Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

Collection OH - Oral History Collection

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Identity area

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CA BWGPL OH

Title

Oral History Collection

Date(s)

  • 1972-2016 (Creation)

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Collection

Extent and medium

Audio interviews with residents of Bradford West Gwillimbury and/or Simcoe County

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Scope and content

Digitized versions of old audio tapes, which include various interviews conducted with residents of Bradford West Gwillimbury. They are comprised of various interesting stories on everyday life in Bradford and surrounding areas over the past century.

Accompanying these recordings are written transcripts outlining each conversation in detail. Due to the age of the tapes, the sound quality of some may be a bit poor. These transcripts are provided to facilitate listening and complement the audio recording. All of these transcripts have been compiled into a book, which we have catalogued for anyone interested in reading them in a collected format.

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Conditions governing access

We are in the process of uploading these tapes to the database, though you can find the entire collection in the Bill & Erica Marks Archive room on the 2nd floor of the Library. Please call or email (905-775-3328, archives@bradford.library.on.ca) ahead of time if you would like to come in for a listen on the original recordings.

Conditions governing reproduction

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  • English

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Due to the age of the tapes, the sound quality of some may be a bit poor.
MP3 format

Finding aids

Bill & Erica Marks Archive Room, 2nd Floor of BWG Public Library

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