File 10 - Victoria Cook

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Victoria Cook

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  • Source of title proper: Title reflects name of interviewee

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CA SWM RG3-005-9-10

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  • 2008 (Creation)
    Cook, Victoria

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1 file textual records, 1 minidisk [sound recording], 2 CDs [sound recordings]

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Victoria Cook was born September 12, 1929 at Young’s Point to Sophia Young and Cyril Grimal. She grew up on a farm fifteen miles south of town where her family raised livestock and had a garden. Her father also trapped in the winter and helped build highway 10. She left the farm when she was 21, and worked various jobs including at the Exchange Café, Clearwater Lake Sanatorium, the hospital, and McGillivary Care Home. She was married in 1950 to Fred Cook.

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Consists of one minidisk (PA2008.1.33), two CDs (PA2010.2.19-20) and a transcript for the interview with Victoria Cook conducted by Keith Hyde. Topics covered include farming, parents, trapping, home, chores, meals, leisure activities, food, school, picking berries, bannock, Young’s Point name, language, Christmas traditions, toys, sewing, meeting her husband, different jobs, social life, sanatorium, hospital, Nip House, children, living accommodations, getting sick (tuberculosis), circus, husband’s death, and family.

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Sam Waller Museum

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Created June 11, 2012

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  • English

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