Life in the Fraser Valley. Topics include: family life, Legion Auxiliary, pre- and post-war life, Elmer’s Cannery, Bea Radmar, Eaton’s, The Eagles Boxing Club, Kinnette and the Kinsmen Club, mothers of the auxiliary for the Air Cadets, hospital auxiliary, Beghera with the Cubs and Scouts, Women’s Institute for Ridgedale, discussion of a typical day, sawdust burner, baking, children’s typical day, Bowry’s Bakery, Overwaitea, the murder of a girl in 1951, Mission Music Festival, the local fair, The Mission Museum and the Historical Society, Field’s store

Title: Mission History
Box: F
File: 1
Topic: 20th Century Mission: Memories of Early Mission
Interviewer: Rhonda Colwell
Interviee(s): Rhona Jacobsen
Date: August 8, 2000
Scope: 2 audio tapes; transcription
Length: N/A
Summary: Interviewee talks about her life living in the Fraser Valley. Topics include: her family life, Legion Auxiliary, pre- and post-war life, Elmer’s Cannery, Bea Radmar, Eaton’s, The Eagles Boxing Club, Kinnette and the Kinsmen Club, mothers of the auxiliary for the Air Cadets, hospital auxiliary, Beghera with the Cubs and Scouts, Women’s Institute for Ridgedale, discussion of a typical day, sawdust burner, baking, children’s typical day, Bowry’s Bakery, Overwaitea, the murder of a girl in 1951, Mission Music Festival, the local fair, The Mission Museum and the Historical Society, Field’s store