Petawawa Public Library Digital Collections
Interview - Mr. Harvey Fraser
Description
Listen to the Mr. Harvey Fraser Interview Here
Creators
Harvey Fraser, Interviewee
Donna Bowes
, Interviewer
Brenda Lee-Whiting
, Transcriber
Media Type
Audio
Text
Item Type
Audiocassettes
Description
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 Pembroke.
Notes
Use the following guide to search out certain topics in the interview .
00:00 Introduction
00:13 Reasons for immigration
01:00 Conditions on boats travelling overseas
02:14 War of 1812
03:50 Moving to Alumette Island
04:40 General living condition, food, cooking, etc.
06:45 Weather
07:00 Animal skinning, making clothing
07:36 Cellars and root houses
08:00 Education
10:20 George McConnell, carpenter (Mr. Fraser's uncle)
11:00 General conditions at homestead on Alumette Island, including local plants grown, drying of fruits and meats.
This audio has been edited to remove long pauses and silences to decrease playing time.
Date of Original
July 22, 1982
Date Of Event
1812-1982
Playing Time
00:15:15
Subject(s)
Local identifier
PPL_IV_Fraser
Collection
Len Hopkins Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.8941466241802 Longitude: -77.2653070788574
Recommended Citation
Interview - Mr. Harvery Fraser. [Audio] 1982. Petawawa Public Library Digital Collection. Insert URL Accessed: Insert date.
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Interview - Mr. Harvey Fraser


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 Pembroke.