Wes James describes his journey from Saskatchewan to Mission, and how his life developed in the Fraser Valley. He recalls his experiences in school, his marriage, and activities such as fishing, hunting and training hunting dogs. He recounts the building of well-known Mission institutions such as the post office, the hospital, and Westminster Abbey. He remembers wartime events such as the displacement and internment if the Japanese community of the Fraser Valley, and the 1948 flood.
|Date:||July 9, 2002|
|Scope:||1 audio tape; transcription|
|Summary:||Interviewee describes his arrival from Saskatchewan to Mission, marriage, school days, hunting, fishing, training hunting dogs, building the post office, building the hospital, building Westminster Abbey, the 1948 flood, displacement of the Japanese population.|