A number of Mission’s female residents discuss how electricity made a difference in their domestic lives. The women remember what it was like to grow up in a homewithout electricity and later to run a household without the benefit of electricity. They also talk about the local electric company, Sandwell Electricity, and the widespread availability of hydro power in the 1960’s.
|Title:||Mission History – Domestic Life|
|Interviee(s):||Elsie Jack, Betty Haverson and various participants|
|Date:||October 23 and October 25, 2000|
|Scope:||2 audio tapes|
|Summary:||Interviewees discuss how electricity made a difference in everyday lives in the household before 1960’s in the Fraser Valley. The topic focuses on women’s lives as well as their childhood.|