GEAR, DAISY (1919 - 19 )

This recording is part of the Salt Spring Island Sound Archives Project.
Mrs. Gear talks about her father, Bill Evans, and his life on the Island since 1916, first as farm manager for Mr. Bullock, then as road foreman and vet. Mrs. Gear and her husband ran a turkey farm and butchering business in the Burgoyne Valley.

 


SUBJECT LISTINGS:
I. GEAR, DAISY (nee Evans)
II. EVANS FAMILY
III. AGRICULTURE: Dairy, turkey mixed farming
IV. DAIRY FARMING
V. TURKEY FARMING
VI. BULLOCK RANCH
VII. BUSINESSES: butchering; Jam factory; SSI Creamery; Bullock Creamery; Blacksmith shop; Trading Co.
VIII. SALT SPRING ISLAND TELEPHONE OFFICE
IX. BUTCHERING BUSINESS of Mrs. Gear
X. JAM FACTORY
XI. SALT SPRING ISLAND CREAMERY
XII. BULLOCK CREAMERY
XIII. BLACKSMITH SHOP (Bill MacAfee)
XIV. SALT SPRING ISLAND TRADING CO.
XV. LOCALITY: Ganges
XVI. GANGES
XVII. JAPANESE CANADIANS
XVIII. COMMUNITY HALLS - Mahon Hall
XIX. MAHON HALL
XX. DEPRESSION 1929-39
XXI. AGRICULTURAL FAIR
XXII. CULTURE: entertainment; dances, etc.
XXIII. SCHOOLS: Ganges; Chicken House
XXIV. GANGES SCHOOL
XXV. CHICKEN HOUSE SCHOOL
XXVI. UNEMPLOYMENT AND RELIEF
XXVII. TRANSPORTATION
XXVIII. DOCTORS: Mr. Evans veterinary doctor on Island.
XXIX. VETERINARY DOCTOR: Mr. Evans
XXX. MOUAT'S PARK
XXXI. PARKS: Mouat's Park
XXXII. NAMES: Palmer family; Mr. Bullock; Capt. Best; Bill MacAfee; Mr. Lassiter; Scott Bros.; Okano; Mikado; Jim Akerman.
XXIII. PALMER FAMILY
XXXIV. BULLOCK, HENRY
XXXV. BEST, CAPTAIN
XXXVI. MACAFEE, BILL
XXXVII. LASSITER, MR.
XXXVIII.SCOTT BROS.
XXXIX. OKANO FAMILY
XXXX. MIKADO FAMILY
XLI. AKERMAN, JIM
XLI. SANDWELL, RUTH

Accession Number   Interviewer Ruth Sandwell
Date July 25, 1990 Location Castle X Road
Media tape Audio CD   mp3
ID 71