The collection includes digital files of sound recordings and transcripts recorded for the Coal Tyee History Project of the Coal Tyee Society. Also included are photos which supplement the recordings.


Recent Submissions

  • Model of the White Rapids Mine buildings built by Jack Work 

    Sifton, Daniel (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-09)
    Photo of a scale model based on the White Rapids Mine buildings built by Jack Work. The model was featured in a three part article in the magazine "Model Railroader" in October, November, and December 1959, and became the ...
  • Blocked mine access at Cavan Street and Victoria Road in Nanaimo, B.C. 

    Barney, Dalys (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-09)
    Photo of a blocked mine access located in the City of Nanaimo parking lot at 95 Cavan Street, which is at the corner of Cavan Street and Victoria Road. The access is supposedly to the Douglas Mine, which operated in the ...
  • 100 years of coal monument in Nanaimo, B.C. 

    Barney, Dalys (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-09)
    Photo of 100 years of coal (1849-1949) monument in downtown Nanaimo, B.C. The plaque below the monument reads: "In honour of Nanaimo coal mine workers May 2, 1987 U.M.W. of A." The monument is located at the corner of ...
  • Interview with Jim Galloway 

    Galloway, Jim (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Transcript of audio interview with Jim Galloway
  • Interview with Dave MacDonald 

    MacDonald, Dave (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Transcript of audio interview with Dave MacDonald
  • A second interview with Harry Dawes 

    Dawes, Harry (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with Harry Dawes
  • Interview with Bill Cottle 

    Cottle, Bill (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with Bill Cottle
  • Interview with Ann Bryant 

    Bryant, Ann (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with Ann Bryant
  • Interview with Wilf Broderick 

    Broderick, Wilf (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with Wilf Broderick
  • Interview with Glyn Lewis 

    Lewis, Glyn (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with Glyn Lewis
  • Interview with Mabel Williams 

    Williams, Mabel (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with Mabel Williams
  • Interview with John Belloni 

    Belloni, John (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with John Belloni
  • Interview with George Bodovinick 

    Bodovinick, George (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with George Bodovinick
  • Another talk about my early days in Nanaimo and the old Douglas Mine 

    Blackstaff, Elmer (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with Elmer Blackstaff
  • Interview with Jack Unsworth 

    Unsworth, Jack (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with Jack Unsworth
  • Interview with Waino Torkko 

    Torkko, Waino (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with Waino Torkko
  • Interview with Syd Tickle 

    Tickle, Syd (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with Syd Tickle
  • Interview with Albert Tickle 

    Tickle, Albert (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with Albert Tickle
  • Interview with Marvin Thomas 

    Thomas, Marvin (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with Marvin Thomas
  • Interview with Lewis Thatcher 

    Thatcher, Lewis (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1979)
    Audio interview with Lewis Thatcher

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