Item 2008.3.1.212.3 - "A Child’s Christmas in Saskatchewan"

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"A Child’s Christmas in Saskatchewan"

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  • Sound recording

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2008.3.1.212.3

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  • Dec. 1980 (Creation)

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1 audiocassette (11 min.)

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(1923 - 1999)

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Audio recording consists of a CBC radio show produced in Regina, Saskatchewan broadcasting a recording of Bridget Moran’s story entitled “A Child’s Christmas in Saskatchewan”. The unidentified male radio announcer introduces Moran’s story noting it is based on her memories of Christmas as a child in rural Saskatchewan c.1920s with her family. The male announcer notes that Moran “now lives in Prince George.” The story “A Child’s Christmas in Saskatchewan” is read by broadcaster Lorna Jackson.

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  • Jackson reads the story. Bridget provides memories of receiving the Eaton’s and Simpson’s catalogues and Christmas gifts by postal mail
  • Moran’s Dad delivered the mail for a few extra dollars
  • Moran recalls the Christmas concert; plays; carols, and the supper dance
  • Moran recalls memories of sharing Christmas dinner with the Wright’ family who were Protestant Irish farmers

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  • English

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Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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