Oral history interviews

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Oral history interviews

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Interviews with Deseronto citizens about their memories of the town.

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Interview with Joan van der Voort, September 8, 2010
Oral history interview with Joan van der Voort, who moved to Deseronto in 1980. Her great uncle, Elgin van der Voort, lived in Deseronto and was the town's doctor and active in the United Church. Mrs van der Voort lived in Toronto as a child and her…

Interview with Bev Boomhour, September 8, 2010
Oral history interview with Beverley Boomhour (née Cole), who has lived in Deseronto, Ontario, all her life.

Interview with The Rev. Canon Cyril Betts, September 10, 2010
Oral history interview with the Reverend Canon Cyril Betts, Rector of the Parish of Tyendinaga and Chaplain to Her Majesty's Loyal Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte between 1972 and 1979.

Interview with Cathie Vick, September 17, 2010
Oral history interview with Cathie Vick (née Murphy), who has lived in Deseronto, Ontario, from the age of eight.

Interview with George Root, September 20, 2010
Oral history interview with George Root, who has lived in or near to Deseronto, Ontario, all his life.

Interview with Cecil Root, September 20, 2010
Oral history interview with Cecil Root, who has lived in or near to Deseronto, Ontario, most of his life.

Interview with Don Fingland, October 27, 2010
Oral history interview with Don Fingland, who has lived in or near to Deseronto, Ontario, most of his life.

Interview with Delores Freeman and Elaine Gardner, October 27, 2010
Oral history interview with Delores Freeman and Elaine Gardner, who spent their childhoods in Deseronto. Their father, Evan J. Gardner, owned a number of stores in the town and was also the town's funeral director between 1932 and 1949.

Interview with Tillie Sherman, November 9, 2010
Oral history interview with Tillie (Matilda) Sherman, born 1916, who lived in Deseronto for much of her life. Her father, Joseph Laverture, was the projectionist in Naylor's theatre and her brother, Alec, worked at Clapperton's glass factory.

Oral history interview with Marvin and Linda Brooks, who lived in Deseronto until 1981.
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