Fonds yuk-920 - Angela Wheelock fonds

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Angela Wheelock fonds

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CA yuk yuk-920

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  • 1995 (Creation)
    Wheelock, Angela, 1953-

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10 audio tape cassettes

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Angela Wheelock was born November 2, 1953 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She received a B.A. in Anthropology from University of Michigan, 1975 and an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis on social history, University of Michigan, 1980. Wheelock worked as a writer, communications coordinator, teacher, photographer and librarian. She arrived in the Yukon in 1985 and lived in Ross River 1985 to 1988 and 1990 to 1992, and Whitehorse 1989, 1992 to 1994. She served as board member and Vice-President of Yukon Historical and Museums Association (YHMA) and helped coordinate the Alaska Highway Symposium in 1992. In 2002 Wheelock was living in Vancouver, B.C.

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The fonds consists of ten sound cassettes of interviews conducted by Angela Wheelock of individuals involved in or affected by the construction of the Alaska Highway in northern British Columbia and the Yukon. The individuals interviewed were Mida Donnessey, Alfred Jakestu, John Dickson, William Pathman, Bessie Johns, Inez Shulist and Gudrun Sparling. The interviews were done for research on the Alaska Highway. Wheelock received Canada Council funding for the project.

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Permission to listen to the sound recordings of Bessie Johns, Mida Donnessey, and John Dickson must be obtained from the interviewees or the interviewee's family. Permission to copy any of the tapes or to use the tapes in a publication must be obtained from the interviewee or the interviewee's family. The restrictions expire in 2010.

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