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
    fltLatitude: 45.8941466241802
    Latitude: 45.8941466241802 Longitude: -77.2653070788574
Creative Commons licence:
by-nc-nd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date:
1982
Copyright Holder:
Petawawa Public Library
Copyright Holder Contact Information:
Petawawa Public Library
16 Civic Centre Rd.
Petawawa, Ontario
K8H 3H5
Tel: 613 687-2227
info@petawawapubliclibrary.ca
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.