Interview - Mr. Harvey Fraser
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- Harvey Fraser, Interviewee
- Donna Bowes, Interviewer
- Brenda Lee-Whiting, Transcriber
- Media Type
- Item Type
- 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.
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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.
07:00 Animal skinning, making clothing
07:36 Cellars and root houses
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
- Playing Time
- Local identifier
- Len Hopkins Collection
- Language of Item
- Geographic Coverage
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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