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Recording of an interview with Alma Houston

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Alma (or possibly Allie or Ellie) Houston in Cape Dorset. The interview is about Houston's life in the Arctic.

Recording of an interview with Keith Crow

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Keith Crow at George River. During the interview, Crow talks about a co-operative, plays his guitar, and talks about the difficulties with the freezer at the plant when the diesel engine failed.

Recording of an interview with Red Peterson

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Red Peterson, the trading manager at the Hudson's Bay Company in Cape Dorset. The interview is about fur trading and walrus hunting in Frobisher Bay.

Recording of an interview with Reverend Bill Peacock

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with with Reverend Bill Peacock, who was a Moravian missionary for 26 years in Labrador. Peacock discusses the Inuit language and the way that the government has dealt with the Inuit people.

Recordings from a meeting of the Brownies and Girl Guides Frobisher Bay pack

File contains a reel-to-reel recording from a meeting of the Brownies and Girl Guides Frobisher Bay Pack. The reel includes recordings of Brownies singing songs and playing games; girls reciting the Brownie oath; girls being enrolled as Girl Guides and saying the Guide promise; and Barbara Hinds interviewing Annie and Lucy, two Girl Guides who were selected to go to summer camp in Quebec.

Recording of an interview with Mrs. Samuel Dodds

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mrs. Samuel Dodds about the difficulties of living in the north. During the interview, Dodds talks about diet, receiving visitors, and schooling.

Recording of an interview with Father Pieters

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Father Pieters, an Oblate missionary in Davis Inlet. Father Pieters talks about about the population of Naskapi and others who live at Davis Inlet. He discusses poverty and the infant death rate.

Recording of an interview with Max Budgell

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds interviewing Max Budgell, a northern service officer in Port Burwell. Budgell talks about the char fishery co-op and the journey to Sept-Iles.

Recording of an interview with Alan Innes-Taylor

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds interviewing Alan Innes-Taylor. Innes-Taylor talks about how he came to Dawson City, his past employment as a police officer, gold mining, the Gold Rush Festival, and other topics.

Recordings of interviews with pilots in Fort Chimo, Quebec

File consists of short clips of Barbara Hinds' interviews with pilots in Fort Chimo, Quebec. There are two men being interviewed on the recording but the reel is labeled with the names Michael Ross, Gordon Braley, and Jacques Dumas. The pilots tell stories about being pilots in the north. The recording is preceded by pilot talking over a radio.

Recording of an interview with Bob Green

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Bob Green, superintendent of the Rehabilitation Centre in Frobisher Bay. Green talks about the history of the rehabilitation centre, the centre's workshops, a young man who was a resident of the centre, and other topics.

Recording of an interview with Miss Joyce MacKinnon

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds's interview with Miss Joyce MacKinnon, the home economics mistress at Frobisher Bay Federal Day School. MacKinnon talks about teaching Inuit people about "white man’s food."

Recording of interview with Mrs. DeLouite

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mrs. DeLouite, who is in charge of the Brownies and Girl Guides Frobisher Bay Pack. Mrs. Delouite talks about the girls in the Brownies and Girl Guides, particularly the Inuit girls, and their uniforms. She also talks about two girls, Annie and Lucy, who were selected to go to a Girl Guide camp down south. The interview is preceded by a short recording of a group of women and children talking, probably from a guide meeting.

Recording of an interview with Joan Stedman

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Joan Stedman, Senior Nurse from the Surrey & Grenfell Mission Hospital in Nain, Labrador. Stedman talks about her work as the only nurse in Nain.

Recording of an interview with Reverend Michael Gardner

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Reverend Michael Gardner, an Anglican missionary in Cape Dorset. Gardner talks about the difference that Christianity has made to Inuit people and how the church got their organ.

Recording of an interview with Mrs. Elinor Coakley

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mrs. Elinor (Baker) Coakley at the Sunset Home in Dawson City. Coakley talks about her life in Dawson City, her past in Australia, and her past work. The interview is preceded by an introduction by Barbara Hinds.