Memoirs of Nanaimo (Kneen)
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Audio recording of 1967 interview with long-time Nanaimo resident Joseph Kneen. Mr. Kneen gives details about his early years in England, his arrival in Nanaimo in 1907 as a young man, and his job at the Western Fuel Company. As a resident for 60 years, Mr. Kneen provides observations about Nanaimo over a long period of time; topics include: coal mining, water supply, buildings and geography of the developing city, and the Western Fuel Company's donation of Bowen Park to the City of Nanaimo.