Petawawa Public Library Digital Collections
Interview - Mrs. Mabel Hunter
Description
Listen to the Mrs. Mabel Hunter Interview Here
Creator
Mabel Hunter, Interviewee
Media Type
Audio
Item Type
Audiocassettes
Description
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 then to Petawawa in 1920.
Notes
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00:00 Introduction
00:17 Moving to Alice/Petawawa Townships
00:30 Working as telephone operator
01:10 Relocation and meeting husband
02:06 Working at military base
02:40 Transportation to Pembroke by train
03:10 General living conditions
05:08 Military camp
05:50 Roads and transportation
06:00 Living at the military camp
07:07 Electricity 1939
08:50 Working as telephone operator
11:20 General living conditions
15:00 Hotels and recreation
16:01 Abrupt end of interview.
This audio has been edited to remove long pauses and silences to decrease playing time.
Date of Original
July 21, 1982
Date Of Event
1900-1982
Playing Time
00:16:01
Subject(s)
Local identifier
PPL_IV_Hunter
Collection
Len Hopkins Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.8941466241802 Longitude: -77.2653070788574
Recommended Citation
Interview - Mrs. Mabel Hunter. [Audio] 1982. Petawawa Public Library Digital Collection. Insert URL Accessed: Insert date.
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Interview - Mrs. Mabel Hunter


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 then to Petawawa in 1920.