand; Evelyn Leitch; Bud Long; Hugh McLaughlin; Roy and Lenore McLean; Melvin Nelson; Jack Peach; Tom and Marie Peake; George Read; Bert Sheppard; Lloyd Wambeke; Bedford Warren; Mary and Earl Wildman; Chuck Williams; Stan Wilson.

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The material is in English.

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The originals are held by the Museum of the Highwood.

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