Don Cunningham talks about the Old Days of Salt Spring Island, especially the Japanese Greenhouse down on Sharp Road. When the Japanese were interred, these greenhouses slowly degraded. These greenhouse produced incredible food, much exported off Salt Spring before 1942. His mother was Margaret Purdy, who played piano for the silent movies at Central. His […]
Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/151845811 Evelyn Lee, was part of the Bennett family, who were pioneers on Salt Spring and lived up Duke’s Road. Brother Johnny Bennett was the most outspoken family member, but Evelyn, although quieter, had a great window on the past. In her later years she sold her land to the proprietors of the Garry […]
3 July 2018 Taken at his house on Beaver Point Road. A South-end mechanic who specializes in restoring old cars.
49 – 1 November 1999 At his home on Duke’s Road. Tom Grundy was a cowboy from Alberta who loved horses.
Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/274587796 Rose Murakami, delivers a speech by her sister, Keiko Mary Murakami Kitagawa, who was ill that day and could not attend. The subject: 1942 Internment of Japanese Canadians, specifically, what happened on Salt Spring Island, BC. This event happened at the Salt Spring Library on February 7th 2017; the opening day of the […]
Part 1 – 11 January 2000 012 Part 2 – 13 January 1999 064
015.1 – 20 November 1997
017 – 15 November 1997 Edith Yardley lived at the corner of Morningside and Orchard Road in Fulford Harbour. She was a member of a group of older south-end women known as the ‘Fulford Mafia’.
022.1 – 29 December 1998 Laura Roland grew up on Mayne Island where as a young girl she fished from a rowboat in Active Pass. She married into the Roland family, a noted Kanaka family on Saltspring. She lived on Roland Road where this video was shot.