Petawawa Public Library Digital Collections
Interviews with Petawawa Locals


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Interview - Mr. Elmer Maves 
AudioText  June 26, 1984  This audio is from a recorded interview with Mr. Elmer Maves of Pembroke, Ontario. He discusses his early days in a lumber camp, stories of other local personages, and bear hunting. This audio will be best listened to using head phones to help minimize background noise. This audio has been edited...
Interview - Mr. Gordon Gunter 
Audio  August 9, 1982  This audio is from a recorded interview with Mr. Gordon Gunter of Petawawa, Ontario. Discussions of military life as well as transportation and roads of early settlements dominate the interview. Use the following guide to search out certain topics in the interview. 00:00 Introduction 00:14 Schools...
Interview - Mrs. Callie Logan (nee Black) 
AudioText  July 26, 1982  This audio is from a recorded interview with Mrs. Callie Logan (nee Black) of Shady Nook, Ontario. She discusses her time as a teacher in Petawawa, including information about the classes, some local people, salaries, and about the military camp. There are unexplained gaps in the narrative,...
Interview - Jeanne Cringan and Miss Sparling 
Audio  August 8, 1982  This audio is from a recorded interview with Miss Sparling and Jeanne Cringan of Pembroke, Ontario. Discussions of the cottages and local families on the Petawawa Point in the Petawawa area dominates most of the interview. Use the following guide to search out certain topics in the...
Interview - Mrs. Ida Welk 
Audio  August 10, 1982  This audio is from a recorded interview with Mrs. Ida Welk of Petawawa, Ontario. The interview covers a range of topics, but largely focusing on the family life of Mrs. Ida Welk. The interview ends abruptly. Caution: This interview contains discussion of the death of children that some...
Interview - Mr. Herman Webber 
Audio  August 9, 1982  This audio is from a recorded interview with Mr. Herman Webber of Petawawa, Ontario. The interview takes place at the Miramichi Lodge, a long-term care facility in Pembroke, ON. The interview covers a range of topics including the lumber industry and farming in Petawawa Village and notably road...
Interview - Mrs. Clara Teshner 
Audio  August 2, 1982  This audio is from a recorded interview with Mrs. Clara Teshner of Petawawa, Ontario. Discussions of the cottages and local families on the Petawawa Point as well as discussions of working and living in times of depression. The interviewer shows some pictures to the interviewees. At the end of...
Interview - Mr. B.G. Watt 
AudioText  May 23, 1984  This audio is from a recorded interview with Mr. B.G. Watt of Petawawa, Ontario. Discussions of the lumber industry in the Petawawa area dominates most of the interview.
Interview - Mr. Jack Clouthier 
AudioText  May 24, 1984  This audio is from a recorded interview with Mr. Jack Clouthier of Petawawa, Ontario. Discussions of the lumber industry in the Petawawa area dominates most of the interview. This interview has not been transcribed. A summary of the interview can be downloaded on the right hand navigation bar of...
Pre-Interview - Mr. Billy Graham 
Text  July 20, 1982  This document explains the circumstances of a conversation, pre-interview, with Mr. Billy Graham of Petawawa, Ontario. There are few details, as Mr. Graham declined further interview.
Interview with Mr. Edgar Schultze 
Text  June 28, 1984  This document describes an interview with Mr. Edgar Schultze of Petawawa who worked for the Zadow Brothers of Pembroke, a lumber company cutting wood for the Gordon Lumber Company. Mr Schultze describes how the lumber was cut, stacked, and hauled; he also worked as a cook and describes the daily...
Interview - Mr. Adolph Gust 
AudioText  August 11, 1982  This audio is from a recorded interview with Mr. Adolph Gust of Petawawa, Ontario. He discusses lumbering in the Petawawa area, with references to four lumbering companies and his family's history with the area. The recording begins with no introduction. Find below a general guide to topics and...
Interview - Mrs. Augusta Radtke 
Audio  August 10, 1982  This audio is from two recorded interviews with Mrs. Augusta Radtke of Petawawa, Ontario. The first recording comes from a pre-interview session, it is brief and discusses topics such as laundry and family life. Running time for Pre-Interview is 00:06:55. The second, more in depth recording...
Interview - Mrs. G.E. "Minnie" Robertson 
AudioText  Juky 15, 1984  This audio is from a recorded interview with Mrs. G.E. "Minnie" Robertson, born in Cobden, Ontario. She discusses summer family vacations at a cottage at Petawawa Point. She also discusses military camp, lumber industry and general recreation and life in the area. Find below a general guide to...
Interview - Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Clouthier 
AudioTextComments:  August 2, 1982  This audio is from a recorded interview with Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Clouthier of Petawawa, Ontario. The lumber industry in the Stonecliffe area dominates most of the interview. Find below a general guide to topics and the time on the recording to find them. 00:02:00 Equipment used 00:04:00 Changes in...
Interview with Mr. Henry Mohns 
Text  July 21, 1982  This document describes an interview with Mr. Henry Mohns of Petawawa who worked for the Munro Lumber Company. Mr. Mohns also describes other jobs- including, cook, blacksmith and welding which he worked at in his life. Spelling and typographical errors were corrected.
Interview - Mr. Ewald Stresman 
AudioText  May 9, 1984  This audio is from a recorded interview with Mr. Ewald Stresman of Petawawa, Ontario. The interview mainly focuses on the period between August 26, 1924 and June 18, 1925 - the year of Mr. Stresman's first log drive, working for Amos Brothers of Pembroke, ON. Use the following guide to search...
Interview - Mr. Harvey Fraser 
AudioText  July 22, 1982  This audio is from a recorded interview with Mr. Harvey Fraser of Petawawa, Ontario. The interview covers a range of topics including the immigration of his ancestors from Europe to Canada, involvement in the War of 1812 (briefly), and their final settlement on Allumette Island and then...
Interview - Mrs. Mabel Hunter 
Audio  July 21, 1982  This audio is from a recorded interview with Mrs. Mabel Hunter of Petawawa, Ontario. The interview covers a range of topics including the military life at Camp Petawawa and Mrs. Hunter's work as a telephone operator. Mrs. Hunter was born in 1900, moved from England to Alice Township in 1919 and...
Interview - Wilhelmine Schwanz 
Text  1982  This document outlines a brief interview with Wilhelmine Schwanz in which she discusses her family history in Petawawa, ON.
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Interviews with Petawawa Locals


Series of interviews conducted between 1982 and 1984 originally recorded on audio cassette. Interviewees are various people local to Petawawa or the surrounding area. Interviews were originally collected as a part of the Len Hopkins Collection.