Film, Video and Sound – 375129

  • Record Information – Brief
    Title:
    Winch, Harold - Interview
    Hierarchical level:
    Item (Accession level)
    Date:
    1970-1979
    Item number (ISN):
    375129
    Type of material:
    Sound recordings
    Found in:
    Archives / Film, Video and Sound
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  • Fonds/collection:
    STURSBERG, Peter
    Accession number:
    1980-0003
    Media:
    Sound
    Part:
    3 of 3
    Production date:
    1979-12-28
    Production company:
    Peter Stursberg (Interviewer)
    Description:
    Interview of Harold Winch, former provincial Leader of the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) in British Columbia (1941-1953) and federal CCF/New Democratic Party Member of Parliament for Vancouver East (1953-1972); by author Peter Stursberg, about: Harold Winch; his family background; his father Ernie Winch; his mother Linda Marion; their immigration to Canada circa 1910; Ernie Winch; John Oliver; British Columbia circa 1910 to the 1930s; Ernie Winch; his business and work activities; logging; cutting shingle bolts at Steelhead (B.C.) circa 1914; Harold Winch; his childhood in B.C.; Vancouver circa 1910 to the 1930s; Ernie Winch; his career as labour organizer and socialist; the Social Democratic Party circa 1911; Ernest Burns; Sam Guthrie; the history of socialism in British Columbia circa 1911-1930s; Parker Williams; Dr. Lyle Telford; trade unionism; the Loggers' Union; the International Longshoremen's Association; J.S. Woodsworth; Ernie Winch; his discussions with J.S. Woodsworth; losing hisjob as business agent with the Longshoremen's union; the family's desperate circumstances; becoming President of the Vancouver Trades and Labour Council circa 1918; Ginger Goodwin; the Boag Foundation; Vic Midgely; the Socialist Party of Canada; the Russian Revolution; Harold Winch; his relations with his father (Ernie Winch); the B.C. Legislature circa 1940-1945; Ernie Winch; his character; his relations with his family; Harold Winch; his education; his speech problem; reasons for becoming active in the socialist movement; police brutality during the Depression; horseback charges; Harold Winch and his career as an electrician 1924-1933. <3h 6mn>
    Language:
    English
    Notes:
    1. This oral history project was a joint project with National Archives of Canada and Library of Parliament.
    2. The sound recording of the interview(s) and/or transcript(s) made from the interview(s) conducted on 28 & 31 December 1979; and 4 & 8 January 1980 are available for public access after 28 & 31 December 1979; and 4 & 8 January 1980. All claims of copyright by the interviewer or interviewee are hereby waived to ensure the widest possible access for research and publication.
    3. Unpublished Crown material - copyright administered by LAC.
    4. Transcript available in the Peter Stursberg fonds.
    5. First interview in a series of four.
    6. Recorded by Peter Stursberg in Vancouver, British Columbia for the joint Library of Parliament-Public Archives of Canada oral history project.
    7. Harold Winch died on 1 February 1993.
    Detailed holdings information:
    Vault ISN:
    453756
    Format:
    SOUND
    Location number:
    C02527
    Vault code:
    GAT
    Number of items:
    1
    Kind of sound:
    R/R
    Technical Description:
    POLY
    Made from:
    FROM LOANED MATERIAL
    Status:
    MASTER
    Vault ISN:
    459348
    Format:
    SOUND
    Location number:
    C02526
    Number of items:
    1
    Kind of sound:
    R/R
    Technical Description:
    POLY
    Made from:
    FROM LOANED MATERIAL
    Status:
    MASTER
  • Conditions of access:
    Open
    GENCAT identity number:
    MSS 22018
    Restrictions on consultation:
    No Restrictions / Pas de restrictions
    Donor restrictions:
    No donor restrictions.
    Copyright status:
    Under copyright.
    Copyright owner:
    Crown copyright.
    Copyright administered by National Archives of Canada.
    Reproduction access:
    With written permission of Copyright Owner / Avec la permission écrite du détenteur des droits d'auteur

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