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1956 Hungarian Memorial Oral History Project

1956 Hungarian Memorial Oral History Project

The 1956 Hungarian Memorial Oral History Project celebrates the refugees of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 by digitizing 400 hours of oral testimonies collected by second and third generation Hungarian-Canadians. The interviewees tell their personal stories of their involvement in the...
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BC Labour Heritage Centre Oral History Collection

This collection is comprised of video interviews conducted by volunteers of the BC Labour Heritage Centre Oral History Project. The collection includes full-length interviews with notable activists in British Columbia’s labour movement on topics ranging from experiences at work, picket...
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Chaucer Readings

Chaucer Readings

Readings of selected works of English poet Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343-1400), including Troilus and Cressida, General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales, and Sir Gawayn and the Grene Knight, as well as the old English poem The Wanderer - The Battle of Maldon....
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Indo-Canadian Oral History Collection

Indo-Canadian Oral History Collection

A selection of interviews conducted with early Indian immigrants to Canada, almost all of them British Columbians, in 53 audio files.

In the mid to late 1980s, two groups of researchers conducted detailed interviews with early Indo-Canadian settlers in Canada, almost all of them...
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Italian Canadian Women Oral History Collection

Italian Canadian Women Oral History Collection

Interviews collected in the 1970s and 1980s documenting the experiences of Italian women who immigrated to Canada throughout the first three quarters of the twentieth century. Between 1950 and 1975, over 100,000 Italian women came to Canada as sojourners and settlers. This collection,...
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Japanese Canadian Oral History Collection

Japanese Canadian Oral History Collection

The collection is comprised of interviews conducted by the National Nikkei Museum & Heritage Centre with Japanese Canadians on topics ranging from early immigration; their participation in pre-World War II industries including fishing, farming, and the lumber industries; and their...
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QMUNITY's Stories of Older Queers

QMUNITY's Stories of Older Queers

The interviews in this collection were donated by QMUNITY, British Columbia's largest LGBTQ community centre, located in Vancouver. They were conducted as part of a project called Stories of Older Queers: Videography and Archives of Queer Elder Experiences.

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Robin Blaser Readings

Robin Blaser Readings

Selected audio recordings of readings of the works of Robin Blaser, poet and SFU professor. The collection also includes special lectures given by Robin Blaser. These recordings come from the SFU Library's Special Collections' Contemporary Literature Collection.

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Scottish Oral History Collection

Scottish Oral History Collection

"Scottish Voices from the West" oral histories is a collection of 52 oral histories of Scottish immigrants to British Columbia that were recorded in 2003 and 2004 by SFU's Centre for Scottish Studies.

Contributed by Centre for Scottish Studies...
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SFU Library Readings and Talks

SFU Library Readings and Talks

Audio and video from readings and lectures sponsored by or held at SFU Library.

Contributed by Simon Fraser University Library.


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